Echo Surveillance of Pediatric Heart Transplant Recipients

Echo Surveillance of Pediatric Heart Transplant Recipients

Echo Surveillance of Pediatric Heart Transplant Recipients

Course Director(s): Jonathan N. Johnson, M.D.

Released On: July 31, 2015 - Length: 39:30

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This tutorial will review the basic history of heart transplantation in children and adolescents, with emphasis on the specific surgical techniques of heart transplantation. Next, discussion will focus on the role of echocardiography in heart transplantation, from the assessment of potential donor hearts, examination of the newly transplanted heart in the operating room, and assessment of patients as outpatients after transplant. Key pearls for surveillance and detection of early rejection will be demonstrated. Lastly, we will discuss new technologies on the horizon in pediatric heart failure and heart transplantation.  

Objectives

  • Review the history of heart transplantation and associated surgical techniques, in adults and children
  • Identify the role of pediatric echocardiography before, during, and after transplantation
  • Describe future technologies on the horizon in pediatric heart failure and heart transplantation

Faculty


Jonathan N. Johnson, MD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Medical Director, Pediatric Heart Failure and Heart Transplantation
Associate Program Director, Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship Program
Division of Pediatric Cardiology
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

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