Chapter 35. Outcomes and Risk Factors

  1. Richard N. Fine MD Dean Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics5,
  2. Steven A. Webber MBChB, MRCP Professor of Pediatrics6,
  3. Kim M. Olthoff MD, FACS Associate Professor of Surgery Director7,
  4. Deirdre A. Kelly MD, FRCPI, FRCP, FRCPCH Professor of Paediatric Hepatology8 and
  5. William E. Harmon MD Professor of Pediatrics9
  1. W. Robert Morrow MD Professor of Pediatrics Chief1,2,3 and
  2. Richard E. Chinnock MD4

Published Online: 5 MAY 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444312720.ch35

Pediatric Solid Organ Transplantation, Second Edition

Pediatric Solid Organ Transplantation, Second Edition

How to Cite

Morrow, W. R. and Chinnock, R. E. (2007) Outcomes and Risk Factors, in Pediatric Solid Organ Transplantation, Second Edition (eds R. N. Fine, S. A. Webber, K. M. Olthoff, D. A. Kelly and W. E. Harmon), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444312720.ch35

Editor Information

  1. 5

    Stony Brook University School of Medicine, Stony Brook, New York 11794-8111, USA

  2. 6

    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Children's Hospital, 3705 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA

  3. 7

    Liver Transplant Program, University of Pennsylvania and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 2 Dulles, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA

  4. 8

    The Liver Unit, Birmingham Children's Hospital NHS Trust, Steelhouse Lane, Birmingham, B4 6NH, UK

  5. 9

    Division of Nephrology, Children's Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, 300 Longwood Avenue, Hunn-319, Boston, MA 02115, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    David Clark Chair in Pediatric Cardiology, USA

  2. 2

    UAMS College of Medicine, USA

  3. 3

    Pediatric Cardiology, Arkansas Children's Hospital, Little Rock, AK, USA

  4. 4

    Department of Pediatrics, Loma Linda Medical Center, Loma Linda, CA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 MAY 2009
  2. Published Print: 24 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405124072

Online ISBN: 9781444312720



  • pediatric heart transplant study (PHTS) experience;
  • hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS);
  • extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO);
  • Berlin heart pneumatic paracorporeal ventricular assist device;
  • intravenous inotropic support;
  • post-transplant mortality;
  • primary graft dysfunction;
  • pretransplant diagnosis of congenital heart disease;
  • cyclosporine era


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Pretransplant Mortality and Risk Factors

  • Survival and Risk Factors After Transplantation

  • Survival in Infants

  • Transplant for Congenital Heart Disease

  • Late Survival

  • Conclusions

  • References