Early heart transplant in a child with advanced lymphoma

Elaine Morgan*, Elfriede Pahl

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

A child with advanced stage large cell lymphoma in remission developed overwhelming, irreversible anthracycline cardiac toxicity incompatible with life early in her treatment course. The medical complexities and ethical issues concerning a decision to proceed with orthotopic heart transplantation are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)509-512
Number of pages4
JournalPediatric transplantation
Volume6
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2002

Keywords

  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Ethics
  • Heart transplantation
  • Lymphoma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Transplantation

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