Case study: infant transplantation: a change of heart.

S. M. Feliciano, N. J. Girard, J. H. Calhoon

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The majority of infant heart transplants are for the correction of hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS). This article will describe the preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative care for perioperative and pediatric intensive care areas implemented for HLHS infant heart transplantation at Medical Center Hospital, San Antonio, TX. The surgical procedure is given. Dimensions of psychosocial care and education of the parents are briefly described.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)37-50
Number of pages14
JournalSeminars in perioperative nursing
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1992

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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