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Heart and Lung Transplantation in Childhood: A Case Report


Dokuz Eylül Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi Göğüs, Kalp ve Damar Cerrahisi,İzmir


Dokuz Eylül Üniversitesi Anesteziyoloji ve Reanimasyon İzmir


Dokuz Eylül Üniversitesi Anesteziyoloji ve Reanimasyon,İzmir


Dokuz Eylül Üniversitesi Pediyatrik Kardiyoloji,İzmir


Dokuz Eylül Üniversitesi Patoloji Anabilim Dalları,İzmir

Archives of the Turkish Society of Cardiology 1998; 26: 446-448
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A 9-year-old child, who had patent ductus arteriosus that had been ligated in our clinic 17 months ago., dtype transposition of great arteries, double-outlet right ventricle, restrictive ventricular septal defect and irreversible pulmonary vascular disease underwent a heartlung transplanlation procedure, firstly done in Turkey. Though the early diagnosis and treatment is generally possible in congenital heart diseases, repairing procedures may delay reasoning from various factors and these patients 'can lose their chance of correction. Optimal conditions and organisation are being developed in Turkey and in our region, which are required for improving the survival and quality of life of these transplanı applicants.

ISSN 1016-5169 EISSN 1308-4488