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. 2004 Apr;89(4):386-9.
doi: 10.1136/adc.2002.017186.

Current Status of Paediatric Heart, Lung, and Heart-Lung Transplantation

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Current Status of Paediatric Heart, Lung, and Heart-Lung Transplantation

M Burch et al. Arch Dis Child. .
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Abstract

Since the first successful heart transplantation by Christian Barnard in 1967, there have been over 60 000 heart transplants performed worldwide. Around 350 paediatric heart transplants are now performed annually and approximately 10% of these are in the UK.

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Survival for paediatric heart transplantation by era. Reproduced from the International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation at www.ishlt.org.27
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Figure 2
Survival for paediatric lung transplantation by era. Reproduced from the International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation at www.ishlt.org.27
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Survival for paediatric heart lung transplantation by era. Reproduced from the International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation at www.ishlt.org.27

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