Taking a child home with a new heart can be very stressful. The Children’s Heart Transplant team will give families information to help care for their child at home.
- Caring for the Child
Tips for helping care for a child following a heart transplant including:
- Caring for the Family
Tips for married parents, divorced parents, siblings and grandparents.
- Complications Following Transplant
Read about common complications, early warning signs and treatment.
- Clinic Visits
Follow-up heart transplant visits are vital to a child's care.
- Lab Work
Checking lab results in one way Children's Heart Transplant team can decide on the right amount of medicine for the child.
- Annual Exams
A complete exam will be done every year near the anniversary of the child's pediatric heart transplant.