Complications After a Pediatric Heart Transplant

Most children who receive a heart transplant have one or more complications after their heart transplant surgery. Most of these complications are minor, and there is no need for alarm. Our pediatric heart transplant team can help families understand the early warning signs, discuss their child’s care and teach them about further treatment when needed.

Common Complications

Rejection and infection are two of the most common complications seen in children after a heart transplant.