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Accelerated graft atherosclerosis: In cardiac transplant patients (Heart Transplant Manual)   English
Abstract: This chapter of the Heart Transplant Manual describes accelerated graft atherosclerosis in heart transplant patients.
Author: Cardiac Transplant Service
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2005
UWMC Dept: Cardiac Transplant Service
Revised Date: 10/2012
Acyclovir: Anti-viral medicine (Heart Transplant Manual)   English
Abstract: This appendix to the Heart Transplant Manual explains the medication acyclovir, prescribed for heart transplant patients.
Author: Cardiac Transplant Service
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2005
UWMC Dept: Cardiac Transplant Service
Revised Date: 10/2012
Azathioprine: Immunosuppressive medicine (Heart Transplant Manual)   English
Abstract: This appendix to the Heart Transplant Manual explains the medicine azathioprine, prescribed for heart transplant patients.
Author: Cardiac Transplant Service
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2005
UWMC Dept: Cardiac Transplant Service
Revised Date: 10/2012
Cardiac biopsy: How to prepare and what to expect   English
Abstract: This handout for heart transplant recipients explains how to prepare and what to expect from a cardiac biopsy at University of Washington Medical Center. A cardiac biopsy is a test to diagnose rejection of a transplanted heart.
Author: Cardiac Transplant Service
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2010
UWMC Dept: Cardiac Transplant Service
Revised Date: 4/2013
Cardiac rejection: Recognizing and treating rejection (Heart Transplant Manual)   English
Abstract: This chapter of the Heart Transplant Manual describes the process of rejection -- when the immune system attacks the transplanted heart.
Author: Cardiac Transplant Service
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2005
UWMC Dept: Cardiac Transplant Service
Revised Date: 10/2012
Clinic procedures: After your heart transplant (Heart Transplant Manual)   English
Abstract: This chapter of the Heart Transplant Manual explains clinical procedures, follow-up care, and diagnostic tests after heart transplant.
Author: Cardiac Transplant Service
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2005
UWMC Dept: Cardiac Transplant Service
Revised Date: 10/2012
Cyclosporine: Immunosuppressive medicine (Heart Transplant Manual)   English
Abstract: This appendix to the Heart Transplant Manual explains the medicine cyclosporine, prescribed for heart transplant patients.
Author: Cardiac Transplant Service
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2005
UWMC Dept: Cardiac Transplant Service
Revised Date: 10/2012
General health guidelines: Returning to a normal, active lifestyle (Heart Transplant Manual)   English
Abstract: This chapter of the Heart Transplant Manual provides tips for returning to a normal, active lifestyle.
Author: Cardiac Transplant Service
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2005
UWMC Dept: Cardiac Transplant Service
Revised Date: 10/2012
Heart transplant manual: Having a heart transplant at University of Washington Medical Center   English
Abstract: This document is the cover, table of contents, and introduction to UWMC's Heart Transplant Manual. Individual chapters listed in the table of contents are available as stand-alone titles on Health Online.
Author: Cardiac Transplant Service
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2005
UWMC Dept: Cardiac Transplant Service
Revised Date: 10/2012
Immune system: How your immune system works (Heart Transplant Manual, chapter 1)   English
Abstract: This chapter of the Heart Transplant Manual describes the immune system. It explains the four phases of immune response, and why immunosuppression is needed by heart transplant patients.
Author: Cardiac Transplant Service
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2005
UWMC Dept: Cardiac Transplant Service
Revised Date: 10/2012
Important phone numbers: For heart transplant patients and caregivers (Heart Transplant Manual)   English
Abstract: This handout gives important phone numbers at UWMC for heart transplant patients and their caregivers. It includes a brief list of other helpful resources.
Author: Cardiac Transplant Service
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2005
UWMC Dept: Cardiac Transplant Service
Revised Date: 10/2012
Infections: Common infections in transplant patients (Heart Transplant Manual)   English
Abstract: This chapter of the Heart Transplant Manual describes the infections that are common in transplant patients. Included are viral, herpes simplex (HSV), varicella zoster, cytomegalovirus, Epstein-Barr virus, fungal, protozoan, and other common infections such as cold and flu.
Author: Cardiac Transplant Service
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2005
UWMC Dept: Cardiac Transplant Service
Revised Date: 10/2012
Medicines: For heart transplant patients (Heart Transplant Manual)   English
Abstract: This appendix to the Heart Transplant Manual explains medicines prescribed for heart transplant patients.
Author: Cardiac Transplant Service
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2005
UWMC Dept: Cardiac Transplant Service
Revised Date: 10/2012
Mycophenelate: Immunosuppressive medicine (Heart Transplant Manual)   English
Abstract: This appendix to the Heart Transplant Manual explains the medicine mycophenelate, prescribed for heart transplant patients.
Author: Cardiac Transplant Service
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2005
UWMC Dept: Cardiac Transplant Service
Revised Date: 10/2012
Nutrition: After your heart transplant (Heart Transplant Manual)   English
Abstract: This chapter of the Heart Transplant Manual provides guidelines for nutrition after heart transplant.
Author: Cardiac Transplant Service
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2005
UWMC Dept: Cardiac Transplant Service
Revised Date: 10/2012
Physical therapy: After your heart transplant (Heart Transplant Manual)   English
Abstract: This chapter of the Heart Transplant Manual describes physical therapy for heart transplant patients after their surgery.
Author: Cardiac Transplant Service
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2005
UWMC Dept: Cardiac Transplant Service
Revised Date: 10/2012
Prednisone: Immunosuppressive medicine (Heart Transplant Manual)   English
Abstract: This appendix to the Heart Transplant Manual explains the medicine prednisone, prescribed for heart transplant patients.
Author: Cardiac Transplant Service
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2005
UWMC Dept: Cardiac Transplant Service
Revised Date: 10/2012
Social work services: For heart transplant patients (Heart Transplant Manual)   English
Abstract: This chapter of the Heart Transplant Manual describes social work services for heart transplant patients. Topics such as the role of the social worker, coping after transplant, returning to a normal lifestyle, and writing to donor families are covered.
Author: Cardiac Transplant Service
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2005
UWMC Dept: Cardiac Transplant Service
Revised Date: 10/2012
Tacrolimus: Immunosuppressive medicine (Heart Transplant Manual)   English
Abstract: This appendix to the Heart Transplant Manual explains the medicine tacrolimus, prescribed for heart transplant patients.
Author: Cardiac Transplant Service
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2005
UWMC Dept: Cardiac Transplant Service
Revised Date: 10/2012
Valganciclovir: Anti-viral medicine (Heart Transplant Manual)   English
Abstract: This appendix to the Heart Transplant Manual explains the anti-viral medicine valganciclovir, prescribed for heart transplant patients.
Author: Cardiac Transplant Service
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2005
UWMC Dept: Cardiac Transplant Service
Revised Date: 10/2012
When to call your cardiac transplant team (Heart Transplant Manual)   English
Abstract: This chapter of the Heart Transplant Manual explains symptoms to watch for and when to call the cardiac transplant team or 9-1-1.
Author: Cardiac Transplant Service
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2005
UWMC Dept: Cardiac Transplant Service
Revised Date: 10/2012
Your cardiac transplant team: At University of Washington Medical Center (Heart Transplant Manual)   English
Abstract: This section of UWMC's Heart Transplant Manual describes the different members of the cardiac transplant team.
Author: Cardiac Transplant Service
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2005
UWMC Dept: Cardiac Transplant Service
Revised Date: 10/2012
Your notes: For cardiac transplant patients (Heart Transplant Manual)   English
Abstract: This handout provides lined pages for heart transplant patients to take notes related to their transplant process, or to write down their questions that they want to remember to ask the transplant team.
Author: Cardiac Transplant Service
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2005
UWMC Dept: Cardiac Transplant Service
Revised Date: 10/2012
 
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