Patients are evaluated by a multidisciplinary team and are followed by the team from acceptance both pre and post transplant. Education regarding heart healthy lifestyle and transplantation is provided from the time of referral. Education teaching booklets are provided. Patients may be followed as an outpatient or while waiting in hospital. The transplant team follows post transplant patients for life.
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Patients are assessed by the heart transplant team using tests and interviews to see if they’re good candidates for surgery. Clients are considered for a heart transplant if it’s likely the surgery will help the child live longer and have a better quality of life.
Clients are assessed for:
The caregiver should:
Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information.