Pediatric Heart Transplantation: Transitioning to Adult Care

Trial ID or NCT#



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The purpose of this pilot trial, Transitioning to Adult Care (TRANSIT), is to develop and test an intervention (i.e., a standardized, tailored transition program focused on enhancing adherence) to improve outcomes for emerging adults who underwent heart transplantation as children and transfer to adult care.

Official Title

Pediatric Heart Transplantation: Transitioning to Adult Care

Eligibility Criteria

Ages Eligible for Study: Older than 18 Years
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers: No
Inclusion Criteria:
  1. - Have received a heart transplant at a children's hospital and are ready to transition, as determined by the pediatric heart transplant cardiologist, to the adult heart transplant center with whom a collaborative relationship has been established; - 18 years or older; - Able to speak, read at a fifth grade level or above, and write English; - Physically able to participate.
Exclusion Criteria:
  1. - History of psychiatric hospitalization within the last 3 months, assessed on a case-by-case basis with exclusion only if patients could not potentially benefit from the intervention.


Seth Hollander, MD

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