33: Dr. Thomas L’Ecuyer -A Pediatric Cardiologists Who Specializes In Heart Transplants For Children.

Dr. Thomas L'Ecuyer talks about how he helps children who need a heart transplant.

He describes the entire heart transplant process from initially evaluating the child, through the child's heart transplant, and then caring for the child after the transplant.

Dr. L'Ecuyer talks about what inspired him to become a pediatric cardiologist.

He also discusses what is involved in determining if a child needs a heart transplant.

He talks about the average wait time for a child who needs a heart transplant.

Dr. L’Ecuyer discusses how the family is affected by a child who needs a heart transplant.

He addresses why having a heart transplant is normally the last option to surgery and other medical interventions.

In addition, he talks about the Berlin Heart and how it helps children who are waiting for their heart transplant.

He discusses the parent's biggest fears when their child needs a heart transplant.

He talks about how antibodies can affect a child after a heart transplant.

Dr. L'Ecuyer talks about some of the symptoms and conditions that parents need to be aware of after a child receives a heart transplant.

Finally, he also talks about the future of heart transplants in children.

Join us as Dr. L'Ecuyer shares his expertise.

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