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Pediatric Heart Transplantation: Transitioning to Adult Care

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.

Stanford is currently not accepting patients for this trial.

Lead Sponsor:

Ann & Robert H Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

Collaborator: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)

Stanford Investigator(s):


  • Behavioral: TRANSIT




Inclusion Criteria:

   - 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:

   - 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.

Ages Eligible for Study

18 Years - N/A

Genders Eligible for Study


Not currently accepting new patients for this trial

Contact Information

Stanford University
School of Medicine
300 Pasteur Drive
Stanford, CA 94305
Not Recruiting