Pediatric Heart Transplantation: Transitioning to Adult Care [TRANSIT]

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.

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Are you Eligible? (Inclusion Criteria)

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.

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Trial Location

New York, NY 10032
United States