Heart Transplant

A heart transplant occurs when a failing heart is replaced with a donor heart. The heart comes from someone who is brain dead and whose family has consented to donate the organ.

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Heart Transplant Reviews

Pros: • Life-saving procedure • 85-90% success rate (living one year later)

Cons: • Invasive surgery • Recovery time • Immunosuppressive drugs

By Heart Connect StaffCA