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A 37-year-old member asked:

What is the sucess rate of infant heart transplant surgery?

1 doctor answer5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Peter Varga
Pediatric Cardiology 43 years experience
Pretty good: The surgery not very comlicated and is almost always successful , if there is a good match. The survival is ~70% in 5 years. As rejection prevention strategies improve the long term survival will improve further.
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A 44-year-old member asked:

How long is heart transplant surgery?

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Dr. Philip Chao
Radiology 40 years experience
Hmmm: Depends on many factors. Best to ask your transplant surgeon who will know you best.
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