A 41-year-old member asked:
How long after having a heart attack can you get a heart transplant?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Thoracic Surgery 49 years experience
5.5k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 39-year-old member asked:
How can I get a heart transplant?
2 doctor answers • 6 doctors weighed in
Cardiology 31 years experience
By your cardiologist: Heart transplantation is a last resort measure -- so you have to have had an extensive evaluation by your cardiologist and he will determine whether you are qualified to be on the list for a heart transplantation.
6.2k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 44-year-old member asked:
How do I know if I can get a heart transplant?
2 doctor answers • 10 doctors weighed in
Thoracic Surgery 32 years experience
Get transplant eval.: Most transplant programs have multidisciplinary teams which include heart failure/transplant cardiology, surgeon, coordinator, and social worker which together evaluate each case for candidacy.
6.1k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Jul 12, 2013
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.