A 44-year-old member asked:
Are there some good websites for someone soon to get a heart transplant?
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Urology 46 years experience
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A 26-year-old member asked:
What makes someone eligible to get a heart transplant?
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Cardiology 33 years experience
Refractory symptoms: Pts that fail a maximal oral medical therapy reqiure multiple admissions to the hospital visits requiring IV medications to stay out of heart failure.Pts that require an asist device such a lvad are the types of pts that are cosidered for transplant. An vo2 stress test, muga scan, heartcaths, etc are tests done to eval pts. Elderly pts smokers morbidly obese and pts with poor compliance r excluded.
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Last updated Jun 5, 2014
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