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How common are heart transplants throughout the world?
5 doctors weighed in

Dr. Liviu Klein
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Not very
Annually there are ~ 2000 adult heart transplants performed in the US and another 1000 throughout the rest if the world.
Annually it is estimated that 150,000 patients due worldwide that would be a candidate for a heart transplant.

In brief: Not very
Annually there are ~ 2000 adult heart transplants performed in the US and another 1000 throughout the rest if the world.
Annually it is estimated that 150,000 patients due worldwide that would be a candidate for a heart transplant.
Dr. Liviu Klein
Dr. Liviu Klein
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Dr. Nassir Azimi
Clinical Lipidology
In brief: Not very
Due to shortage of organs and donors, the majority of eligible patients expire prior to transplant.

In brief: Not very
Due to shortage of organs and donors, the majority of eligible patients expire prior to transplant.
Dr. Nassir Azimi
Dr. Nassir Azimi
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