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What is the average life expectancy for heart transplant patients?

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Dr. Mark Rasak
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Improves every yr

With improved technology and medicines the survival rates for the post transplant patient continues to improve .
The typical patient has a 85 to 90% survival for the first yr depending on the center. A 10 yr survival is 50 to 60% typically.

In brief: Improves every yr

With improved technology and medicines the survival rates for the post transplant patient continues to improve .
The typical patient has a 85 to 90% survival for the first yr depending on the center. A 10 yr survival is 50 to 60% typically.
Dr. Mark Rasak
Dr. Mark Rasak
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Dr. Liviu Klein
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Good

Average survival is 12-13 years, getting better every year with better immunosuppressive medications.
Some people have lived past 20 years.

In brief: Good

Average survival is 12-13 years, getting better every year with better immunosuppressive medications.
Some people have lived past 20 years.
Dr. Liviu Klein
Dr. Liviu Klein
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