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What is the criteria for receiving a heart transplant?

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In brief: Several Steps

The recipient will need careful evaluation to determine they are suitable candidates based on the cause of end stage heart disease, their co-morbidities (other diseases), their blood and tissue type, their size (for a particular donor heart) and there ability to care for the heart after it is transplanted.

In brief: Several Steps

The recipient will need careful evaluation to determine they are suitable candidates based on the cause of end stage heart disease, their co-morbidities (other diseases), their blood and tissue type, their size (for a particular donor heart) and there ability to care for the heart after it is transplanted.
Dr. Stuart Flechner
Dr. Stuart Flechner
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Dr. Howard Rubin
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Heaert transplant

End stage heart failure that is not responding to medications with other qualifiers such as ability to be able to take multiple medications to prevent rejection.

In brief: Heaert transplant

End stage heart failure that is not responding to medications with other qualifiers such as ability to be able to take multiple medications to prevent rejection.
Dr. Howard Rubin
Dr. Howard Rubin
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