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What makes a heart transplant particularly difficult?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Getting the heart

Finding a donor heart is the most challenging part.
After the surgery, there is a lifelong need for surveillance to prevent rejection.

In brief: Getting the heart

Finding a donor heart is the most challenging part.
After the surgery, there is a lifelong need for surveillance to prevent rejection.
Dr. Bennett Werner
Dr. Bennett Werner
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Dr. Jeffrey Everett
Surgery - Thoracic

In brief: Prior surgery status

Previous cardiac surgery increases the technical challenges of the surgery.
The medical condition of the patient also contributes.

In brief: Prior surgery status

Previous cardiac surgery increases the technical challenges of the surgery.
The medical condition of the patient also contributes.
Dr. Jeffrey Everett
Dr. Jeffrey Everett
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