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What are odds of dying during heart transplant surgery?
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Dr. Peter Varga
Pediatrics - Cardiology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Minimal
Very low. Different surgeons will quote different percentages, generally there is a better than 99% chance of surviving the operation.

In brief: Minimal
Very low. Different surgeons will quote different percentages, generally there is a better than 99% chance of surviving the operation.
Dr. Peter Varga
Dr. Peter Varga
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Dr. Liviu Klein
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
In brief: Low
In experienced centers the death rate during heart transplant is less than 1%.

In brief: Low
In experienced centers the death rate during heart transplant is less than 1%.
Dr. Liviu Klein
Dr. Liviu Klein
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