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How much more difficult is it for doctors to perform a heart transplant if the patient has sinus inversus?

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Dr. Mike Bowman
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
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In brief: SITUS Inversus?

Situs inversus is a condition where the body's organs are backwards (heart on right, liver on left, etc).
I'm not a cardiothoracic surgeon but i'm sure that this condition will make a heart transplant substantially more difficult. I did a quick search, and i can tell you that it has been performed, but it would be best to seek out a top notch transplant program. Good luck!

In brief: SITUS Inversus?

Situs inversus is a condition where the body's organs are backwards (heart on right, liver on left, etc).
I'm not a cardiothoracic surgeon but i'm sure that this condition will make a heart transplant substantially more difficult. I did a quick search, and i can tell you that it has been performed, but it would be best to seek out a top notch transplant program. Good luck!
Dr. Mike Bowman
Dr. Mike Bowman
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Dr. Boris Aronzon
Anesthesiology

In brief: Same

Should not make much difference as long as there are no additional vessels abnormalities.

In brief: Same

Should not make much difference as long as there are no additional vessels abnormalities.
Dr. Boris Aronzon
Dr. Boris Aronzon
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