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If you are a heart donor and are a middle aged man, can you donate to a kid?
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Dr. Ralph Layman
Surgery - Transplant
In brief: Not usually
Part of the heart matching is based on size.
It would depend on the size of both the donor and recipient.

In brief: Not usually
Part of the heart matching is based on size.
It would depend on the size of both the donor and recipient.
Dr. Ralph Layman
Dr. Ralph Layman
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In brief: No
A deceased heart donor would have to be size matched to the recipient.

In brief: No
A deceased heart donor would have to be size matched to the recipient.
Dr. Stuart Flechner
Dr. Stuart Flechner
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