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What are the criteria used to determine if someone qualifies for a heart transplant?

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In brief: End stage heat dis.

The most essential, indication for heart transplantation is end stage heart disease not remediable by any other methods like medications heart devices etc , in good health, and have reasonable life expectancy.

In brief: End stage heat dis.

The most essential, indication for heart transplantation is end stage heart disease not remediable by any other methods like medications heart devices etc , in good health, and have reasonable life expectancy.
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Dr. Scott Mackinnon
Anesthesiology
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In brief: General criteria

Life expectancy<1 year without it, exhaustion of other therapies, the absence of other life threatening conditions, absence of active drug/alcohol abuse and smoking, presence of supportive family members.
Age generally not a rigid criteria.

In brief: General criteria

Life expectancy<1 year without it, exhaustion of other therapies, the absence of other life threatening conditions, absence of active drug/alcohol abuse and smoking, presence of supportive family members.
Age generally not a rigid criteria.
Dr. Scott Mackinnon
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