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I have had heart problems my entire life. Is heart transplant necessary?

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Dr. Mark Stern
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
2 doctors agree

In brief: It depends

It depends on what type of heart problems and how severe they are.
Heart transplants are only considered in severe chronic heart failure.

In brief: It depends

It depends on what type of heart problems and how severe they are.
Heart transplants are only considered in severe chronic heart failure.
Dr. Mark Stern
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Dr. Pasala Ravichandran
Surgery - Thoracic
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Not necessarily

Heart tx is reserved for people in end stage heart failure with limited survival and severe symptoms at rest.

In brief: Not necessarily

Heart tx is reserved for people in end stage heart failure with limited survival and severe symptoms at rest.
Dr. Pasala Ravichandran
Dr. Pasala Ravichandran
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