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What were the outcomes of heart transplant?

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Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
Surgery - Thoracic
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In brief: Good

Overall about 70% 5 year survival.
2 year survival about 80%. Of the ones that survive 5 yrs about half survive to 10yrs.

In brief: Good

Overall about 70% 5 year survival.
2 year survival about 80%. Of the ones that survive 5 yrs about half survive to 10yrs.
Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
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Dr. Howard Rubin
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Heart transplant

Cardiac transplant survival is increasing especially in centers that have a very active heart transplant program. The anti-rejection medications have improved, so people are living years more than they would have if they did not have transplant.
This procedure is for end-stage heart failure with a poor short term survival predicted.

In brief: Heart transplant

Cardiac transplant survival is increasing especially in centers that have a very active heart transplant program. The anti-rejection medications have improved, so people are living years more than they would have if they did not have transplant.
This procedure is for end-stage heart failure with a poor short term survival predicted.
Dr. Howard Rubin
Dr. Howard Rubin
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