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Why would someone receive a heart transplant?
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In brief: To live longer
They are in heart failure and would not survive without a new one.

In brief: To live longer
They are in heart failure and would not survive without a new one.
Dr. Stuart Flechner
Dr. Stuart Flechner
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Dr. Shahin Tavackoli
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Weak Heart
In almost all cases, heart transplantation in the adult population, is done because the recipient has a weak heart, which can develop through many different mechanisms.

In brief: Weak Heart
In almost all cases, heart transplantation in the adult population, is done because the recipient has a weak heart, which can develop through many different mechanisms.
Dr. Shahin Tavackoli
Dr. Shahin Tavackoli
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