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How does a patient stay alive during a heart transplant? My dad needs one.

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Heart transplant

If your dad gets a heart, he'll be on the heart lung machine while the new hea, rt is implanted.

In brief: Heart transplant

If your dad gets a heart, he'll be on the heart lung machine while the new hea, rt is implanted.
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
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3 doctors agree

In brief: Cardiopulmonary

Cardiopulmonary bypass machine supports the recipient while his heart is removed and replaced with the donor heart.
Similar to other open heart operations.

In brief: Cardiopulmonary

Cardiopulmonary bypass machine supports the recipient while his heart is removed and replaced with the donor heart.
Similar to other open heart operations.
Dr. Creighton Wright
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