A medical surgery performed to replace a damaged or diseased heart with a healthy donor heart.
The procedure involves taking a functioning heart, from a recently deceased organ donor and implanting it into the patient, i.e., removing and replacing the damaged heart with the donor’s healthy heart.
The life expectancy of the patient post the operation is on an average of 15 years. Heart transplant is not considered as a cure for heart failure but a life saving treatment and improve the recipient’s quality of life.
Patients who have advanced or end-stage heart failure, but are healthy otherwise, may be considered for heart transplant.
The patients who have a positive reply to the standard questions below have a chance to undergo heart transplant:
Damage to the organs
Infections High risk Blood clots Heart attack or stroke Heart rhythm problems Lung and kidney failure Rejection of the donor heart
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