Heart transplantation

What is Heart transplantation?

Replacement of a severely damaged heart with a normal heart from a brain-dead donor.

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what does it mean when they diagnosis my dad with chf and said only 10% of his heart is working and he has diabeties and they said because it was...

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Hi,

Usually such patients are managed medically until they get heart transplant.
In case medications don't help, there are devices, which called...

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heart transplant?...is there a risk involve? j/w...cuz I have a girlfriend and she has heart cancer , perhaps this will help... I hope... : ( I...

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Hi my son has post transplant lymphoproliferative disease following 10 years of immunosuppression after heart transplant. he has been treated for...

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Hi, just having probs with blood pressure, it was low, so the drs took me off Cardizem CD and put me on fludrocortisone, up to 0.3mg daily. Was...

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Hi, just having probs with blood pressure, it was low, so the drs took me off Cardizem CD and put me on fludrocortisone, up to 0.3mg daily. Was...

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My son is 36 years old. He has dilated cardiomyopathy with a heart efficiency rate of 15 to 20%. He has sleep apnea and sleeps with a CPAP mask. He...

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hello again, what are the options for someone whose hear is operating at 20-25 percent according to the doctors. Currently on Lopressor 50mg, is...

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What is cardiac ablation and its recommended for patient with EF 25~?

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My mother with heart failure . She had operate CRTD+ICD for 8 months now her EF is 20% from 10%. Is there any therapy to improve her EF to 30 or 40...

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