Heart Transplant

A heart transplant or a cardiac transplant is an invasive procedure where the diseased, damaged heart is replaced with a new heart. It is the only life-saving procedure for patients suffering from terminally-ill heart failure, severe coronary artery disease, congenital heart diseases, and heart valve disease. An advanced medical procedure, a heart transplant is done by exceptionally trained and experienced cardiac transplant surgeons. A highly complicated procedure, heart transplant needs hospitals equipped with state-of-the-art equipment, helmed by expert surgeons and paramedical staff.

Heart Transplant

Who Needs a Heart Transplant?

Patients suffering from end-stage heart failure, severe coronary artery disease, cardiomyopathy, or congenital heart disease would need a new heart. A heart transplant is the ultimate treatment option to save the life of an ailing heart.

How Is Heart Transplant Done?

A heart transplant is performed by taking a healthy, functional heart from a braindead donor and implanting it into the patient. Depending on the complications, some patients may require both heart and transplants together. 


If you are suffering from any of the following health conditions, a heart transplant is the only life-saving procedure: End Stage Heart Failure Or Cardiomyopathy Valvular Heart Disease Congenital Or Birth Defects In the Heart Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy That Cannot Be Operated

It is tough to define the timeline for getting a new heart. It can go on for years but can happen in a few days to months, depending on the availability of a donor heart that matches you. The recipients should register their names with the organ recipients registry and wait for their turn.

It typically takes 6 to 8 hours for the heart transplant surgery to be completed.

It will take anywhere between 6 to 8 weeks to recover from the heart transplant surgery. The patient may have to continue on medications and immunosuppressants for the rest of their life.

It is possible to lead a normal and independent life after a heart transplant. Eat healthily and practice good lifestyle choices for a better quality of life.

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