Heart transplant

People with end-stage heart failure may be eligible for a heart transplant. Normally, these patients will have tried many other options including medications, a left ventricular assist device (LVAD) or other surgeries. End-stage heart failure can arise from several conditions including hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (enlarged heart syndrome), congenital heart disease or coronary heart disease.

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