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Heart Transplant

A heart transplant is a major operation where a heart that is failing is replaced with a healthier heart from a donor. This procedure may be an option for people who have symptoms of heart failure even after trying heart medicines and heart devices.

Heart transplantation has saved many lives. It is not an option for everyone, though. There is a shortage of donor hearts and not everyone is a candidate for this surgery.

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