Heart Transplant

Heart Transplant


For a heart transplant, the diseased heart is removed and replaced with the donated heart. During the surgery, a mechanical pump moves blood through the body.


ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerAnne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine

Current as ofNovember 20, 2015

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