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How many people are in need of a heart transplant?

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At any given time, up to 4,000 people are waiting for a heart or heart-lung transplant.

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National Heart Lung and Blood Institute: "Explore Heart Transplant."

Mayo Clinic: "Heart transplant."

 

 

Reviewed by James Beckerman on July 15, 2020

SOURCES:

National Heart Lung and Blood Institute: "Explore Heart Transplant."

Mayo Clinic: "Heart transplant."

 

 

Reviewed by James Beckerman on July 15, 2020

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