What are the considerations for heart transplant?

What are the considerations for heart transplant?

The video talks about heart transplant considerations by Dr. K K Aggarwal, President Heart Care Foundation of India and Group Editor in Chief MEDtalks. According to the literature, the considerations for heart transplant are: whether the patient is in cardiogenic shock, intractable arrhythmia, refractory congenital heart disease, refractory angina, or class IV heart failure. If the patient is stable then it is not necessary that heart transplant is needed and multiple options can be considered.

Dr. KK Aggarwal

Recipient of Padma Shri, Vishwa Hindi Samman, National Science Communication Award and Dr B C Roy National Award, Dr Aggarwal is a physician, cardiologist, spiritual writer and motivational speaker. He was the Past President of the Indian Medical Association and President of Heart Care Foundation of India. He was also the Editor in Chief of the IJCP Group, Medtalks and eMediNexus

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