A normal working healthy heart is transplanted in patients with reduced heart functioning (pumping).
This process is very costly
This treatment is not opted for patients above 60 years of age and insulin dependent patients.
This is done only if all the other organs in the patient's body are functioning properly
Even if heart is transplanted, for it to be not rejected, anti- rejection medication should be administered.
This will lead to many other diseases
This can lead to many side effects
There is a chance for infection with the anti rejection medication administration.
Diseases like Herpes can mainly occur in such patients.
The patient will have to be hospitalized for 1 month after the surgery.
For 3 months, the patient will have to reside near the hospital.
For 1 year, biopsy checkups are necessary.
Yearly once, Angiogram should be done to check if blocks are being created.