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 Can doctors use a pigs heart or a cows heart for a human heart transplant?

Answer Let's think about size -- a cow's heart is simply too large to be placed in the existing spot in a human. It is true that a baboon's heart was placed in a baby, but she survived just one day with ... Read More »
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Why don't people who need a heart transplant use a mechanical heart since these hearts are more available?

Artificial hearts are widely used throughout Europe and Australia. There are people here in Europe who have lived with an artificial heart for 3 or 4 years prior to transplant. In the US, the FDA h... Read More »
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I have blockage n all my arteries,and just had a massive heart attack,is open heart surgery my only option?

Hi LisaBlockages in all of the coronary arteries can prove fatal if not treated right. Depending on how severe the blockages are surgery is the right choice. PCI or percutaneous coronary interventi... Read More »
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I'm 21 years old and just recently had a heart ultra sound test done and it came out minor heart valve...?

Most people have some regurgitation - it's that common. I wouldn't worry too much about it. Many people don't know they have it and don't have any problems. I myself have 3 types of regurgitation a... Read More »
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I'm looking for the heart patient diet you follow before heart surgery to loose a lot of weight.?


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