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 »

If you needed a heart transplant?

most definetly tell your mom to please take the heart!

How do I transplant bleeding heart plants?

TimingTransplant bleeding heart in the spring when new growth has just begun to emerge, or in late summer or early fall, when the plant has finished blooming for the season.PreparationPrepare a spo... Read More »

How do I transplant a bleeding heart plant?

PreparationTransplant bleeding heart in early spring before new growth appears. Prepare a spot for the transplanted bleeding heart plants ahead of time, as the plants will need to be replanted imme... Read More »