World's oldest transplant patient told new heart would last decade - 35 years ago


medicolo posted 8 months ago

Ex-Scotland Yard chief David Aggat was told the transplant could buy him 10 more years when he was given heart of a 14-year-old girl

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Posted in Heart Transplant

Heart transplant is a surgical procedure that is relevant to those with congenital heart diseases. It involves the donation of the heart from a donor to a recipient, the donor being usually deceased. Immunosuppressants are usually administered after the  surgery, during the period in which doctors wait to see whether the recipient will accept the graft or not.

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