Cardiac transplant; Transplant – heart
Definition of Heart transplant
Heart transplantation is surgery to remove a damaged or diseased heart and replace it with a healthy donor heart.
James Lee, MD, Department of Surgery, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 5/12/2009