Is a heart transplant right for you?
A heart transplant is a treatment option for a small number of carefully selected patients with advanced heart failure
- Having a heart transplant improves the quality and length of life for most patients
- It is not a 100% perfect solution, as there are risks as well as benefits
- Tests will be needed to determine if you are able to have a heart transplant
- Heart transplants are not suitable for all patients with chronic heart disease
Discuss your options with your heart doctor (cardiologist)
If you’re considering a heart transplant, your first step is to talk to your heart doctor.
If you and your doctor agree a heart transplant may be a good treatment for you, they will arrange for you to have a series of tests.