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The Heart Transplant Process

At UPMC, we understand that patients in need of a heart transplant due to severe coronary artery disease or end-stage heart failure may feel overwhelmed. Our heart transplant experts have more than 30 years of experience in understanding the needs of patients and their families.

This video series will walk you through the heart transplant process at UPMC and reassure you that you or your loved ones are in expert hands.

  • Who is a Candidate for Heart Transplant
  • Waiting for Your Heart
  • Receiving Your Heart
  • Life After Heart Transplant
  • Caring for Your Heart
  • The Importance of Anti-rejection Medication

From determining if you are a candidate for heart transplant to caring for your new heart, our dedicated heart transplant team will guide you every step of the way.

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