Who is considered a fit candidate for a heart transplant?

People with advanced heart failure, otherwise healthy, are considered a good candidate for this procedure.

You must go through all the procedures and tests that can confirm your ability to survive the surgery, in order to become a viable candidate. Moreover, all other treatment options should be considered before a heart transplant.

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