Heart transplant surgery

Heart transplant surgery is a procedure in which the surgeon removes a chronic heart from the patient’s body and places a healthy heart in place. During this process, blood pressure is kept in the body by an internal pump.

  In this surgery that is going on for several hours, the surgeon removes the old heart from the patient and replaces the new heart with blood vessels. Also the heart is temporarily linked to mechanical wires which control its jolts.

 There is also the possibility that somewhere the body does not accept new heart or may not be able to cope with it, but the doctor uses immunosuppressants, a highly effective medicine for this. This medicine is used only after the surgery, and it is continued until you are in normal condition.

Life after surgery

Once the heart transplant process, the health process runs just like the rest of the heart. After this surgery, you have to spend 1 to 2 weeks in the hospital and take care of the doctor and nurse. Apart from this, you may have to stay in the hospital for many more days depending on your own health and condition. You can start cardiac rehabilitation programs while still in hospital. After this, when the doctor will be rest assured that your body has accepted your heart and now it is becoming active with it, then the doctor will allow you to go home.

Cardiac rehabilitation

Cardiac rehabilitation is the process in which you move slowly towards normalization after surgery. However, your heart can behave differently towards your actions in the beginning. It may be that your heart’s vibrations will not grow like before and it may be that its pulsing level becomes much easier. This can happen because the nerves that first controlled your heart were cut during surgery.

Why is heart transplant or heart transplant necessary?

If a person’s heart is not able to work properly at all and the person has reached death, then there is no other way than the Heart Transplant. The transplant can also be done if the heart is suffering from a very serious illness and there is no hope of recovery.

Some situations where a heart transplant is necessary:

  • If a person has reached the final stages of heart failure, ischemic heart disease, cardiomyopathy, congenital heart disease.
  • If no person has the possibility of living without heart transplantation more than a year.
  • There should not be any other problems that the person has had on his life.
  • If the doctor has full faith that after his patient’s heart transplant, he can live a better life than before.
  • In some centers, patients with heart transplantation are given strict instructions to avoid smoking and alcohol consumption 4 to 6 months prior to surgery.

How much work is the revenge heart?

In some people, heart failure proves to be very successful. About 87 out of 100 people who have done heart transplants live for one year. At the same time, about 50 out of 100 people can survive for 10 years.
  But there are cases in which those who live extremely good life after heart transplantation. They can stay active as before and accomplish their tasks just like before.
Risk or side effects
Side effects of heart transplantation:
  • Decline someone else’s heart by body.
  • Elsewhere heart needs to be examined by the decline has been no investigation of the tissues of the heart to continue the patient to the doctor for it (biopsy), echocardiography ((ECG, EKG) and blood. If the body, the heart in this situation can not accept the patient has to use regular medication Imunospressents or steroids (Immunosuppressants or steroids). but the risk of these drugs can be very severe Side effects include infection and cancer.
  • Infection
  • Arterial stagnation i.e. Atherosclerosis, which can start from the heart of the donor. This is usually a complexity and if this complexity is seen in someone, then it can last for a very long time.
  • Death

Keep Care After Special Care

After heart transplant you have to make changes in your routine. You will have to adopt a healthy life-force very strictly. There are regular medicines and other medicinal activities. It also includes regular checkup (biopsy). In this investigation, the information of heart acceptance and acceptance of heart has been found in the tissue.
There are also some rules for people who have heart transplant, such as:
  • The date and waiting list given to the heart transplant patient.
  • The symptoms of cardiovascular malignancy and heart attack symptoms


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