Heart transplant

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What is heart transplant?

A surgical procedure in which a damaged heart is removed and replaced by another heart from a suitable donor. It is performed in patients with end-stage heart failure or severe coronary artery disease.

Common symptoms reported by people with heart transplant

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people for heart transplant

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(CellCept)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
161
Tried for
heart transplant (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Prograf)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
168
Tried for
heart transplant (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Imuran)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
38
Tried for
heart transplant (1)

Data from patients with heart transplant, who have ever reported treatments, ordered by their reporting frequency during the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with heart transplant

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(CellCept)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
heart transplant (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Prograf)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
heart transplant (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Imuran)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
heart transplant (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with heart transplant, who have ever reported treatments, ordered by their reporting frequency during the last 5 years.
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Who has heart transplant on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 1 new patients joined this month
  • 551 say heart transplant is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 7
20s 23
30s 82
40s 88
50s 127
60s 134
70+ 89

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 297
Female 253

These charts show data from heart transplant patients who have completed their condition history
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