Volume 12, Issue 1 (spring 2004)                   JSSU 2004, 12(1): 70-75 | Back to browse issues page

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Cardiac transplantation is life saving in patients suffering from end stage cardiac diseases. In recent years , advancement in cardiac surgery has contributed to increasing number of patients who require cardiac transplantation. This report is the first case of heart transplantation in Yazd. Recipient was a 53 years old man with dilated cardiomyopathy and candidate for cardiac transplant. The donor was a 35 years old man with documented brain death due to a car accident. Patient was discharged from hospital 7 days after the operation with no complications and on follow up 1 year after operation , patient is in good condition and under specific care.
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Received: 2010/12/6 | Published: 2004/04/15

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