Learn About Heart Transplants

If you are considering a heart transplant, it is important that you and your family completely understand the benefits, risks, and limitations of transplantation in order to make an informed decision concerning this procedure. Your success as a transplant recipient depends in part on your understanding of what to expect before, during, and after your transplant.

Facts About Heart Failure
Waiting for Transplant
Heart Transplant Surgery
Medications
Possible Complications

Emory's free Heart Transplant Patient Education Booklet (PDF 284 KB) will educate you on all aspects of heart transplantation, as well as alternative treatment options.