Barnes-Jewish Hospital is considered a leading institution in heart transplantation. Surgeons here have performed more than 600 heart transplants since the program's inception in 1985. Together with a comprehensive heart failure program, our board-certified transplant cardiologists care for more than 2,500 patients in need of transplant or advanced heart failure treatment.
One of only 13 teams in the U.S. to use artificial hearts as a bridge before transplant.
Heart transplant patients can have excellent quality of life for years to come.
Understand the preparation, surgery and recovery process needed for heart transplant.
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