To remain on the waiting list for a left ventricular assist device, a total artificial heart or a heart transplant, you may have to complete the following:
Organ allocation guidelines are based on United Network for Organ Sharing and Organ Procurement policies that include medical criteria as well as the equitable utilization of organs.
The current heart allocation policy considers characteristics of both the donor and the transplant candidate. A number of factors determine who receives the organ, including blood type, length of time on waiting list, and listing status.
For more information about heart transplantation, call 704-355-6649 or 800-562-5752.
Call 704-355-6649 or 800-562-5752