How does my life change post transplant?
Tell me more about being immune compromised. Will I take meds the rest of my life?
Will my physical activities be limited?
OK, what about sex? When and any limitations?
Will I be able to have children?
Can I swim in a public pool?
Can I eat sushi?
Can I drink alcohol?
Can I travel internationally?
What can I do to keep my new heart healthy?
Will I take on memories or traits from my donor?
What can I find out about my donor? Can I contact the family?
How long will my loved one live after transplantation?
What's the wait time?
Do I have to take medications for the rest of my life?
How many adult transplants do you (Stanford) do a year?
Where does my caregiver sleep? Is there a bed in the hospital room?

Heart Transplant Program

We advance new techniques in heart transplant surgery with the accumulated wisdom of more than fifty years of research and patient care experience.
Boswell Building
300 Pasteur Drive
Stanford, CA 94305
Phone: 650-723-5468
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