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Heart transplantation is a surgical option to treat advanced heart failure. Heart failure affects nearly five million adults in the U.S., and may be the result of a number of other heart conditions, including:
A new, cutting edge technique is used to successfully keep a patient with heart and lung failure alive long enough to receive a heart transplant.
Clinical trials are research studies that evaluate a new medical approach, device, drug, or other treatment. As a Stanford Health Care patient, you may have access to the latest, advanced clinical trials.
Open trials refer to studies currently accepting participants. Closed trials are not currently enrolling, but may open in the future.