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Iran conducts 100 heart transplants annually

Tehran, President of Masihdaneshvari Heart hospital Babak Sharif Kashani announced on Saturday that Iran conducts about 100 cardiac transplants annually.

Many patients suffering financial problems or fail to provide their required medication die every year, he told reporters.

Heart transplant is a surgical transplant procedure performed on patients with end-stage heart failure or severe coronary artery disease when other medical or surgical treatments have failed.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA

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