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Indications of ACC/AHA for Cardiac Transplantation in Patient with Heart Failure

Purpose:

To determine if a patient with heart failure is a candidate for cardiac transplantation.

Specialty:

Cardiology
General Surgery & Anesthesiology

Objective:

selection, failure handling and therapy escalation, response to therapy

ICD-10:

I50

Description:

The American College of Cardiology (ACC) and the American Heart Association (AHA) developed criteria for identifying a patient with heart failure who is a candidate for cardiac transplantation. A patient who does not meet one or more of these criteria has an insufficient indication for transplantation.

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