Coronary Artery Disease Essay
Australia’s transplant success rates are one of the best in the world. 84% of all heart transplants are successful, with the patient’s survival rate of 90% at one year and 70% at five years.
The benefits of heart transplants is that it gives patients renewed or improved lives and allows them to once again, participate in activities and sports such as walking, running and swimming.
Daniel Winter, aged 23 was a heart transplant patient. He was found to have heart disease and luckily, he received a new heart within only 2~3 months. After the transplant, he returned to his normal lifestyle and precious every day of his life. He interviewed many other children and teenagers who were waiting for a new heart and lifted their spirits more. Daniel knew that he had helped many others by doing this, because when he was interviewed by other people before his transplant, they surely did help him a lot and give him more courage and confidence.
Although most patients return to their normal lifestyle after the transplantation, there are still some drawbacks before and after a heart transplant is done. First