Sometimes, it may be necessary for you to have heart surgery. While surgery generally improves heart failure, it will only be carried out if the anticipated benefits of the procedure outweigh the risks.

Major surgery, such as heart surgery, carries a number of risks. Surgery that can improve your heart failure includes coronary artery bypass, valve replacement surgery and heart transplantation. Due to recent medical advances and improvements, these surgeries are widely performed.

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