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Psychiatric Aspects

  • E. S. Nash
  • D. K. C. Cooper

Abstract

Cardiac transplantation emerged in 1967 as a dramatic new way of saving the life of a dying cardiac patient[1]. It was not so much the radical nature of the procedure that triggered the reactions, but the removal and replacement of an organ that is seen by some solely as a physiological pump, but by others as the symbolic seat of love and loyalty[2], [3].

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Organ Transplantation Heart Transplant Donor Organ Cardiac Transplantation Psychiatric Aspect 
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  • D. K. C. Cooper

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