A journal is a periodical publication intended to further progress of science, usually by reporting new research. Most journals are highly specialized, although some of the oldest journals publish articles, reviews, editorials, short communications, letters, and scientific papers across a wide range of scientific fields. Journals contain articles that peer reviewed, in an attempt to ensure that articles meet the journal's standards of quality, and scientific validity. Each such journal article becomes part of the permanent scientific record. Heart is a muscular organ which plays major role in pumping blood all over the body through the blood vessels of circulatory system. It is able to provide blood to the body with oxygen and nutrients and it will remove all the metabolic waste. The location of the heart is specifically in the mediastinum, the middle compartment of the thorax. Heart transplantation is the replacement of a patient's diseased or injured heart with a healthy donor heart. It is a surgical procedure performed on patients with end-stage heart diseases. Heart transplantation cannot be considered as a cure of heart disease, but it can be considered as a treatment to improve the quality of life. Patients with end-stage heart disease which threatens their life after proper medical treatment may be considered for heart transplantation.
Last date updated on July, 2014