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Heart block - A heart transplant Factor

Last reviewed for CCPS 18 July 2006.

Preliminary questions [35962]

36038 there is some evidence that a heart transplant may be a factor in the development of the condition under consideration.

36039 the veteran has had a heart transplant at some time.

36040 the veteran had a heart transplant within the three years before the clinical onset of the condition under consideration.

36041

the veteran's heart transplant within the three years before the clinical onset of the condition under consideration was for treatment of an illness or injury which is identifiable.

36044the veteran has established the causal connection between the heart transplant and VEA service for the clinical onset of heart block.

36045the veteran has established the causal connection between the heart transplant and operational service for the clinical onset of heart block.

or

36046the veteran has established the causal connection between the heart transplant and eligible service for the clinical onset of heart block.

Clinical onset and operational service [36045]

36042the identified illness or injury, for which the veteran had a heart transplant, is causally related to operational service.

Clinical onset and eligible service [36046]

36043the identified illness or injury, for which the veteran had a heart transplant, is causally related to eligible service.