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‘Unnecessary’ deaths caused by NHS investigation into heart surgery unit

Heart surgery patients in London have died ‘unnecessarily’ and are at increased risk of death as botched NHS investigations into dozens of deaths have reduced a hospital’s ability to treat people, a coroner has warned. ‘Unnecessary’ patient deaths have occurred following the restriction of heart surgery at St George’s University Hospital Trust and the diversion […]

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26-year-old high school coach recovers after successful heart surgery – WSOC TV

CHARLOTTE — A 26-year-old former UNC Charlotte football player and current Butler High School coach is recovering from a heart transplant. [ALSO READ: 13-year-old gets breakthrough procedure to treat congenital heart defect] “They did a few tests, you know, ran my vital signs,” Denzel Irvin said. “So I would say I was there for 20, […]

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Simon Watt climbs Snowdon after open heart surgery

A BRIDGWATER man celebrates his new life four years after undergoing open heart surgery. Simon Watt climbs Mount Snowdon to say thank you to the NHS team who saved his life. Simon Watt climbs the highest mountain in Wales and England to raise money for Bristol and Weston Hospitals Charity. As a person with type […]

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Texas baby undergoes open-heart surgery after birth

AUSTIN (KXAN) — A family in central Texas credits their faith and the doctors at Dell Children’s Comprehensive Fetal Care Center with saving the life of their newborn baby. The center is designed for mothers whose babies have been diagnosed with complex fetal or congenital disease. It offers immediate and specialized treatment and care after […]

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Mom relieved after daughter’s heart surgery – FBC News

A baby’s risk of having a congenital heart defect increases threefold if the mother, father or sibling has a defect. Therefore, Rangita Prakash, the mother of a three-year-old child who recently underwent heart surgery locally, is calling on parents to get their children tested. Prakash says it’s unimaginable to see your child with heart damage […]

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Israeli hospital offers Ukrainian woman life-saving heart surgery

An Israeli group known for treating children with heart defects is helping a Ukrainian girl live without heart disease. Five-year-old Karina Andreiko came to Israel with her mother Iryina and just received life-saving cardiac treatment here. “Karina was born with a defect inside the heart between the two atria, and this defect causes a lot […]

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5-Hour Triple-Heart Surgery Saves 52-Year-Old Woman | Gurgaon News

Gurgaon: Doctors rescued a 52-year-old man who suffered a massive heart attack that ruptured his heart muscles by performing a triple surgery within five hours.The patient, admitted to hospital with a cough and shortness of breath, had blockages in three of his arteries, a severe leak in his main heart valve and ruptured heart muscles, […]

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At 15, Cristiano Ronaldo underwent heart surgery; this is what he suffered

There are several types of tachycardia and common types include: Sinus tachycardia – Sinus tachycardia refers to heartbeats that are faster than usual but with a steady rhythm. It can be caused by mental or physical stress, fever, the use of certain medications, and certain health conditions. Atrial or supraventricular tachycardia – This type of […]

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Vijayawada doctors perform rare heart surgery on 70-year-old patient | Vijayawada News

AMARAVATI: Doctors at Ramesh Hospitals, Vijayawada have claimed to have performed a rare heart surgery on a 70-year-old woman by adapting the latest mode – Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI) through the naval carotid artery. This would be the first surgery in Telugu-AP and Telangana states. The presence of expert cardiologists saved the life of […]

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Women and low-income patients have higher death rates after heart surgery | Health

According to a new study from Brigham and Women’s Hospital, female patients and people living in low-income areas have higher mortality rates after cardiovascular and thoracic procedures. The research results have been published in the “Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery”. The team of investigators found that female patients had higher rates of urgent procedures […]

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Women and low-income patients have higher death rates after heart surgery, study finds

Boston, April 24: According to a new study from Brigham and Women’s Hospital, female patients and people living in low-income areas have higher mortality rates after cardiovascular and thoracic procedures. The research results were published in the “Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery”. The team of investigators found that female patients had higher rates of […]

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Man Utd ‘need open-heart surgery’ to get back on track under Erik ten Hag, caretaker boss Ralf Rangnick claims

RALF RANGNICK has delivered a stark diagnosis of Manchester United’s failing health, saying: ‘He needs open-heart surgery’. Caretaker boss Rangnick will hand the scalpel to Erik ten Hag in an attempt to revive the declining giant – who face Arsenal at lunchtime on Saturday. 4 Manchester United caretaker boss Ralf Rangnick has claimed the club […]

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Haslemere man asks for help as his mother-in-law needs urgent heart surgery

A HASLEMERE man calls for help as his mother-in-law needs urgent heart surgery but faces huge costs. Alex Nolan, who lives in Hatchetts Drive and works at Tesco in Haslemere, is urgently hoping to raise £3,575 for his mother-in-law Luzviminda Resumadero. The money will go to Luzviminda’s surgery in the Philippines. Luzviminda has a congenital […]

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Man with Kidney Failure Undergoes Complex Heart Surgery

Man with Kidney Failure Undergoes Complex Heart Surgery Chennai, April 15 (UNI) A team of doctors from Medway Heart Institute, a tertiary heart center of Medway Hospitals in the city, performed an extremely difficult aortic dissection operation on a 32-year-old man suffering from kidney failure. Speaking to reporters here today, Dr Anbarasu Mohanraj, Director and […]

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Children’s Heart Surgery Fund receives £5,000 grant to help save children’s lives in Leeds

Read more Read more Covid Omicron XE: What is the new variant, symptoms and is it in Leeds The Sovereign Health Care Community Program has awarded £5,000 to the Children’s Heart Surgery Fund (CHSF) for a life support monitor for Leeds Congenital Heart Unit (LCHU). The monitor will be used to further develop LCHU’s life […]

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Brain desaturation during neonatal congenital heart surgery is associated with perioperative alterations in brain structure but not neurodevelopmental outcomes at 1 year

This article was originally published here Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. April 4, 2022: ezac138. doi: 10.1093/ejcts/ezac138. Online ahead of print. ABSTRACT OBJECTIVES: The importance of intraoperative cerebral desaturation (CD) measured by near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) in predicting neurological outcomes after congenital heart surgery is uncertain. The aim of this study was to compare brain structural changes […]

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Treat rheumatic diseases to prevent heart surgery – Ghanaians warned

Illustrative photo of a person with heart disease Dr. Baffoe Gyan, Cardiothoracic Surgeon at the University of Ghana Medical Center (UGMC), has warned Ghanaians to seek treatment for rheumatic diseases to avoid heart surgery. Rheumatic heart disease is a condition in which the heart valves have been permanently damaged by rheumatic fever. Heart valve damage […]

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Cariboo family settles into everyday life after mother undergoes open-heart surgery during pregnancy – Saanich News

Shina Biblow always knew she would have to have open heart surgery one day, she just never thought she would when she was four months pregnant with her second child. “He’s here and he’s healthy and growing. It’s a miracle,” Biblow said of the family’s newest child, a healthy baby boy named Merritt, born Jan. […]

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The Cariboo family settle into everyday life after mom underwent open-heart surgery during pregnancy – Comox Valley Record

Shina Biblow always knew she would have to have open heart surgery one day, she just never thought she would when she was four months pregnant with her second child. “He’s here and he’s healthy and growing. It’s a miracle,” Biblow said of the family’s newest child, a healthy baby boy named Merritt, born Jan. […]

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The Cariboo family settle into everyday life after mum underwent open-heart surgery while pregnant – Surrey Now-Leader

Shina Biblow always knew she would have to have open heart surgery one day, she just never thought she would when she was four months pregnant with her second child. “He’s here and he’s healthy and growing. It’s a miracle,” Biblow said of the family’s newest child, a healthy baby boy named Merritt, born Jan. […]

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Cariboo family settle into everyday life after mum undergoes open-heart surgery during pregnancy – Abbotsford News

Shina Biblow always knew she would have to have open heart surgery one day, she just never thought she would when she was four months pregnant with her second child. “He’s here and he’s healthy and growing. It’s a miracle,” Biblow said of the family’s newest child, a healthy baby boy named Merritt, born Jan. […]

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‘We can’t thank you enough’: Children’s Heart Surgery Fund awards ‘exceptional’ amount of money to Congenital Heart Unit at Leeds Children’s Hospital

The impressive 2021 funding was dedicated to medical equipment, service facilities, parent accommodations and one-on-one support for families being treated on the unit. CHSF CEO Sharon Milner hailed public donations and regional support as the charity’s “heartbeat” to enable its work of “supporting hearts for life” to continue. Register to our daily newsletter The newsletter […]

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Hero Hartlepool’s baby undergoes open-heart surgery at just five months old

Harri Stevens, 30, and Taylor Lahney, 27, welcomed their son Teddy in October last year and, apart from a slight heart murmur, the little boy appeared to be a perfectly healthy baby. But 10 days after he was born, he began to run out of breath and was reluctant to feed. Teddy was taken to […]

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High blood pressure genes improve children’s survival from heart surgery | Journalist VUMC

Joseph Breeyear, left, Todd Edwards, PhD, and colleagues are studying how high blood pressure genes can improve children’s survival from heart surgery. (photo by Susan Urmy) by Leigh MacMillan According to a new study published in Traffic Research. The findings could help inform treatment strategies and improve outcomes for children undergoing congenital heart defect repair […]

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Open-heart surgery: long-term care

Rehabilitation and recovery after open heart surgery is a long process. Initial recovery takes at least six weeks, and positive results are partly dependent on longer-term changes in lifestyle and diet. This article will help you understand the benefits of open-heart surgery and possible follow-up surgeries, as well as lifestyle changes your doctor is likely […]

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Early implantation of extracorporeal membrane oxygenator after open heart surgery

Atrial fibrillation disorder heart problem and ecg as a coronary heart attack with irregular normal organic rhythm as a chest discomfort disease concept as a person with circulation disease in a 3D illustration style . The extracorporeal membrane oxygenator (ECMO) is effective in maintaining oxygenation and hemodynamic support in patients with post-cardiotomy cardiogenic shock (PCCS). […]

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Finally home recovering from heart surgery, this poor woman was brutally beaten in her own front yard – Chip Chick

Cypress, Texas. Nicole, 21, does not have the average life of a young adult. She suffers from heart failure caused by cardiomyopathy, which makes it harder for her heart to pump blood to the rest of her body. Nicole recently had a defibrillator implanted in her chest to deliver electrical current directly to her heart […]

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Southend mother-of-two reunited with family after heart surgery

Nicola Sharpe with part of the intensive care team at the Royal Papworth Hospital Submitted by Sam Edwards A teacher from Southend, Essex was emotionally reunited with her sons and sister and received a life-saving heart transplant. Nicola Sharpe, 48, spent six months in hospital after being admitted to the specialist heart and lung center […]

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“It takes a whole village”: the Ceresco family prepares for their daughter’s third heart operation | Community

Sam Crisler, The Waverly News CERESCO – Breanna Killin prefers not to think about sad things, or things that could go wrong. It wouldn’t do him any good. These thoughts would be hard for most people to resist in her place. Her daughter, Kynzlee, was born in October 2020 with a form of congenital heart […]

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A child is recovering from heart surgery and is now back on the football pitch

CLEVELAND — Megan Sidley loves sports. “I did gymnastics, swimming, dancing and cheerleading,” she said. The 4th grader prefers football. “I really like being with my teammates,” Megan said. But in January 2020, the then 8-year-old started having trouble breathing while on the pitch. What do you want to know When Megan Sidley was 8, […]

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Monitoring the long-term performance of several bioprosthetic aortic valves

Overall, according to the authors, the Perimount aortic valve (Edwards Lifesciences) provided the best long-term performance with a 10-year reoperation rate of 3%. The 10-year reoperation rates for the other valves included in the study were 3.5% for Mosaic/Hancock valves (Medtronic), 3.7% for Biocor/Epic valves (Abbott), 9.2% for Mitroflow/Crown valves (LivaNova) and 9.3% for the […]

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Evelina London and King’s College London develop virtual reality for heart surgery

Evelina London and King’s College London have joined forces to develop new virtual reality (VR) technology that allows surgeons to better prepare for heart surgeries. The technology brings together scans to create a 3D digital image of the heart, which can be used by surgeons before procedures. By doing so, it can shorten operation times, […]

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Boy needs RM55,000 for heart surgery

LOVING sports but not being able to play any games is the reality of Tang Bak Zhuan. He can only sideways watch his peers play basketball and badminton. He has been diagnosed with congenital heart disease since birth. He has a bicuspid aortic valve, coarctation of the aorta, persistent ductus arteriosus, severe aortic regurgitation, and […]

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Top Military Doctors Successfully Perform First MitraClip Cardiac Surgery in Armed Forces at Army RR Hospital

The nation’s top military doctors performed the first MitraClip heart surgery in the armed forces on a junior officer (JCO) who had developed heart failure due to an infection. The operation was carried out by the most experienced doctors in the defense fraternity, including the Director General of Armed Forces Medical Services, Vice Admiral Rajat […]

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Point Pleasant ‘decoy king’ undergoes state-of-the-art heart surgery

PLEASANT POINT – Arthur “Artie” Birdsall’s life is dedicated to carving duck decoys, a tradition that goes back generations in his family and a vocation to which he has dedicated 50 years of his life. But Birdsall’s carving days nearly came to an end when heart failure prevented him from breathing and robbed him of […]

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John A. Macoviak discusses recent advances in cardiac surgery

John A. Macoviak is a retired heart transplant surgeon and cardiothoracic surgeon living in California. Dr. Macoviak is a frequent contributor to several health publications and below he discusses some of the recent advances in heart surgery that are making the news. Each year, new advances help cardiac surgeons save the lives of countless people […]

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Patient undergoes first robot-assisted heart surgery at North Colorado Medical Center – Greeley Tribune

A cardiovascular patient’s lifelong goal of being the first to do something came true recently, when a life-changing heart surgery procedure was introduced in northern Colorado. Wiggins’ Jeffrey Beauprez, who told his doctor he always wanted to be the first person to do something, became the first patient to undergo robot-assisted mitral heart valve repair […]

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Patient undergoes first robot-assisted heart surgery at North Colorado Medical Center – Greeley Tribune

A cardiovascular patient’s lifelong goal of being the first to do something came true recently, when a life-changing heart surgery procedure was introduced in northern Colorado. Wiggins’ Jeffrey Beauprez, who told his doctor he always wanted to be the first person to do something, became the first patient to undergo robot-assisted mitral heart valve repair […]

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RACHS-2: a new risk stratification tool for pediatric congenital heart surgery

Risk Stratification for Congenital Heart Surgery (RACHS-2) is an accurate risk stratification method for pediatric heart surgery, using administrative data from the International Classification of Diseases – 10th Revision (ICD-10). These findings were published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. Researchers sought to develop a pediatric congenital heart surgery risk stratification method […]

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Doctors describe woman as ‘a miracle’ after surviving open-heart surgery

PIKEVILLE, Ky. (WSAZ) – February is a time to focus on your heart health. Symptoms of heart disease are not always obvious. Most of the time, heart disease is known as the silent killer. Every day when Patsy Howell sets foot in Pikeville Medical Center, this nurse practitioner helps save lives. “I was in good […]

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Local youth recovering vigorously from heart surgery | Community

February is American Heart Month and aims to raise awareness for congenital heart defects, also known as CHD. One of these defects is called atrial septal defect (ASD). “In a 2019 study, 1 in nearly 2,000 babies born in the United States each year are born with this defect,” according to the Center for Disease […]

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SOSHF sends three children for heart surgery | Daily Express Online

SOSHF sends three children for heart surgery Published on: Thursday February 17, 2022 Text size: Herlena (left), Hisyam (middle) and Faizal. Kota Kinabalu: The Society For The Sabah Heart Fund (SOSHF) sent three more children for corrective heart surgery in Kuala Lumpur, after successfully raising a total of RM150,000 through fundraising initiatives under the # […]

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Back home one day after heart surgery

Since Dalmasso is an older patient and has already had 2 open-heart surgeries, his interventional cardiologist, Benjamin Galper, MD, MPH, told him he was a good candidate for a treatment called TAVR, short for transcatheter aortic valve replacement. TAVR involves threading a catheter (a tube with a small opening) through the patient’s leg into the […]

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British Columbia woman undergoes open heart surgery while 15 weeks pregnant

Shina Biblow was expecting her second child last year when she started feeling unwell. “My heart was pounding,” the BC woman said, and also recalled developing itchy red spots on her skin. “Then towards the end of July, beginning of August, I started having trouble sleeping and breathing.” Biblow, who lives outside Williams Lake in […]

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Susan Lucci Undergoes Second Heart Surgery And Tells Women, ‘Listen To Your Body’

Through Becca Longmire. 9 hours ago Susan Lucci spoke to “Good Morning America” ​​about her battle with heart disease on Monday’s show. The 75-year-old told host Amy Robach that she recently underwent emergency heart surgery for the second time and explained how she recognized the symptoms. “I was kind of short of breath,” the ‘All […]

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Burden of heart surgery for a young mother’s child

The Chronicle Lumbidzani Dima, columnistBEING a young mother is a burden in itself, but what really happens when you’re told your baby won’t live beyond five years unless they have an operation that costs beyond that? what can you afford? Ms Violet Mabhena (22) from the Tshabalala suburb of Bulawayo lives to tell of the […]

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After delaying heart surgery for years, Cypress woman finally ‘got her life back’

Years after being diagnosed with a heart murmur and irregular heartbeat, Nalinthil Fetters began to experience shortness of breath and fatigue. She saw a cardiologist in Tomball, Dr. Daljit Muttiana, after moving to Texas. Fetters planned to eventually fix the issue, putting it on the back burner for now. Then COVID-19 came to the Greater […]

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Anti-vax parents REFUSE blood from vaccinated donors for their son’s heart surgery

Anti-vax parents REFUSE blood from vaccinated donors for their son’s urgent heart surgery. image: wikimedia The parents of a two-year-old boy in need of urgent heart surgery have rejected blood donations from vaccinated donors. The parents of a two-year-old boy with heart disease requiring urgent and delicate heart surgery at Sant’Orsola Hospital in Bologna have […]

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Harrogate school raises hundreds of pounds for the Children’s Heart Surgery Fund

Both Henry Connolly and his friend Alex Xenias were treated for heart problems as babies, and Henry’s mother Lucinda wanted to organize support for the 10th anniversary of Wear Red Day. She said the family, who live in Harrogate, were overwhelmed with the day’s support. Lucinda said: “”I have been so touched by the generosity […]

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Young Imran needs help with heart surgery

FIVE-YEAR-OLD Muhammad Imran Naufal loves riding his bike and spending time playing with his friends. He is an active boy who makes friends easily, regardless of age or background. However, Imran had a difficult start to life. During her mother’s pregnancy, she was diagnosed with a hole in her heart. At birth, he was referred […]

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Halifax mum appeals to support Children’s Heart Surgery Fund campaign

The Fund is celebrating 10 years of its flagship Wear Red Day fundraising event tomorrow, Friday 4 February. For over 30 years, the Fund has supported the Leeds Congenital Cardiology Unit, which treats patients from Yorkshire, North Lincolnshire and the Humber and is recognized as a world-class center of excellence in cardiac care. Two-year-old Max, […]

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Kaweah Health opens new cardiac surgery clinic

The existing clinic, which has been brought under the Kaweah Health umbrella, houses the hospital’s cardiothoracic surgery team led by Dr. Frederick Mayer. The clinic will offer patients surgical procedures to treat diseases and conditions of the heart and chest performed at Kaweah Health Medical Center. “We are pleased to welcome back Dr. Frederick Mayer, […]

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Congenital heart surgery in adults: opt for pediatric specialists?

Hospitals specializing in adult cardiac surgery were not necessarily the ones providing the best care for adults with congenital heart disease (CC), according to national data. Since most adults needing coronary artery surgery went to high-volume hospitals for coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) or valve surgery in adults, pediatric congenital heart centers performed less than […]

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IMS-BHU doctors perform difficult heart operation to save woman

Varanasi: Doctors from the cardiology department of the Institute of Medical Sciences of the Hindu University of Benares (IMS-BHU) saved the life of a 35-year-old woman suffering from a rare heart disease, after performing a difficult angioplasty. The team led by Professor Om Shankar said the condition of the woman, who is from Azamgarh, was […]

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Wear it in red for heart surgery survivor Hugo from Doncaster

And Doncaster mother Charlotte Swan is asking schools, businesses and individuals in the area to wear red for her son Hugo and raise vital funds. For over 30 years, CHSF has supported the Leeds Congenital Cardiology Unit, which treats patients from Yorkshire, North Lincolnshire and the Humber and is recognized as a ‘world-class center of […]

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Bridgnorth pensioner returns to run and hike after keyhole heart surgery

Andrew Davis Andrew Davies, 70, from Bridgnorth, is now back in the hills and on the streets after undergoing life-changing surgery at New Cross Hospital in Wolverhampton. Father-of-two Andrew suffered a health problem in July 2017 when he had trouble breathing during a run in the Lake District park and then again during a training […]

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Indications and results of cardiac catheterization after congenital heart surgery in children

This article was originally published here Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. January 24, 2022: ezac026. doi: 10.1093/ejcts/ezac026. Online ahead of print. ABSTRACT OBJECTIVES: Our objective was to evaluate the indications for postoperative cardiac catheterizations after pediatric cardiac surgeries and their impact on the results. METHODS: Unplanned cardiac catheterizations performed after congenital heart surgeries and before discharge […]

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Cubs’ Wieck back on the mound after heart surgery

Ginger Wieck put her ear to her worried hubby’s chest last July. “It doesn’t seem normal,” Brad Wieck said. Considering that 6-foot-8, 257-pound Wieck underwent heart ablation to treat atrial flutter 16 months earlier, now was not the time to take chances. A phone call to Cubs training staff led to an immediate visit to […]

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16-hour heart surgery saves man’s life

Through Express press service KOCHI: Najeeb (58), resident of Kodungallur, was not sure of reaching 2022. Suffering from “aortic aneurysm” and its complications, hospitals refused to continue the treatment due to its complexity. When he was brought to Aster Medcity on December 30, blood flow to his brain and hands had almost completely stopped and […]

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UAE: Emirates funds rare heart operation for nanny who cared for him for 30 years – News

The 50-year-old initially thought the symptoms caused by her heart defect were a Covid-19 infection By SM Ayaz Zakir Published: Wed, Jan 19, 2022, 11:59 AM An Emirati has funded the cost of medical recovery with a rare procedure for an Indonesian nanny who has cared for him and many Emirati children for over 30 […]

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Fijian Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama undergoes urgent heart surgery in Australia

Fijian Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama is recovering in Australia after undergoing urgent heart surgery, according to the Fijian government. Key points: Mr Bainimarama underwent unexpected surgery after a routine check-up in Melbourne revealed a cardiovascular problem The 67-year-old is expected to make a full recovery and return to his role by the end of February […]

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Impact of comorbidities on elderly patients undergoing open heart surgery

This article was originally published here J Cardiovascular Med (Hagerstown). 2022 Jan 10. doi: 10.2459/JCM.0000000000001296. Online ahead of print. ABSTRACT BACKGROUND: The number of elderly patients undergoing heart surgery is increasing. Age over 80 years has been identified as an important independent risk factor for short- and long-term survival. The current study aims to identify […]

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Study Finds Heart Surgery Patients May Not Need Opioids for Pain Relief After Discharge | Health

According to a recent study, many patients who have heart surgery will not need to take opioids as pain relievers after discharge from the hospital. The research has been published in “The Annals of Thoracic Surgery Journal”. {{^ userSubscribe}} {{/ userSubscribe}} “In some cases, patients assume that after surgery, especially a major operation like heart […]

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Study finds heart surgery patients may not need opioids for pain relief after being discharged | Health

According to a recent study, many patients who undergo heart surgery will not need to take opioids for pain relief after discharge from hospital. The research was published in “The Annals of Thoracic Surgery Journal”. “In some cases, patients assume that after surgery, especially a big operation like heart surgery, they will have to go […]

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Wrongful dismissal of Jaguar Land Rover employee after dual heart surgery | United Kingdom | News

Brian Fox, who worked for Jaguar Land Rover, needed lifesaving operations (Picture: provided) Brian Fox had worked for the automaker since he was 16 and had become a “dedicated” member of staff over the decades. However, he was fired at the age of 59 in March 2019 after twice undergoing heart surgery and refusing a […]

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Meet Charles Easmon, the first Ghanaian to perform the first open heart surgery in Ghana

Professor Charles Odamtten Easmon Charles Odamtten Easmon was a physician and academic who became the first Ghanaian to perform the first successful open heart surgery in Ghana in 1964. Modern scholars give him the title of “Father of Cardiac Surgery in West Africa”. Easmon was born on September 22, 1913 in Adawso, now the Gold […]

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Some heart surgery patients can control postoperative pain without opioids

Many patients who have heart surgery may be able to safely and effectively control postoperative pain without opioids after hospital discharge, according to research published online today in The Annals of Thoracic Surgery. In some cases, patients assume that after surgery, especially a major operation like heart surgery, they will need to go home with […]

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AHA News: From Open Heart Surgery in High School to Newbie Offensive Lineman for University of Kentucky | Health Info

By American Heart Association News, Health Day reporter (Health day) TUESDAY, Jan.4, 2022 (American Heart Association News) – Kenneth Horsey was digging through a pile of ribs with his family after church. It was Easter Sunday 2018 and Kenneth had a lot to look forward to in the coming months. Soon Kenneth would be heading […]

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The Cleveland Clinic performs rare and vital fetal heart surgery

Rare and delicate heart surgery at the Cleveland Clinic removed a heart tumor, ultimately saving the life of a 26-week-old fetus. The condition – intrapericardial teratoma with fetal hydrops (fluid accumulation) progressing to fetal heart failure – has been poorly reported in the literature. “A single previous incidence of pregnancy and continuous childbirth after resection […]

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13-month-old girl needs N4m for heart surgery

Posted December 24, 2021 At 13 months old, Jodie Adeola, who has been diagnosed with congenital heart disease, needs N4m to undergo heart surgery. His father, Michael, in a letter to The punch, said her daughter was diagnosed with two large holes in the heart and with Down’s syndrome, which made it difficult to breathe. […]

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Christopher Biggins: Star doesn’t know “how many years has left” – heart surgery

The actor and comedian who regularly stars in pantomime this time of year is a big fan favorite, but at 73 the star’s fast-paced lifestyle is starting to catch up with him. In 2010, after playing at the Edinburgh Festival, Biggins started feeling too tired and struggled to learn lines. Out of curiosity, he went […]

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Non-invasive local heart surgery | Noosa today

Over half a million Australians are currently living with a type of heart valve disease (HVD) known as mitral regurgitation (MR) which, if left untreated, can lead to heart failure. , but the Heart of the Sunshine Coast Headquarters now provide a new ‘keyhole procedure that can be performed near you. Led by Heart HQ […]

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Opioid pain relievers may not be needed for weeks after heart surgery

Recovery after heart surgery can be painful. But a new study suggests that patients don’t need potentially addicting prescription opioids to control this post-operative discomfort. “This study shows that discharge without opioid pain reliever after cardiac surgery is extremely well tolerated by some patients. In other words, we should not reflexively prescribe pain relievers to […]

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Do Opioid Pain Medications Need Weeks After Heart Surgery? Maybe not | Health Info

By Ernie Mundell and Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporters (Health day) FRIDAY, December 17, 2021 (HealthDay News) – Recovery after heart surgery can be painful. But a new study suggests that patients don’t need potentially addicting prescription opioids to control this post-operative discomfort. “This study shows that discharge without opioid pain reliever after cardiac surgery is […]

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Do Opioid Pain Medications Need Weeks After Heart Surgery? Maybe not – Consumer Health News

FRIDAY, December 17, 2021 (HealthDay News) – Recovery after heart surgery can be painful. But a new study suggests that patients don’t need potentially addicting prescription opioids to control this post-operative discomfort. “This study shows that discharge without opioid pain reliever after cardiac surgery is extremely well tolerated by some patients. In other words, we […]

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Dialysis modality and results of cardiac surgery

Heart surgery. Open heart surgery suturing coronary artery bypass grafting of the great saphenous vein Poor results after cardiac surgery are more common in patients with end-stage renal disease (ESK) on dialysis than in the non-dialysis population. However, according to Elias Bassil, MD, and colleagues, there is little data available on the impact of dialysis […]

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12-Year-Old Hardcore Vikings Fan Ready for Open Heart Surgery at Mayo Clinic | Health

ROCHESTER, Minn. –A rare heart defect landed a boy from Indiana – and arguably the Minnesota Vikings’ biggest fan – right here in Med-City. In a few weeks, 12-year-old Brennan Perkins will undergo open heart surgery at the Mayo Clinic. The family tell KIMT News 3 that Brennan was born with a heart murmur and […]

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Computers “learn” to take charge of high-stakes decisions during heart surgery

VA experts in artificial intelligence teach computers to think like “perfusionists” – the operating room staff who use heart-lung machines during surgery. Doctors often stop a patient’s heart during major heart surgery. In this situation, a perfusionist uses a heart-lung bypass machine. The machine supplies the necessary blood and oxygen to the patient whose heart […]

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Omaha’s Happy Procedure Helps Her Avoid Open Heart Surgery |

Stephanie Goans is probably one of the few people in Nebraska to be grateful for the pandemic. Right before COVID-19 shuts everything down in March 2020, she was scheduled to undergo open heart surgery to install a pulmonary valve that would replace a faulty valve that surgeons removed when she was eight months old. The […]

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Omaha’s Happy Procedure Helps Her Avoid Open Heart Surgery | Health and fitness

“This opens the door for a lot of patients,” Delaney said. He noted, however, that some patients may still not be qualified based on their anatomy or their need for other surgical fixes. Doctors examined seven patients and accepted four to receive the Harmony valve. The Harmony offers another benefit as well, he said. Now […]

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Burch, new head of cardiac surgery at the Children’s

By ANNIE OETH JACKSON – The chance to be closer to home brought Dr. Phillip Burch to Children’s of Mississippi. Now as the head of pediatric cardiothoracic surgery, he wants children and families across the state to have the same opportunity of care. Burch, from Alabama, joined the Heart Center leadership team at the state’s […]

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Premature baby weighing 800 grams recovers after heart surgery at KIMS

Hyderabad: Pediatric surgeons at KIMS Hospital in Secunderabad adopted a minimally invasive cardiac procedure to save the life of a premature baby weighing 800 grams. A woman had given birth to premature twins at 26 weeks instead of the usual 37 weeks. While one twin weighed 800 grams, the other twin weighed 900 grams. Within […]

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OH doctor performing a procedure that once required open heart surgery | Characteristics

As part of its efforts to focus on cardiology and heart-related procedures and treatments, Owensboro Regional Health Hospital recently launched its Structural Cardiology program. Through the program, under the leadership of Dr Ashish Rastogi, the hospital began performing catheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) procedures to treat patients with aortic stenosis. Rastogi, an interventional cardiologist with […]

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Pioneering heart surgery in Portugal

For the first time a tricuspid valve surgery was performed in Portugal in Coimbra. At the University Hospital of Coimbra (CHUC) percutaneous tricuspid valve surgery was performed for the first time in Portugal in the Cardiovascular Intervention Unit (UNIC). The tricuspid valve is located on the right side of the heart of all mammals and […]

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Carlos Santana cancels Las Vegas concerts after heart surgery

Carlos Santana has canceled several of his upcoming concerts in Las Vegas to recover from a successful unplanned heart procedure. No other details were given on the nature of the transaction. Santana made the announcement in a video posted to her official Twitter Wednesday afternoon. “Last Saturday I had an incident where my wife had […]

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First open heart surgery performed at White Plains Hospital

The first open heart surgery was successfully performed at White Plains Hospital on November 10. White Plains Hospital’s first heart surgery patient, Reinaldo Ortiz and his wife surrounded by his healthcare team. Coronary artery bypass grafting was performed by Robert E. Michler, MD, chief surgeon and chair of cardiothoracic and vascular surgery at Montefiore Medical […]

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Rare heart surgery adds feather to GNRC cap | Guwahati News

GUWAHATI: Complicated and rare bicuspid aortic valve surgery on a 41-year-old woman from the state was recently successfully performed at GNRC hospitals here, which is the Northeast’s first superspecialized tertiary care hospital. Speaking about the procedure, Dr Rajnish Duara, Senior Cardiac and Vascular Surgeon, who conducted the operation, said, “There are only a few cardiac […]

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Sarasota Memorial Receives Award for Excellence in Cardiac Surgery

Business DAILY SRQ MONDAY BUSINESS EDITION MONDAY, NOV 29, 2021 | Sarasota Memorial Hospital-Sarasota is one of selected hospitals across the country to receive the Referral Center Award for Mitral Valve Repair. Created in partnership by the American Heart Association and the Mitral Foundation, the Mitral Valve Repair Reference Center Award recognizes surgical excellence in […]

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Sutimlimab suppressed the CAD response in a patient who underwent cardiac surgery

Suppressing the pro-inflammatory complement pathway using sutimlimab, in addition to other measures, may help prevent red blood cell destruction in patients with cold agglutinin disease (CDD) undergoing surgery major, suggests a recent case report The study, “Sutimlimab, an investigational C1s inhibitor, effectively prevents exacerbation of hemolytic anemia in a patient with cold agglutinin disease undergoing […]

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Stamford Health and Columbia U. Extend Relationship to Increase Cardiac Surgery Capabilities

“If you think this relationship is rare, you are absolutely right.” That’s what Dr Michael Argenziano, chief of the adult cardiac surgery department at Columbia University, says about the long-standing and ever-expanding association between the Ivy League school and Stamford Health. In the final chapter of this partnership, the Heart & Vascular Institute in Stamford […]

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Frailty is more common in children who have heart surgery than previously thought

Share this Item You are free to share this article under the Attribution 4.0 International license. A third of patients who underwent a complex procedure for severe congenital heart disease were identified as frail during a routine clinic visit, with providers inconsistently acknowledging this, according to a new study. Children with congenital heart disease who […]

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Thank you (donate) for the open heart surgery just in time for the holidays

Lucy Tine, 74, from Wethersfield is very grateful this Thanksgiving season. The vacation will mark just over a month since her successful open heart surgery at UConn John Dempsey Hospital, restoring proper blood flow to her heart from several dangerously blocked arteries. “I am overflowing with gratitude,” Tine says. “It couldn’t be better timing. Although […]

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Norwich grandmother to undergo major heart surgery on BBC2

Posted: 8:18 pm November 17, 2021 The open heart surgery of a Norwich grandmother will air on BBC Two as part of a medical documentary series. “Surgeons: At the Edge of Life” will go behind the scenes of the operating rooms at Royal Papworth Hospital, a world-renowned Cambridge-based heart and lung hospital, treating patients from […]

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Genesee County Patients Requiring Heart Surgery Can Get the High Quality Care They Need, Close to Home | McLaren Health News

McLaren Flint’s Award-Winning Cardiac Program Offers Comprehensive Treatment Options November 17, 2021 Author: Sherry Farney Heart disease has been and continues to be the leading cause of death in the United States for both men and women, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Decades ago, McLaren Flint was committed to providing the […]

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14-month-old girl needs 3.5million naira for open heart surgery in Ondo

During the first months of her life, Teniola Akinbani was full of life, now at 14 months she needs a test and corrective heart surgery at two hospitals more than 180 kilometers apart. Weighing 3.2kg at birth, Teniola now needs 3.5million Naira to first undergo a cardiac catheterization test at Babcock University Hospital in Ogun […]

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Rare heart surgery performed at BHU

The patient was diagnosed with a case of ruptured valsalva sinus in the right ventricular outflow port with severe aortic regurgitation. It’s a rare heart disease which, if not treated in time, can lead to death, doctors say Complicated heart surgery was performed on a patient in the Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery (CTVS) […]

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University of Mississippi Children’s Medical Center’s New Heart Surgery Leader Brings Care Closer to Home

November 15, 2021 The chance to be closer to home brought Dr. Phillip Burch to the Mississippi Children’s Hospital. Now as the head of pediatric cardiothoracic surgery, he wants children and families across the state to have the same opportunity of care. Burch, from Alabama, joined the Heart Center leadership team at the state’s only […]

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Mississippi’s new pediatric cardiac surgery leader brings care closer to home – Picayune Item

JACKSON, Mississippi – Lucky to be closer to home brought Dr. Phillip Burch to the Mississippi Children’s Hospital. Now as the chief of pediatric cardiothoracic surgery, he wants children and families across the state to have the same opportunity of care. Burch, from Alabama, joined the Heart Center leadership team at the state’s only children’s […]

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CarolinaEast of New Bern performs 6,000th open heart surgery

Cardiac accomplishments at CarolinaEast Medical Center extend beyond the many open heart surgeries doctors and staff have performed over the years. On Friday, November 5, CarolinaEast performed her 6,000th open heart surgery. Cardiac surgeon Piotr Dumicz MD, marked the milestone with quadruple bypass surgery. “I am very happy that we have arrived at 6,000 and […]

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“Everything went well”: Heart surgery for 6 month old child is a success at Long Beach Memorial

Shenica Hadaway strokes the face of her 6-month-old daughter, Zhavia, at Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach after successful heart surgery on Tuesday, November 9, 2021. Photo by Brandon Richardson. Six-month-old Zhavia Hadaway has a bright future after life-saving surgery Tuesday at Long Beach Medical Center, which corrected a heart defect she was born […]

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Franklin Graham asks for your prayers as he recovers from heart surgery for pericarditis

Evangelist Franklin Graham is recovering from successful heart surgery Monday at the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota. Graham’s Samaritan’s Purse ministry reports that he developed a condition called constrictive pericarditis which includes inflammation and hardening of the pericardium, the sac around the heart. Hardening compresses the heart and prevents it from functioning properly. Graham’s doctors expect […]

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Certain medications for reflux and ulcers may increase the risk of kidney damage after heart surgery

The risk of kidney damage is higher in patients who have had heart surgery on proton pump inhibitors, according to a new study. File photo by Kzenon / Shutterstock November 4 (UPI) – Adults undergoing heart surgery who take heartburn medication before the procedure are more likely to develop acute kidney injury and die while […]

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A retired educator enjoying life to the fullest after innovative heart surgery

View larger image Rosie Coleman has a new life thanks to UAMS cardiac surgeon Jay K. Bhama, MD, whose quick thinking saved her when she suffered a rare complication during high-risk quadruple bypass surgery. November 3, 2021 | This has been a busy year for Rosie Coleman of Sherwood. Despite restrictions from an ongoing global […]

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Tibetan children undergo life-saving heart surgery in Wuhan

In recent weeks, eight Tibetan children with congenital heart disease have received free medical treatment at Union Hospital, affiliated with Tongji Medical College of Huazhong University of Science and Technology in central China’s Hubei Province. ). Led by Dong Nianguo, director of the hospital’s cardiovascular surgery department, doctors at the hospital drove thousands of kilometers […]

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Strood’s mother’s shocking experience as the two sons undergo heart surgery at Great Ormond Street Hospital

A mother of two has spoken of her traumatic experience after nearly losing her six-month-old son to an undiagnosed heart defect. Shona Boyle, 30, of Cromer Road, Strood, then had to relive the nightmare with her second son a few years later. From left to right: Callum and Jacob are both doing well. Photo: Shona […]

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Kerala’s First Artificial Heart Implant Completed Successfully | heart surgery Kerala | Kerala health sector

Kochi: Kerala’s first artificial heart implantation was successfully performed in a private hospital on a 61-year-old patient. The cardiothoracic surgery team at VPS Lakeshore Hospital implanted the Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD), an advanced and unique mechanism designed to help patients with heart failure by helping the lower left chamber of the heart (ventricle left) […]

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Inside the story of Bill Clinton’s health issues, from heart surgery to stents after recent hospitalization with sepsis

BILL Clinton’s hospitalization this week with a reported sepsis infection comes after several life-threatening medical issues and a history of health issues. The former president, 75, was admitted to hospital in Orange, Calif. On Tuesday with an “infection,” his spokesperson said. 2 Bill Clinton was hospitalized this weekCredit: Getty 2 Bill and Hillary ClintonCredit: Getty […]

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Prayers Answered As Sick Child Undergoes Heart Surgery | New

In June, Jadeene Burnett applied for financial assistance to pay for heart surgery for her then six-month-old daughter Jhenesa Didia. Vital surgery could only be performed abroad. A nurse by profession, Burnett has helped save many lives but watched helplessly as her only child battled complex congenital heart disease. On Monday, the delighted Burnett contacted […]

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1.5-year-old gets free heart surgery: The Tribune India

Tribune press service Kapurthala, October 4 The National Child Health Program breathed new life into a 1.5-year-old boy, Anmol, as he underwent free heart surgery at Fortis Hospital in Mohali, after being diagnosed with congenital heart disease. As part of the Punjab government’s health screening program by the health department in schools and angarwadi kendras, […]

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Judas Priest’s Richie Faulkner Has Emergency Heart Surgery

Judas Priest guitarist Richie Faulkner recently underwent “major emergency heart surgery”. According to his girlfriend, Mariah Lynch, Faulkner is now recovering. “Thanks everyone for all your posts,” Lynch, daughter of former Dokken guitarist George Lynch, wrote on Instagram. “Richie has had major emergency heart surgery. He’s stable and resting. If you know him, you know […]