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When will my heart be OK?

When will your heart be okay?This is the question many of us face after being told our heart was “broken” by a procedure to repair a torn heart valve.What happens next is one of the most complex and difficult medical decisions that any patient faces.Here are some of the answers.What is a heart transplant?A heart […]

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The most popular surgeries for transplantation in Canada are a homotopic and a heterotopic

Two surgeons are working to make a homotextile heart transplant a reality.“We think we have found a way to make it easier for people to get their transplant done,” said Dr. John Ritchie, a cardiologist and chief medical officer of the Ottawa-based Canadian Heart Association.Ritchie, who has been working on the project for the past […]

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How to tell if Oliver is alive after surgery

A surgeon has told the BBC that Oliver is recovering from surgery to remove a coronary artery in his heart and that he will be able to resume his daily routine. “I’ve got a very good prognosis and I’m going to be back to work in a few days.I’ve got some good news for everyone who’s […]

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