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What to know about heart shock surgeries

The number of heart attacks is on the rise, and it’s likely you’re going to be more susceptible to one than the other.But what about heart attack?According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 6.5 million Americans die each year from heart attack, and the number is expected to grow to over […]

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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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How to manage an arrhythmia emergency at the office

The heart surgeon at the Heart and Stroke Centre (HSC) at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) has been told to brace for an “unprecedented” number of heart attacks and strokes in the coming days as part of the coronavirus pandemic.Key points:HSC surgeon said a number of staff will be called into urgent care […]

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