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How to help a dying patient’s loved one with a heart surgery poem

This poem is the work of one of my favorite patients, Emily.She was diagnosed with early stage breast cancer and was suffering from severe pain, fatigue, and other symptoms.While she was undergoing chemo, her heart stopped, and she had to have a cardiac catheter placed in her chest.While this procedure was extremely painful, it was […]

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Australia’s most expensive heart surgery

Myxoma Heart Surgery was Australia’s second-most expensive heart operation, according to data from the Australian Medical Council (AIC).The cost to perform the operation rose from $9,500 to $13,000 and it is now the third most expensive operation in the country after a heart surgery for myocardial infarction.Myxoma was first discovered in 2007.The operation involves removing […]

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