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What’s in a name? – The Boston Globe

A new article about the name of the heart surgery surgery center that is opening in Boston says the center is called “Fontan Heart.”It’s also named after the mvr heart surgeon who died in a 2013 helicopter crash, according to a Globe article.According to the Globe article, the hospital’s name was chosen because it was […]

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How to make heart surgery easier and more comfortable for everyone

It’s an all-too-common phenomenon that some people who undergo heart surgery for reasons related to the disease have to be hospitalized.The procedure itself is often traumatic, and some doctors say patients have to spend months on end in intensive care units after their surgery.And, of course, some have a tough time walking again.But the procedure […]

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How to get a heart transplant in six weeks

The first-ever transplant from an animal to a human is a procedure that could soon be carried out on people.In the United States, about 300 people a year die of heart failure, and more than half of them have suffered a heart attack.The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has set out to find a […]

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