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The New Yorker’s ‘Anagram’ is a hit

In an interview with ABC News, actor Jonah Hill said he wrote an essay about the birth of his son, a congenital heart defect, in December 2016.“The New Yorker has a very good reputation, but I’m not a very nice person,” Hill said.“I’m trying to do something good.I’ve never been an activist.”The article, titled “Anagram,” […]

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Why Pediatric Heart Surgery is Still the Most Expensive on the Market

Pediatric heart surgeries are still the most expensive on the market, with the median price of a major heart procedure now hovering around $40,000, according to data compiled by the New York-based consulting firm, IMS Health.But that’s about to change.According to a new study by the IMS Healthcare Center, the median prices of the top […]

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How to make sure you’re not in for a heart surgery when you get your heart transplant

Heart surgery can be complicated, but it can also be very rewarding.That’s because the procedure can be so individualized that it can change your life for the better.We’ll take a look at the best ways to maximize your chances of success with a heart transplant when you apply to the next surgery.1.Don’t let the waiting […]

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What is a pediatric heart surgery simulator?

A pediatric heart surgeon will be able to perform heart surgery using a computer simulation based on the procedures in their patients’ hearts.“The simulation will give you the chance to be in the operating room in a controlled environment and to be part of the patient’s decision making process,” said Dr. Scott W. Schoenfeld, an […]

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Here’s what you need to know about pediatric heart surgeries

If you’re a child, you’ve probably been a patient at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.And if you’re an adult, you probably are.That’s because in 2018, Philadelphia’s Children’s hospital will offer pediatric heart operations.Here’s how it works: Children with heart disease can get the surgery to repair their damaged heart, which can lead to death.But they […]

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