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Heart disease surgery

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Heart procedures and devices | The Heart Foundation

The Heart Foundation saves lives and improves health through funding world-class cardiovascular research, guidelines for health professionals, informing the public and assisting people with cardiovascular disease

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Exercise after a heart attack | The Heart Foundation

These tips can help you whether youre recovering from a heart attack or heart surgery

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Heart valve surgery

Heart valve surgery is an operation to fix a damaged or faulty heart valve.

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Heart valve surgery | Rheumatic Heart Disease Australia

Patient information brochure from the Heart Foundation describes the heart valves, and answers commonly asked questions about heart valve surgery.

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Heart valve surgery | Rheumatic Heart Disease Australia

Short animated video showing how a valve repair and replacement is completed

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Heart conditions - endocarditis - Better Health Channel

Endocarditis is an infection of the heart valves or the inner lining of the heart.

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Heart transplants - myDr.com.au

There are treatments for heart failure, but for some people a transplant is the best option. Heart transplantation is generally a successful procedure for advanced heart disease.

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Congestive heart failure (CHF) - Better Health Channel

Congestive heart failure is present when the heart cannot pump enough blood to satisfy the needs of the body.

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"My Heart Keeps Beating" Music Video - Maningrida | Rheumatic Heart Disease Australia

No child should bear the scars of open heart surgery. Rheumatic Heart Disease is preventable if you get to the clinic and get medicine when you have a sore throat or skin infection you will help stop the Strep germ from hurting your heart. If you do have RHD then it is essential for your survival to get a injection of antibiotics every 28 days.

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Heart murmur - Better Health Channel

Many children have innocent heart murmurs that don?t require any treatment, but medical tests are often needed to check.

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