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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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What is cardiovascular disease?

Heart disease and stroke are the top two causes of death — and among the leading causes of disability — in Australia

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Department of Health | Cardiovascular disease

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death and disease burden in Australia. The number of people living with cardiovascular disease is increasing due to factors including population ageing and improved treatments that have resulted in people living longer with CVD.

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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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Coronary heart disease (CHD) and heart failure information | myVMC

Coronary heart disease is caused by narrowing of the blood vessels of the heart. It results in heart failure, heart attack and/or unstable angina.

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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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How to look after yourself after a heart attack | The Heart Foundation

Information on looking after yourself when you are living with heart disease or recovering from a heart attack. Including healthy eating, staying active, and managing emotional health.

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Being active when you have a heart condition | The Heart Foundation

Exercise tips to keep you active if you have a heart condition or are recovering from a heart attack.

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