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Exercise after a heart attack | The Heart Foundation

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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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What is acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease? An explainer video for school staff | Rheumatic Heart Disease Australia

This brief overview of acute rheumatic fever (ARF) and rheumatic heart disease (RHD) is aimed at school staff, who are well placed to assist children aged 5-14 years, their families and communities to prevent and manage these conditions. Sore throats can lead to open heart surgery in high risk populations. We encourage all school staff to watch this video. It only takes one

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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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Rheumatic fever - Better Health Channel

Untreated rheumatic fever can lead to serious complications such as rheumatic heart disease.

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