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Types of prosthesis supplied by WALSA

WALSA supplies a number of prostheses including lightweight products if you have limited functional ability.

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Osteomyelitis means an infection of bone which can either be recent or longstanding.

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Arthritis and surgery: hip replacement -

For some people with arthritis, hip replacement surgery could mean the difference between leading a normal life or putting up with a debilitating condition.

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Infective Endocarditis (IE) | myVMC

Infective endocarditis is an infection (usually bacterial, occasionally fungal) of the endocardium (the inner lining of the heart)

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Mycobacterium chimaera and open-heart cardiac surgery

Alert information related to Mycobacterium chimaera infection risk after open-heart cardiac surgery

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Heart procedures and devices | The Heart Foundation

If you have a heart problem, your doctor may want you to have a procedure or surgery done, or a device implanted. Below is an overview of some of these.

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Haptoglobin - Lab Tests Online AU

Why and when to get tested for haptoglobin

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Access for Dialysis

It is the job of your kidneys to remove waste for your body. If your kidneys stop doing this properly, dialysis is needed.

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Mitral Stenosis (MS) | myVMC

Mitral stenosis is a narrowing or obstruction of the opening of the mitral valve, which separates the upper (left arium) and lower chamber (left ventricle) on the left side of the heart

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