Heart disease surgery
Links to our information partners' articles about heart disease surgery and cardiovascular disease.
Congenital heart disease
Congenital heart disease is a birth defect, occurring when a baby is born with a heart that hasn’t formed properly. Some forms of the condition are uncomplicated; others can be very serious. Learn about the differences here.
A pleural effusion is an abnormal build-up of fluid in the space around the lungs. It can be caused by many things, from pneumonia to kidney failure.
Amnesia is loss of memory that’s usually temporary but can sometimes be permanent. Learn more about its causes and ways to live with amnesia.
Aortic dissection is a rare but serious condition where there is a tear in the innermost wall of the aorta — the largest artery in the body.
Has your doctor recommended you to have a pacemaker? Find out what it is, who needs it and things to consider before and after the surgery.
5 heart health myths, busted
Heart disease is the leading underlying cause of death in Australia. Knowing how to look after your heart is essential, but there's a lot of misinformation out there.