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11500 Alberta open-heart surgery patients potentially exposed to bacteria

Globalnews.ca - Dec 1, 2016
WATCH ABOVE: Nearly 12,000 Alberta patients are being notified they may have been exposed to a bacteria during their operation. Alberta Health Services said the notice covers open-heart surgery patients. Julia Wong has the details.

Mayor Henry Exclusive: First interview since open heart surgery

WANE - Nov 29, 2016
“It brings a whole new focus,” said Henry about undergoing open heart surgery. “You begin to realize that there is a lot more to life than to make more money or to climb a professional ladder. You really sit back and realize what's more important,” he ...

Gleneagles KK performed Sabah private hospital's first paediatric open heart surgery

New Straits Times Online - Dec 3, 2016
KOTA KINABALU: Gleneagles Kota Kinabalu has become the first private hospital in Sabah to perform paediatric open heart surgery last week. The hospital cardiology team had on Nov 21 successfully conducted the operation on a three-year-old girl, who ...

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King of Hearts: The True Story of the Maverick Who Pioneered Open Heart Surgery

by: G. Wayne Miller
Few of the great stories of medicine are as palpably dramatic as the invention of open-heart surgery, yet, until now, no journalist has ever brought all of the thrilling specifics of this triumph to life.

This is the story of the surgeon many call the father of open-heart surgery, Dr. C. Walton Lillehei, who, along with colleagues at University Hospital in Minneapolis and a small band of pioneers elsewhere, accomplished what many experts considered to be an impossible feat: He opened the heart, repaired fatal defects, and made the miraculous routine.
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The Open Heart Companion: Preparation and Guidance for Open-Heart Surgery Recovery

by: Maggie Lichtenberg
The Open Heart Companion: Preparation and Guidance for Open-Heart Surgery Recovery
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Heart Rending - Heart Mending: Saved by Modern Surgery - Healed by Ancient Wisdom

by: Marylou Kelly Streznewski M.Ed
On the December midnight when she discovered that she could not breathe, Marylou Kelly Streznewski finally had a good reason to head to the emergency room, after eighteen months of five doctors trying to figure out what was wrong with her. Seven hours of open heart surgery later, she was in possession of a replaced mitral valve, a repaired tricuspid valve and a triple bypass. But even that did not make her an advocate for educating women about heart disease. It was reading a newsletter three months later that listed the very symptoms that had puzzled doctors for those eighteen months.
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Living Life to the Full: My Ironman Journey from Open-Heart Surgery to an Ironman Triathlon in Just Eight Months

by: Ellen Charnley
Ellen Charnley is a Chartered Accountant and avid Triathlete. Ellen has completed many triathlons both locally and internationally. Born in England, she and her husband, Don, have lived in London, Bermuda, San Francisco and Hawaii. They now reside in Las Vegas with their dog, Dude.

Training and competing in an Ironman triathlon is not for the faint hearted. Completing an Ironman has been a dream of mine for many years and 2010 was going to be the year I attempted this grueling event. 2.4 miles of swimming followed by 112 miles of biking before finishing with a marathon - 26.
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Open heart surgery video dairy, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

This video recaps fitness expert Leehe Lev's (http://www.wholeself.ca) Open Heart Surgery experience. Born with a congenital heart disease called Hypertrophic ...

Baystate notifying open-heart surgery patients of infection risk

Baystate Medical Center is notifying thousands of patients who had open-heart surgery that they may be at risk of a dangerous infection.

Care Information After Open Heart Surgery

MedStar heart experts offer information about the proper and most effective care following open heart surgery, for faster healing and recovery. For a physician ...

What to Expect-Open Heart surgery

Minneapolis Heart Institute Open Heart Surgery - What to Expect-Open Heart surgery.

Avery Toole's Open-Heart Surgery at Boston Children's Hospital

The day after Avery Toole was born, an echocardiogram revealed that she had a serious and rare heart defect called hypoplastic left heart syndrome.