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Eight-year-old boy returns to court after open heart surgery

BADMINTON England - Oct 21, 2016
Eight-year-old Etienne Clapham showed that nothing can keep him off the badminton court – not even open heart surgery. Etienne was born with Tracheo-Oesophageal Fistula (TOF) - a rare congenital birth defect which affects approximately 1 in 2,500 to ...

Contaminated Devices May Lead To Deadly Infection After Open-Heart Surgery

Forbes - Oct 13, 2016
Anyone who's had open heart surgery since 2011 should beware: You could have a deadly infection brewing in your chest. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a warning that a device commonly used to heat and cool the ...

A warning for open-heart surgery patients

ConsumerAffairs - Oct 17, 2016
Photo (c) chanawit - Fotolia Federal health officials have a warning for open-heart surgery patients: a device used during your surgery may have been contaminated with bacteria when it was made, and a dangerous infection can develop long after the ...

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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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Open Heart Surgery: A How-To Guide

by: Loc Tran
Open Heart Surgery is the first book written by Loc Tran, a poet and artist from Seattle, Washington. Honestly awkward at times, this is a short collection of his writing, poems, and performance pieces.
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Why Daddy Bear Is Having Surgery: A Child's View of Open Heart Surgery

by: Miss Jennifer A. Bonnell
This book was designed for children who have someone in their family who is having open heart surgery. This book introduces the heart surgery process from a child's perspective.
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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 ...

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 ...

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.

Sternal Precautions For Post-Op Open Heart Surgery

Sternal Precautions and Proper Handling of Patients following Open Heart Surgery. This video explains all precautions for patients following their open heart ...


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