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heart surgery

Surgical procedures performed on the heart and its blood vessels. They include heart valve stretching (valvotomy), valve replacement, coronary artery BALLOON ANGIOPLASTY, CORONARY ARTERY BYPASS operations, HEART REDUCTION, HEART VALVE REPLACEMENT, the closure of ‘holes in the heart’ (congenital septal defects) and PATENT DUCTUS ARTERIOSUS, the correction of other congenital abnormalities and HEART TRANSPLANTATION.
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The team includes a consultant cardiologist, a cardiologist, anesthesiologist, intensive care consultant, perfusionist, and 10 nursing staff specialised in paediatric open heart surgery in both the operation room and the intensive care unit (ICU).
Fran Curtis, who is the spokesperson of the 'Rolling Stone' band, revealed after the singer's heart surgery, he is "doing very well and is expected to make a full recovery," reported Fox News.
For some CVD patients - based on the complexity of their cardiovascular disease, co-morbidities, and overall diagnosis - open heart surgery may still be recommended.
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The Heart Surgery University Hospital in Damascus is gearing up for other special and distinctive surgeries at the level of Syria and the region during the coming period.
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"It is great to see that our first patient is doing so well after this procedure and was able to avoid having open heart surgery to fix his mitral regurgitation," Dr.
BVH Chief Executive Officer Prof Dr Javed Iqbal told Dawn that the open heart surgery had successfully been done on an experimental basis with the assistance of a medical team from Faisalabad.
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As action man Arnold Schwarzenegger reveals he has just undergone heart surgery. Marion McMullen looks at other celebrities who have survived heart problems 1 TERMINATOR star Arnold Schwarzenegger, pictured left, announced on Twitter "I'm back" after undergoing heart surgery this week.
BY CHRISTOPHER BUCKTIN US Editor ARNOLD Schwarzenegger's first words when he came around after heart surgery yesterday were: "I'm back."