New device developed to reduce cost of tracking open heart surgeries

Tracking results of open heart surgeries may soon become easier and cheaper,thanks to a simple, cost effective palm size blood flow meter developed by scientists of the prestigious Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology (SCTIMST) here. India is currently fully dependent on imported blood flow meters to precisely measure blood flow rates […]

Super-fast surgery could soon be offered to one million Britons with a ‘racing heart’ condition that puts them at high risk of a stroke

The first UK patient to undergo the treatment was Tim Pay, 57, a factory worker from Hinckley, Leicestershire, who was diagnosed with atrial fibrillation 18 months ago. During terrifying attacks while he was in bed at night, his heart would race to almost 200 beats per minute. The average rest rate for a middle-aged man […]

Dantri donates VND20m to help heart disease patient

After their story was published, Thanh’s family received VND460m (USD19,700) from readers. However, it was not enough since the heart transplant costs up to VND1bn. As this was an urgent situation, Dantri editor-in-chief Pham Tuan Anh signed the decision to donate VND20m to help Thanh reach the goal faster. “I don’t know what to say. […]

Akwa Ibom hospital makes breakthrough on brain, open heart surgery

He said, “We have done a wide range of brain and spinal cord surgeries in the last one month, starting from simple things like putting in a shunt for people that have increased pressure in the brain, to advanced surgeries like a brain tumor. So the most recent was a patient that came in with […]

Parents’ relief as sick 7-month-old baby finally comes home after six heart ops

Annabelle turned a corner and had her second open-heart surgery in July at six months old. It diverted blood to the lungs for ­oxygen without passing through the heart, easing strain on the organ. Later that month, Annabelle was briefly referred back at Royal Hospital for Children in Glasgow, and she was finally allowed to […]

Monty Python star Michael Palin, 76, undergoes four-hour heart surgery

The legendary comedian and broadcaster continued: “My chest won’t really be ready for any gold medallions for at least six weeks, and I’m told the ticker, which enlarges to deal with the extra work-load from dysfunctional valves, may take a year to return to normal size.”

Former Premier League hardman Neil ‘Razor’ Ruddock reveals how he ‘died’ on operating table during emergency heart surgery

He added: ‘Harry’s Heroes sent me to a heart surgeon to check everything was alright because I was getting dizzy just running upstairs. I thought, ‘Oh, no, it could be brain trauma after heading too many footballs’. But they found it was from my heart beating too fast, so that was a big wake-up call.’  

My encounter with the heart of Slovaks

Súvisiaci článokBlog: I’m not a local, but I don’t feel like an expat anymore Read more It’s fair to say that every time I walk down the street, I’m greeted with an odd stare and glances – after all, I am dark-skinned and sport a beard. Classified as a foreigner and labelled an immigrant, I’ve had […]

Cyrus Jones trying to make a comeback after having open heart surgery

Jones was a 2016 second-round pick by the Patriots and moved on to the Ravens after being waived in 2018. He was a strong punt returner for much of his time in Baltimore, but got dropped from the roster a couple of weeks after a fumble during a return in a win over New England.

Children get free heart disease examinations

Last year, a donation of 30 pieces of medical equipment and facilities worth more than VNĐ1 billion (US$43,000) was raised by VinaCapital Foundation and Hoiana integrated resort project for local patients and premature babies at Duy Xuyên and Thăng Bình districts in Quảng Nam Province.