Pacemaker Implantation

A Pacemaker is an Electronic device with a Power source that is implanted in the patient’s body, usually in the Upper Chest (on the side opposite the dominant hand). It…

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Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD)

The Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD) is a revolutionary device that has reduced the need for heart transplants worldwide. The LVAD is used in patients with severely weakened heart muscle.…

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Heart Bypass Surgery

Not all blood vessel blockages can undergo Angioplasty or Stenting. Some blockages are too severe and/or hardened to be safely open using balloons or stents. Sometimes there are so many…

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Angioplasty / Stent

If there are severe narrowing or blockages in the blood vessels of the heart (Coronary Artery Disease / Ischaemic Heart Disease), this often leads to chest discomfort which limits the…

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Heart Medications

Medication is a fundamental part of treating Heart Disease. Over the last 50 years, the range of medications available to treat Heart Disease has expanded, and medications have become so…

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