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Rest can undo damage to heart cells


April 2nd, 2012 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
London, April 2 (IANS) The damage to cardiac cells after a heart failure can be undone by allowing the heart to rest, according to new study.Findings from an Imperial College ... Read more...

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Dick Cheney’s Weak Heart Undergoes The Implantation Of A ‘Bridge To Transplant’ Apparatus


July 15th, 2010 - 8:24 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 15, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Dick Cheney happens to be the former Vice President of America, who was a rather divisive personality. He experienced a critical cardiological surgery in ... Read more...

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Dick Cheney Planted With ‘Bridge To Transplant’


July 15th, 2010 - 7:43 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar July 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former Vice President Dick Cheney has been fitted with a left ventricular assist device (LVAD) that will reportedly give him a better quality of life. The ... Read more...

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US ex-vice president gets heart device implant


July 15th, 2010 - 8:14 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 15 (DPA) Former US vice president Dick Cheney, who suffered his first heart attack at age 37, said Wednesday he underwent heart surgery for installation of a pump device ... Read more...

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Oz woman used car’s cigarette lighter to recharge her failing heart


May 24th, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 24 (ANI): An Australian woman, who underwent a heart transplant, is said to have used her car's cigarette lighter to recharge her old failing heart as she drove along.Anne Britten, ... Read more...

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Artificial pump effectively supports patients with heart failure


April 3rd, 2009 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 3 (ANI): Patients awaiting heart transplant surgery can be supported with an artificial pump to keep their heart beating, according to a new study.The device, called a left ventricular assist ... Read more...

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