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Heart-Encyclopedia - heart attack

A heart attack occurs when a blocked coronary artery prevents oxygen-rich blood from reaching a section of the heart muscle. If the blocked artery is not reopened quickly, the part of the heart normally nourished by that artery begins to die.

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Heart Failure: Heart Transplant

Can a Person Lead a Normal Life After a Heart Transplant? As mentioned, after a heart transplant, patients must take several drugs.

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Heart Failure: Heart Transplant

The donor is a person who has died and whose family has agreed to donate their loved one's organs. In addition to improving their quality of life, heart failure patients who practice good self-care are less likely to wind up in the hospital.

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Heart Failure: Heart Transplant

The donor is a person who has died and whose family has agreed to donate their loved one's organs. Approximately 2,300 heart transplants are performed each year in the U. S. Who Is Considered a Candidate for a Heart Transplant?

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Heart-Encyclopedia - heart transplant

When the ICD detects a dangerous arrhythmia, it delivers electrical shocks to restore a normal heartbeat. Related: Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Impaired fasting glucose is a form of prediabetes.

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Heart Failure: Heart Transplant

The donor is a person who has died and whose family has agreed to donate their loved one's organs. Caregivers who are "burned out" may experience fatigue, stress, anxiety, and depression.

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Heart attack prevention - Heart Center:...

Heart attack prevention - Heart Center: Information on Cardiovascular Conditions From Our Archives Topic: Heart Attack Prevention Dr. Lee: What vitamins lower homocysteine levels? I have been encouraging some of my patients to take a multivitamin that contains at least 400 micrograms of folic acid along with vitamins B6 and B12.

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Heart Failure: Heart Transplant

The donor is a person who has died and whose family has agreed to donate their loved one's organs. People who have advanced (end stage) heart failure, but are otherwise healthy, may be considered for a heart transplant.

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Heart definition - Heart Center: Information on...

Heart definition - Heart Center: Information on Cardiovascular Conditions Heart: The muscle that pumps blood received from veins into arteries throughout the body. The heart is positioned in the chest behind the sternum (breastbone); in front of the trachea, esophagus, and aorta; and above the diaphragm.

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Heart Disease Definitions: Glossary of Heart Terms

Here is a glossary of terms and definitions related to heart disease: Ablation: The removal or destruction of tissue. Recommended Related to Heart Disease Are You at Risk for Atherosclerosis?

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