Complex Cardiovascular Surgery in Jehovah’s Witness Patients

E. Ramiaramanana, S. Taamalah, N. Rabah, A Al Karaky, Imen Benhadj and C. Vaislic* Keywords Cardiovascular surgery; Blood conservation; Multidisciplinary approach; Jehovah’s witnesses; Perioperative outcomes Background Cardiovascular surgery in patients who are Jehovah’s Witnesses (JW) poses both technical and ethical

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How Mitral Valve Clip Treatment is Different

The mitral valve clip device is attached directly to your mitral valve, without opening your chest. To access the mitral valve, a thin and flexible long tube called a catheter is guided through a vein in your leg to reach

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About The Heart

How The Heart Works A healthy heart beats approximately 100,000 times a day and pumps about five quarts of blood each minute, or 75 gallons (284 liters) every hour. A normal heart has four chambers. The upper two chambers are

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