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Heart-Care-Surgery medical articles in Singapore

National Heart Centre Singapore Unveils New Techniques For Heart - by: National Heart Centre Singapore


Generally, success rates with CTO using the conventional 'front' or 'antegrade' approach have been unsatisfactory, with only about a 50% success rate, and up to 70% at very good centres....

Quicker, cheaper transplants - by: Alicia Wong


The heart centre sees up to 200 cases of heart valve replacements or repairs annually, with about 10 per cent needing a homograft. This small group of patients cannot opt for the cheaper and more avai...

Life Saver - by: Tan Yi Hui


According to cardiologist Dr Ching Chi Keong from the National Heart Centre Singapore (NHC), symptoms of abnormal heartbeat can range from giddiness to increased tiredness or fainting spells....

Global Healthcare Options in Today’s Depressed Economy - by: PlacidWay


Many employers today are foregoing healthcare benefits for employees. Americans are fighting back. PlacidWay offers up-to-date information and resources regarding accredited, state of the art medical ...

They help your heart to heal itself - by: National Heart Center Singapore


Dr Philip Wong, a senior consultant in the department of cardiology at NHC, and director of its research and development unit, said: 'We took stem cells from 43 heart failure patients, put them in...

Goodbye to bypass ops? - by: Tan Hui Leng


MANY heart disease patients go for surgeries such as cardiac bypass operations, but these sometimes are not permanent solutions, leaving the patient with no recourse other than a heart transplant. ...

Bypass to a Better Life - by: National Heart Centre Singapore


Four years ago Indonesian Tan Istanto Tanzil started experiencing difficulty in breathing and walking a distance. He was prescribed medication and advised to undergo a heart bypass. Mr. Tanzil was a...

Voice Over - by: National Heart Centre Singapore


For three months, 58 year-old Indonesian businessman Aminuddin Halim had difficulty talking. A one-month medication period did not help to ease the pain and doctors in Indonesia finally diagnosed him ...

A Hearty Experience - by: National Heart Centre Singapore


For three years, Vietnamese Mdm Nguyen Thi Sen experienced shortness of breath and frequent coughing. When her symptoms worsened a year ago, Mdm Nguyen consulted a specialist in Ho Chi Minh City who i...

Breathing Easy Now - by: National Heart Centre Singapore


Three years ago, Vietnamese Ty Dieu Tran Chau started experiencing difficulty in breathing. She could not sleep properly at night and tired and pant easily when she climbed the stairs. Visits to the d...

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