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  1. Organ and tissue transplantation

    20 Apr 2019

    Transplantation varies depending on the transplant organ or tissue so speak with your medical team about surgical procedures, recovery and medications...

  2. Coronary angiogram

    11 Feb 2019

    A coronary angiogram is the most accurate diagnostic test for a range of heart problems, including coronary heart disease...

  3. Heart disease and food

    31 Jan 2019

    A diet low in saturated fats and high in fibre and plant foods can substantially reduce your risk of developing heart disease...

  4. Heart disease and stroke

    15 Jan 2019 Heart disease and stroke

    Although blocked blood vessels can cause both coronary heart disease and some types of stroke, stroke is not the same as heart disease...

  5. Aortic stenosis

    19 Dec 2018

    Aortic stenosis may be congenital (present from before birth), but is often diagnosed during teenage years...

  6. Pericarditis

    12 Dec 2018

    Pericarditis symptoms may be similar to those of heart attack and include chest pain and abnormal heart rhythms...

  7. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)

    19 Nov 2018

    CPR is a life-saving skill that everyone should learn from an accredited organisation...

  8. Heart attack

    Heart attack is an emergency. If you have warning signs of heart attack, get help fast. Call triple zero (000) and ask for an ambulance...

  9. Heart explained

    22 Aug 2018

    The heart is about the size of a clenched fist and lies in the middle of your chest, behind and slightly to the left of your breastbone...

  10. Heart disease and stroke - your risk score

    31 Jul 2018

    Absolute risk is a measure your doctor can calculate to understand the likelihood of you experiencing a heart attack or stroke in the next five years...