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Rise of the ‘Redo’: a challenging but routine practice

Despite interventional advances for treating congenital and acquired heart disease, the number of patients requiring re-operation using a repeat sternotomy continues to rise. A ‘Redo sternotomy’ involves making an incision…

Preventing stroke in arrhythmia patients using LAA occlusion

Atrial fibrillation is not only the most common form of cardiac arrhythmia, affecting approximately 2% of the general population, but also represents a leading cause of stroke. Blood clots can…