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The most important part of the body human heart is a muscular organ that pumps approximately 2,000 gallons of blood per day throughout human body. Learn about the latest signs and symptoms of various heart related diseases and new treatment options.

Wisconsin Heart Hospital To Use Device To Perform Blood Vessel Graft During Bypass Surgery

Cardiothoracic Surgeon Husam H. Balkhy was the first in the United States to use the C-Port(R) Flex A Anastomosis System, a fully-automated, flexible shaft device to attach a blood vessel graft during coronary artery bypass surgery.


Health Canada Reviewing Link Between Parkinson's Drug Permax And Heart Valve Conditions

Health Canada is informing Canadians that Permax, a drug used for the treatment of Parkinson's disease, has been withdrawn from the U.S. market amidst concerns about an association with cardiac valvulopathy, a condition involving inflammation or stiffening of the heart valves.