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The Saolta University Health Care Group in consultation with the RCSI will host a cardiac surgery study day at the Medtronic Customer Innovation Centre in Galway on Friday, November 24.
A child with special needs who is waiting on an operation at University Hospital Galway has had it cancelled on a number of occasions.
Local heart and stroke charity Croí has launched an innovative community-based exercise programme for cardiac patients in Mayo. Piloted during recent months, the Croí Heart Health and Fitness Programme is proving to be an exciting new venture which clearly benefits patients who have been diagnosed with cardiac conditions or who have undergone cardiac surgery.
Croi has come a long way since it had that funding barometer sign outside the hospital, where passers-by could see just how much money it had to raise in order to give West of Ireland people a fair shot at surviving heart disease. Prior to Croi, if you had a dodgy ticker, you had to get on bone-rattling buses and cross the country in order to have your lifesaving surgery. Your chances of survival were reduced if you lived in the west. Back then too, the trauma of open heart surgery was so much more than it is today. Now, thanks to great leaps in technological advancement, bypasses and other invasive heart surgeries are becoming common and incredibly more lifesaving.
Mr Fabio Bartolozzi, a Galway based hospital consultant - who is the only surgeon in Ireland to perform a cardiothoracic surgery procedure using the da Vinci robotic system - will be in the audience at the Late Late Show on Friday night to discuss it.
A top international heart surgeon is jetting into Kilkenny this weekend to take part in the Chernobyl Children’s Project annual conference.