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Jimmy

Heart attack, Heart valve problems

Jimmy tells his heart attack and valve surgery story in Traditional Chinese....

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Pete

Heart valve problems

When Pete had open heart surgery to replace a heart valve, he discovered his surgeon and ...

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Sela

Atrial fibrillation, Congenital heart disease

While still in his thirties, dad-of-three Sela was diagnosed with atrial fibrillation. This ...

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Peta

Heart attack, Heart failure, Heart valve problems

Heart failure, a heart attack and two strokes have only just started slowing Peta down…...

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Jennifer

Aortic aneurysm, Arrhythmia, Atrial fibrillation, Carer’s story, Heart failure, Heart valve problems

After more than 15 years of postponing surgery for his aortic stenosis and aortic aneurysm, ...

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Rich

Congenital heart disease, Heart valve problems

Going from the height of fitness to needing an aortic valve replacement was a big adjustment for ...

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Ruth

Heart valve problems, Rheumatic fever and heart disease

“Life can be good again,” says Ruth, a critical care nurse who learned about the far-reaching ...

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Te Aturangi

Cardiac arrest, Heart attack, Rheumatic fever and heart disease

After driving himself to hospital, Te Aturangi suffered both a heart attack and cardiac arrest. ...

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Juliet

Aortic aneurysm, Heart valve problems

A thumping in her chest while going uphill was the first sign of heart trouble for Juliet, but it ...

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Victor

Heart attack

Aged 82 at the time of his heart attack, medical staff weren’t sure if Victor could cope with open...

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Faye

Atrial fibrillation, Heart valve problems

For most of her life, Faye has had to be self-reliant, but after open heart surgery all she really ...

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Judy

Congenital heart disease, Heart valve problems, High cholesterol

Judy wasn’t worried about her aortic valve replacement – it wasn’t an uncommon operation and ...

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