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Heart disease in the community

BE INFORMED: Heart attacks, most commonly caused by a blockage in the circulation of the heart, are unfortunately still the biggest killer in Australia by a significant margin. Wollongong Private offers the best heart care available.
BE INFORMED: Heart attacks, most commonly caused by a blockage in the circulation of the heart, are unfortunately still the biggest killer in Australia by a significant margin. Wollongong Private offers the best heart care available.

At Wollongong Private Hospital, heart health is an important aspect of their day-to-day consultations and procedures.

Cardiologist Dr Ed Danson said that recognising Heart Health Week was important to them.

“Heart Health Week is going to help raise awareness of heart disease in our community. Too often it is a silent killer and a source of suffering for many when technology now exists to treat the disease to stop it in its tracks. This ranges from preventative strategies to more involved procedures to correct some of the damage already done. Either way awareness and seeking help when needed is the only way to offer treatment to those who need it,” Dr Danson said. Continue reading “Heart disease in the community”

Three new cardiac procedures at Wollongong Private

And Dr Danson said the new lab –  in the Ramsay Surgical Centre which opened on Monday – would allow the introduction of more cardiac services in the future.

“We have started three new procedures for patients affected by valve disease or structural heart conditions,” he said.

Read the article in full on the The Illawarra Mercury website

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