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#Heart Surgery

# heart-surgery - Friday 30 March, 2018

Arnold Schwarzenegger 'undergoes emergency open-heart surgery'

US media is reporting that the 70-year-old is in a stable condition.

# heart-surgery - Monday 21 August, 2017

From The42 World Cup winner Dawson reveals heart surgery after tick bite Scare

World Cup winner Dawson reveals heart surgery after tick bite

The 44-year-old won 77 caps for his country and played seven times for the British and Irish Lions.

# heart-surgery - Thursday 15 December, 2016

Pat Hickey is finally on his way back to Ireland

The former president of the Olympic Council of Ireland had been detained in Rio de Janeiro for the past four months.

# heart-surgery - Thursday 27 November, 2014

From The42 Kiss confident of Chris Henry return, but 'most important thing is getting back on his feet' Chad

Kiss confident of Chris Henry return, but 'most important thing is getting back on his feet'

Ireland’s assistant coach cautioned against putting a time-frame on the flanker’s return to the field.

# heart-surgery - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

From The42 Ulster Rugby optimistic after Chris Henry undergoes heart surgery Suftum

Ulster Rugby optimistic after Chris Henry undergoes heart surgery

The flanker suffered a blockage in a blood vessel in his brain before Ireland’s opening November international.

# heart-surgery - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

Children can't get surgery because of Ukraine crisis, the Irish government is being asked to help

One in four children diagnosed with ‘Chernobyl Heart’ will die before the age of 6.

# heart-surgery - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

From The42 Returning Strauss moved by RDS ovation -- Heaslip Heart

Returning Strauss moved by RDS ovation -- Heaslip

The number eight also had nothing but praise for Jordi Murphy and Rhys Ruddock as they come into Ireland camp.

# heart-surgery - Sunday 25 March, 2012

Former US vice president Dick Cheney receives heart transplant

The former vice president of the United States has had a long history of heart problems and had been on the transplant list for 20 months.

# heart-surgery - Monday 13 February, 2012

Japan's emperor to have heart bypass surgery

The 78-year-old emperor of Japan is to undergo heart in next week, according to national reports.

# heart-surgery - Saturday 24 December, 2011

Prince Philip undergoes heart surgery

The Duke of Edinburgh is being treated for a blocked artery which had been causing him discomfort.

# heart-surgery - Saturday 20 August, 2011

'Get-well' wishes flood in for George Hamilton

RTE broadcaster’s fans show their support after he has emergency heart bypass surgery.

# heart-surgery - Sunday 3 April, 2011

Seventy per cent of donor hearts exported in 2010

Poor donation rates have contributed to seven out of ten organs harvested in Ireland being sent to other countries last year as they were incompatible with patients awaiting transplants here.

# heart-surgery - Saturday 21 August, 2010

THERE HAS BEEN an increase the waiting times for children who need to have tests and treatment for heart conditions, at Our Lady’s Hospital in Crumlin.

Statistics from the National Treatment Purchase Fund reveal a 37% increase in waiting lists for open heart surgery at the children’s hospitable over the last year.

The average waiting time for a child to get an angiogram heart test has also jumped from three to six months.
The number of children awaiting medical, as opposed to surgical treatment has also increased in the last year: those waiting between six and 12 months for Crumlin increased from 46 to 53. In April of this year, 34 children have been waiting for surgical treatment for over 12 months.
Online medical magazine Irish Health reports that the NTPF and Crumlin clashed earlier in the year, when the NTPF claimed the hospital was not fully engaging with the it in order to clear waiting lists.
The NTPF said that if the hospital had cooperated, the it could have provided private treatment for many of the child patients on public waiting lists.
Meanwhile Crumlin Hospital says that the shortage of Intensive Care Unit facilities limits its abilities to to reduce waiting lists. The hospital has suffered bed and theatre cutbacks over the past year.

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