Valve surgery fixes a valve that isn’t opening or closing properly so that blood can flow in the right direction.
An angio of your heart is a special x ray used to look at your heart’s pipes to see if they are narrowed or blocked.
A pacemaker is a small machine that helps control your heart rhythm.
During bypass surgery, a better piece of pipe is put in to make a new pathway for blood to move round the narrowed or blocked pipe.
A defibrillator is a machine that is used to treat dangerously fast heartbeats by giving a lifesaving shock.
A stent is a small, mesh tube used to keep a narrowed or blocked pipe open.
St Vincent's Heart Health would like to acknowledge the traditional custodians of the lands where we live, learn and work and pay respect to Elders past and present.