My 23 yr old brother has heart failure,does anyone know the leading heart surgeon in the Uk for a 2nd opinion?

Answer I'm not sure if there is a "superstar" consultant in this country. There are excellent teams at many hospitals, who often mix-&-match, so it's hard to tell who's working the miracles.The Health Ca... Read More »

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Can doctors use a pigs heart or a cows heart for a human heart transplant?

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How much can a heart surgeon earn?

The salary of a heart surgeon depends on experience and location. As of November 2009, those with one to four years of experience make from $120,000 to $352,292 a year. Those with 20 years or more ... Read More »

What is the annual salary of a heart surgeon?

The PayScale Report states that as of April 2010, heart surgeons receive an annual salary of $153,092 to $361,293. Adding to that bonuses of $3,072 to $30,521; profit sharing of $1,500 to $20,000; ... Read More »

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