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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Does anyone know if its bad to experience heart palpitations?

I think everyone at some time experiences this problem. If it is ongoing and is bothering you, then I would try to find the source. Usually some kind of stimulant is involved, example to much caffi... Read More »

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

Let's think about size -- a cow's heart is simply too large to be placed in the existing spot in a human. It is true that a baboon's heart was placed in a baby, but she survived just one day with ... Read More »

Does anyone know whether or not Zoloft is the cause of heart defect in babies?

Sorry to read about your baby. The safety of Zoloft during pregnancy is not established. Better get second opinion.

Does anyone know what the name of this heart condition is called?

I would have further testing to find out your left ventricular ejection fraction which should be between 50-55. If its any less, it may indicate a problem with your valves or prolonged high blood p... Read More »