If you’re having open heart surgery, talk to your doctor about whether you may need a blood transfusion and how it could affect your recovery.
Cleveland Clinic physicains helped develop a new rigid sternal closure device that may help minimize pain and potential closure complications after open heart surgery. Learn how this new, innovative device works.
Cleveland Clinic heart transplant surgeons use the most sophisticated technology in the world, but this amazing video proves we should never underestimate the profound power of human touch. This short video – just 30 seconds – takes you inside a Cleveland Clinic surgical suite. You’ll get a surgeon’s-eye view of a patient’s open chest cavity as … Read More
At 95 open heart surgery is daunting. But with support from his two sons and fierce determination, Wallace Birr of Chagrin Falls made up his mind that he was going to be healthy again.