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Sela

Atrial fibrillation, Congenital heart disease

While still in his thirties, dad-of-three Sela was diagnosed with atrial fibrillation. This ...

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Shannon

Congenital heart disease, Heart valve problems

Shannon’s congenital heart condition has meant numerous operations, however, a positive outlook ...

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Georgina

Atrial fibrillation, Heart valve problems

Georgina has lost both parents and seven of her siblings to heart disease. Here she talks about her ...

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Peter

Cardiac arrest, Heart valve problems

Peter’s journey started as routine knee surgery, but turned into a cardiac arrest and eventually a...

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Marty

Aortic aneurysm, Arrhythmia, Congenital heart disease, Heart valve problems

Marty has refused to be defined by his congenital heart conditions, and his open heart surgeries. In...

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Jordan

Congenital heart disease, Heart valve problems

Until recently, Jordan rarely gave his congenital heart condition a second thought. But the need for...

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Gavin and Michelle

Aortic aneurysm, Aortic dissection, Carer’s story, Heart valve problems

Michelle’s husband Gavin’s heart problems emerged back in 2004 when a whitebaiting trip to ...

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Phil

Congenital heart disease, Heart valve problems

Phil was born with a congenital heart condition, which has required a number of heart surgeries over...

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Brenda

Congenital heart disease, Heart valve problems

When Brenda was born, her parents were told she probably wouldn’t live to the age of five. She is ...

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Jimmy

Heart attack, Heart valve problems

Jimmy tells his heart attack and valve surgery story in Traditional Chinese....

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Victor

Heart attack

Aged 82 at the time of his heart attack, medical staff weren’t sure if Victor could cope with open...

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Kate

Cardiac arrest, Heart valve problems

Kate was visiting her newborn daughter in hospital when she felt pain in her chest and collapsed. ...

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