What is mechanical heart

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As a important part in our body, heart is a kind of muscle that pumps blood around our body.It has four chambers, including the left and right atria, and the left and right ventricles. When the heart cannot pump the blood, it will result in shortness of breath on exertion, fatigue and fluid retention in the legs. Generally, the heart diseases are caused by some conditions such as blocked coronary arteries, high blood pressure, and an uncommon disease known as cardiomyopathy, which affects the muscles of the heart. There are a great number of people suffering from the heart diseases, and some of them have lost their lives. However, the mechanical heart is the best solution for the patients.

Heart failure may develop if symptoms worsen advanced.There are many ways to treat for advanced heart failure patients. Generally, in the earlier stages, the drugs are effective treatment. However, it is not enough for all the patients. In recent years, the hospitals in Singapore adopt mechanical heart that is a mechanical device that is connected to your heart or implanted in your chest to help or replace a failing heart. When you undergo irreversible heart muscle damage and your heart can to recover, it can stay until you can have a heart transplant.

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March 11, 2013 |
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