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heart

(Essential part), noun core, essence, marrow, nerve, nucleus, pith, sum and substance
Associated concepts: heart of the case, heart of the pleadings

heart

(Fortitude), noun ardor, backbone, doughtiness, fearlessness, fervor, focus, gallantry, intestinal fortitude, mettle, spirit, substance, toleration, valor

heart

(Kindness), noun altruism, benevolence, clemency, compassion, gentleness, grace, humanity, kind offices, kind treatment, leniency, magnanimity, mercy, pity, sympathy, temperament, tenderness
See also: center, confidence, consequence, cornerstone, essence, faith, focus, frame, main point, significance, substance
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An insult such as a myocardial infarction--commonly called a heart attack--causes muscle damage that can instantly trigger fatal arrhythmia, or it can permanently reduce ejection fraction.
Now cardiologists and women's health advocates are setting out to dismantle the stereotype of the heart attack patient.
While some think that devotion to the Sacred Heart began in 17th-century France following the visions of Saint Margaret Mary Alacoque, it actually goes back to the Middle Ages.
To date, researchers have focused on systolic heart failure, believing that the majority of heart failure patients--up to 70 percent--suffer from this form of the disease.
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However, studies that have examined other potential benefits hint at a role for the drug in conditions including chronic heart failure and fetal-growth restriction, according to cardiac surgeon Shahzad G.
During conventional bypass surgery, a doctor actually stops the heart and inserts a tube that diverts blood flow to a heart-lung machine.
Over the years, experts have speculated about why heart attacks are more deadly for women, and some have suggested that differences in medical treatment play a role.
Heart failure is a progressive condition that involves the heart re-shaping, or "remodeling", into a less effective blood pump.
But while the results indicate that stem cells multiply in response to heart injury, Anversa says, they appear to do little to repair the organ.
Decorative metal candle holder with heart cutouts, $19.
Abiomed currently manufactures and sells the AB5000(TM) Circulatory Support System and the BVS(R) 5000 Biventricular Support System for the temporary support of all patients with failing but potentially recoverable hearts.