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Queen's Researchers Discover Cause Of Heart Failure After Surgery

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February 10, 2000
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A collaboration between Queen's scientists and researchers at Johns Hopkins University has led to a significant discovery about the cause of sudden heart failure after open-heart surgery, a common occurrence that results in most heart patients having to spend a full day in intensive care following surgery and costing taxpayers millions of dollars every year in post-operative medical care.

A collaboration between Queen's scientists and researchers at Johns Hopkins University has led to a significant discovery about the cause of sudden heart failure after open-heart surgery, a common occurrence that results in most heart patients having to spend a full day in intensive care following surgery and costing taxpayers millions of dollars every year in post-operative medical care.


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