The heart – a unique pump


  • Health Premium
  • Sunday, 10 Jul 2005

IF Mary Shelly really had to design a Frankenstein from scratch, I’ll wager that she’d get stuck at the level of the heart. It may not be easy to source one that’ll work. Forget about the brain (neurologists may disagree!), it’s supposed to be Frankenstein anyway!  

Have you ever wondered about the things that make the heart unique as a pump? Let us look at the various things that make the heart what it is, why it gets damaged, how we can treat them, how effective these treatments are and what happens when the pump fails. (Haven’t we talked about this before? Not quite).  

Article type: metered
User access status: 3
Join our Telegram channel to get our Evening Alerts and breaking news highlights
   

Next In Health

Fourth Covid-19 vaccine jab offers little more protection against Omicron Premium
Does going gluten-free really help IBS? Premium
Can you lose your memory for just a few hours? Premium
My child has a clubfoot, what can I do? Premium
When parents make mistakes Premium
Should I have a caeseraan section? Premium
Malaysian teens are shorter than the rest Premium
Omicron or Delta, does it matter? Premium
Bracing for the Omicron tsunami Premium
Covid-19: Two more drugs recommended for use by WHO Premium

Others Also Read


Vouchers