Leo’s journey with angina related to chronic total occlusion

Leo’s journey with angina related to chronic total occlusion

A chronic total occlusion (CTO) is a condition that occurs when a coronary artery becomes completely blocked for an extended period, typically lasting at least three months. In this condition the artery is completely obstructed, preventing blood flow to the heart...
Happy hearts for Christmas

Happy hearts for Christmas

Our team at Central Heart would like to thank you for the opportunity to care for you this year. We feel so lucky to be working with such great people on this beautiful coast. Wishing you and your family a wonderful holiday season and a happy new year. Team News Angus...
Heart attack survivor going strong at 88

Heart attack survivor going strong at 88

Barbara (88) was admitted to Wyong hospital under the care of Dr Ford with chest pains. He diagnosed a heart attack which made her heart muscle weak. Dr Ford held an open family meeting with her supportive next or kin and the patient herself. It was explained that...
“I couldn’t have timed it better”

“I couldn’t have timed it better”

In a stroke of unbelievable luck Wayne Sneddon’s heart attack occurred on the launch night of Gosford Hospital’s new out-of-hours heart attack service. Kincumer’s Wayne Sneddon jokes that he planned his heart attack perfectly — on the night an out of hours heart...