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Heart

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Sandeep Jauhar

The heart extends beyond being merely a metaphor for love and courage; it is a remarkably sensitive and intricate organ. It is affected not only by our lifestyles but also by stress, anxiety, and emotions like grief and sadness. Fortunately, various surgical procedures, ranging from early 20th-century cross-circulation surgeries to contemporary practices like coronary angioplasty, have been developed to extend the heart's lifespan and address defects, contributing to the improvement and preservation of lives for those with heart disease.

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Heart explores an organ that has perplexed humanity for ages. Through an exploration of the heart's history, encompassing both its biological and cultural aspects, the book elucidates the significant role the heart has played in human history.

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The heart extends beyond being merely a metaphor for love and courage; it is a remarkably sensitive and intricate organ. It is affected not only by our lifestyles but also by stress, anxiety, and emotions like grief and sadness. Fortunately, various surgical procedures, ranging from early 20th-century cross-circulation surgeries to contemporary practices like coronary angioplasty, have been developed to extend the heart's lifespan and address defects, contributing to the improvement and preservation of lives for those with heart disease.

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The heart has symbolized human emotions since the Middle Ages.

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Werner Forssmann's bold self-experiment resulted in significant breakthroughs in the field of cardiology.

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Before the invention of cross-circulation surgical procedures, open-heart surgery was considered impossible.

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Until the introduction of the first cross-circulation surgeries in the 1950s, congenital heart disease was a significant health problem.

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In the 1950s, there was a growing understanding that lifestyle choices played a role in heart-related diseases.

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