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A Gift of Heart Inspiring True Stories about Heart Doctors, Patients and Surgeries

Author Name: Lingaraj Nath | Format: Paperback | Genre : Educational & Professional | Other Details
Amazon Sales Rank: Ranked #4 in Cardiology

From sands collected during a holiday visit, scientists discover a unique drug that makes heart transplant surgery possible. A dyslexic, deaf, motherless girl braves gender discrimination and goes on to invent world’s most recognized heart surgery. Another young doctor creates unique devices using his kitchen table as a test bench which later launch the multi-billion dollar cardiac medical device industry. 

Why do heart attacks occur so suddenly? How was a brilliant solution to the heart attack problem achieved through groundbreaking research by cardiologists? These and many more exciting matters of the heart are elaborated in “A Gift of Heart”. 

Today heart disease is the No.1 killer in any society. Every third person in the world is going to suffer from ischemic heart disease in a lifetime and one in every four is going to die of a heart ailment. Each of the stories in “A Gift of Heart” is a chronicle of the triumph of medical science by ordinary people who achieved extraordinary goals through their work. When they are not quirky they are stubbornly eccentric, yet genius and compassionate. “A Gift of Heart” is a rollercoaster ride along with the personal prejudices, surgical triumphs, trials and tribulations regarding the most important organ of the body – the heart. It is a compelling account of doctors who gave new directions to medical research making possible the heart surgeries conducted today with safety and success for millions of people.

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Lingaraj Nath

Lingaraj  Nath is a consultant cardiologist operating on and consulting patients since the last sixteen years. He has practiced in Delhi, Visakhapatnam and Bhubaneswar. He is a Fellow in Cardiology and Doctor of Medicine (MD). His other interests include reading and travel.

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