What’s the difference between an open heart operation and a standard operation?
More than half of Australians have experienced at least one type of heart surgery, with around 15% of those undergoing heart surgery having one of the following types of surgery: a caesarean section, coronary bypass, heart transplant, angioplasty or coronary valve replacement.
This article is a joint project of the ABC News website and the ABC Business Breakfast.
The article was originally published on September 13, 2018.
Read more about: