The Society of Thoracic Surgeons provides patient information on surgeries of the chest and throat that are done by cardiothoracic surgeons. These surgeries include heart, lung, and throat surgery. The patient information section of the Web site describes diseases, surgeries, patient options, and what to expect after surgery. And using the Web site, you can search for surgeons in your area.
American Heart Association (AHA)
7272 Greenville Avenue
Visit the American Heart Association (AHA) website for information on
physical activity, diet, and various heart-related conditions. You can search for information on heart disease and stroke, share information with friends and family, and use tools to help you make heart-healthy goals and plans. Contact the AHA to find your
nearest local or state AHA group. The AHA provides brochures and information
about support groups and community programs, including Mended Hearts, a
nationwide organization whose members visit people with heart problems and
provide information and support.
Diseases that affect the blood, such as anemia,
hemochromatosis, hemophilia, thalassemia, and von Willebrand disease.
Texas Heart Institute
P.O. Box 20345
1-800-292-2221 (Heart Information Service hotline) (832) 355-4011 (general line)
firstname.lastname@example.org (Heart Information Services)
The Texas Heart Institute's national telephone hotline is staffed
by medical professionals who can answer heart-related health questions. The Web
site provides information on a wide range of heart topics, including common
disorders and prevention programs.