A network of individuals and organizations committed to improving the quality of cardiac care in the developing world. Has information on membership, resources, and a discussion forum.
Of interest to both doctors, and patients, content includes operative photos, animation and video regarding the Ross Procedure and Dr. Stelzer.
- Project Open Hearts
A non-profit organization that works with foreign medical staff to provide first-hand surgical training, assistance with diagnostic procedures and consultations. Lists needs, volunteer information and past projects and goals.
- EuroSCORE Cardiac Surgery Index
A method of calculating predicted operative mortality for patients undergoing cardiac surgery. Provides an interactive calculator, allowing patients to work out their own risk for heart surgery, and information about the index and references.