Monday, January 24, 2011

Bret Michaels Underwent Heart Surgery Today

Bret Michaels
Bret Michaels underwent heart surgery today, to close a hole in his heart.  The Associated Press reported that Bret will undergo a procedure called cardiac catheterization.  When physicians perform this procedure, they put a catheter into the vein, via the groin, and direct wires and a device to close the hole in the heart.  Cameras assist the physicians, as the operate to repair the hole in the heart.    The closure device is a permanent device that will stay inside Bret's heart forever, in order to help maintain normal blood flow.

We wish you well, Bret, in your recovery!

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