Brave Heart (1996)

Film details

  • Featuring

    David Suchet

  • Country

    United Kingdom

  • Year

    1996

  • Type

    Television

Alternative titles

  • Brave Hearts Alternative

Synopsis

About a new, simple but controversial form of heart surgery, which was pioneered by Dr Randas Batista of Brazil. He discovered that diseased human hearts often have an enlarged left ventricle, forcing the muscle to work harder to pump blood round the body. His solution involves cutting directly into the heart to make the chamber smaller. Follows the first such operation performed by a British surgeon on an NHS patient.

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