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Renal denervation, a novel therapy for hypertension

Hypertension, and in particular resistant hypertension, is a condition with multiple significant health implications. The World Health Organisation predicts that for every 2mm hg (mercury) of elevated blood pressure, the…

From Bypass to Bicycle: The ride of my life!

By Robert Hobson, double bypass patient at Harefield Hospital It has been 11 months since I had my double bypass surgery, but I wanted to take this opportunity to thank…

Guided biopsy added to Harefield’s Interventional Endoscopy Service

By Dr Andrew Barlow, consultant in respiratory and allergy medicine at Harefield Hospital Lung cancer remains one of the most common cancers and sadly accounts for more deaths in the…

Carcinoid Tumours: Successful outcome for mother and baby

31 year old Katherine Barrett had an episode of haemoptysis in May 2012 when she was 28 weeks pregnant. Over the previous 5 years, Katherine had experienced 3 or 4…