Cardiac Surgery

Clinical teams at Royal Brompton and Harefield hospitals care for patients with a wide range of heart conditions. Our world-leading surgeons offer the very latest surgical procedures and have particular expertise in complex cardiac surgery including valve replacement, heart bypass surgery and transplants for heart failure.


 

Valve repair or replacement
With over 40 years’ experience in valvular surgery, our cardiac surgeons perform hundreds of valve replacements and repairs each year, with excellent success rates. Our surgeons have particular expertise in both simple and complex repair of the mitral valve.They also have extensive experience in aortic valve repair using the full range of prostheses (mechanical, biological, homografts and autografts). Read more about our Valve Repair and Replacement services…

Heart bypass surgery

Consultants at RB&HH perform the full range of revascularisation procedures to restore blood flow to the heart, including coronary artery bypass grafts (CABG), robotically assisted keyhole surgery (EndoAcab) and a hybrid approach using EndoAcab and Stenting. Find out more about CABG at Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospitals…

Surgical intervention for heart failure

In addition to Harefield’s renowned transplant work, consultants have recently pioneered the use of ‘artificial hearts’ (left ventricular assist devices, or LVADs) to support failing hearts. Harefield hospital has the largest number of LVAD patients in the UK, many of whom are demonstrating the highest rate of myocardial recovery in the world. Learn more about how we treat heart failure…