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RB&HH Specialist Care – Creating a world class outpatients and diagnostics centre in the Harely Street medical area

Discover how medical heritage was combined with the presence of cutting edge clinical excellence to create our new Outpatients and Diagnostics centre at 77 Wimpole Street in the latest edition of the…

The New Leadless Pacemakers

A patient at Royal Brompton Hospital was one of the first in the UK to be fitted with an innovative new pacemaker that works without leads. Bill Hill, 78 from Buckinghamshire, was implanted…

An update in Aortic Valve Replacement without Sternotomy

One of RB&HH’s leading surgical consultants, Mr Toufan Bahrami, discusses the latest developments in aortic valve replacement and presents minimally invasive aortic valve replacement without sternotomy using the Sutureless Edwards…

Research Round-Up: Cancer & Cardiovascular Health

New research carried out by experts at Royal Brompton Hospital suggests a possible link between cancer and the deterioration of heart function. Common cancer treatments, particularly chemotherapy and drugs such…

Royal Brompton & Harefield Hospitals Specialist Care opens new outpatient and diagnostic centre

Royal Brompton & Harefield Hospitals (RB&HH) Specialist Care has opened a new private outpatient and diagnostic facility at 77 Wimpole Street in central London. It follows a recent inspection and…

Cancer therapy: Keeping your heart healthy

In some cases patients affected by Cancer may experience problems with the heart as an effect of their cancer treatment; consequently it can also result in problems if the patient…

A new procedure for mitral regurgitation

New minimally invasive MitraClip® procedure to treat mitral regurgitation. Mitral regurgitation (MR) is leakage of blood backward through the mitral valve each time the left ventricle contracts. The leaking valve…

Pioneering New Treatment: Investigating Atrial Fibrillation

A clinical trial in progress at Royal Brompton Hospital aims to significantly improve treatment for patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) by removing some of the heart’s nerve endings. Being carried…

Preventing Expansion in the Aortic Root

In 2004 a new conservative treatment to manage aortic dilation and dissection in patients with Marfan syndrome was pioneered by Royal Brompton Surgeon, Prof John Pepper through the creation of a device by Exstent…

Sutureless Aortic Valve Replacement

A new aortic valve replacement, that doesn’t require sewing into place, is reducing surgery times and proving to be an innovative alternative to conventional options for treating aortic valve stenosis….