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Harefield’s rapid-access arrhythmia clinic

A consultant-delivered rapid access arrhythmia clinic has been launched at Harefield Hospital. This service will allow patients to  access the largest electrophysiology team in the country. Patients will be seen within 24…

RB&HH Ventricular Assist Device (VAD) Implantation video online

RB&HH have launched a new video explaining our specialist service at Harefield Hospital – the Ventricular Assist Device (VAD) Implantation.  As one of the UK leaders in VAD implantation, our Harefield…

Magnetic solution to cardiac arrhythmia

Royal Brompton Hospital is steering the way with remote magnetic navigation to deliver impressive results for patients with cardiac arrhythmia.     At a glance Remote magnetic navigation Carried out…

Aortic Dissection: A Case Study

The specialist Aortic Team at RB&HH work together to treat patients with diseases of the thoracic aorta. Professor Christoph Nienaber, an integral member of the team, takes us through a…

Atrial Fibrillation and Stroke – Detection Devices

Today is World Stroke Day, here we take a look at Atrial Fibrillation, its relationship with stroke and new devices for detection. Atrial fibrillation (AF) is not only the most common…

Hope in the fight against lung cancer

Harefield Hospital’s Dr Paras Dalal is finding great success in the treatment of lung cancer with percutaneous tumour ablation. Lung cancer remains the largest cause of cancer deaths world-wide. Despite…

Is your heart at risk?

September 29th marked World Heart Day this year and Stoptober, for those quitting smoking, is in full swing.  So it seems an appropriate time for us all to take stock of…

Research latest: blood test developed to diagnose cancer

New research, led by Mr Eric Lim, consultant thoracic surgeon at Royal Brompton Hospital, could revolutionise the way cancer is diagnosed in the future.  The pioneering test, which they believe will eventually be…

Healthy diet an important factor to reduce risk of heart disease

Whilst it’s well known that diet is an important factor for health and well-being, new studies showing the links between saturated fat and the risk of heart disease continue to raise debate. A…

Strengthening SVGS

A new vein graft strengthening device, the eSVS Mesh, offers improved outcomes for coronary artery bypass graft patients. The eSVS Mesh is designed to complement normal coronary artery bypass graft…