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‘ Inoperable’ lung cancer patient given hope after life-saving surgery

Lung cancer patient Ivor Miller, 72, shares his experience of obtaining a second opinion after being told that nothing could be done to remove his tumour. Two years ago, Mr…

PET – Cardiac Positron Emission Tomography

77 Wimpole Street brings another first for RB&HH – the ability to offer cutting edge PET-CT imaging. A s one of the few PET-CT scanners in the country offering Rubidium…

Septal Myectomy: A Patient’s Perspective

Hypertrophic CardioMyopathy (HCM) is a slowly debilitating condition where the heart muscle thickens inappropriately. The disease is inherited and it is estimated it may affect as many as 1 in…

FH: Genetic Diagnostics

RB&HH Specialist Care are launching a genetic diagnostic test for patients with suspected familial hypercholesterolaemia (FH). The unique service will be available at Harefield Hospital private outpatients in Uxbridge and…

Endurance Sport and Cardiac Conditions

Exercise should be an important part of a healthy lifestyle. But high intensity sport may trigger a cardiac event if you have an undetected cardiovascular condition. Pheidippides, the original ‘marathon…

Sleep Easy

Getting the right treatment for sleep disorders is vital for patient welfare Obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) is one of the most common respiratory disorders. And due to our aging population…

VATS Lobectomy or Traditional Lung Cancer Surgery

Lung cancer is the third most common cancer in the UK and accounts for approximately 13% of all cancers. It also has the highest mortality rate in the UK for…

Revolutionising the care of heart failure

RB&HH has an extensive history of innovation. Now with the focus on remote monitoring of heart failure with expert multi-disciplinary clinical staff and several research studies in this area, a…

Re-building my child’s heart

18 month year old Raghad from Kuwait was born with a complex and rare congenital heart defect where the heart chambers and blood vessels supplying the heart are positioned in…

A surprisingly quick recovery

Harefield Hospital’s Mr Shazhad Raja used off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting to carry out a quadruple bypass, with excellent results for patient Mr Ian Gratte. Ian Gratte’s first symptoms were…