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Minimally invasive single port resection – successful patient outcomes

Keyhole surgical treatments for complex lung cancers provide a much faster recovery compared to the conventional thoracotomy surgical approach. At Royal Brompton &Harefield Hospitals Specialist Care, patients can now benefit…

A burst of steam to relieve emphysema

Severe emphysema patients can receive a new lease of life, thanks to an innovative new vapor ablation treatment offered at Royal Brompton & Harefield Hospitals Specialist Care. Emphysema is a…

Single port VATS lobectomy – an alternative surgical approach

More than 46,000 people are diagnosed with lung cancer in the UK every year, making it the third most common type of cancer. Our experts continue to push the boundaries,…

Patient-centred physiotherapy

At Royal Brompton & Harefield Hospitals Specialist Care, we offer comprehensive treatment for private patients with cardiac and respiratory conditions – including physiotherapy. Physiotherapy can help to manage long-term conditions…

Not every wheeze is asthma

People who experience breathlessness during exercise tend to be diagnosed with exercise-induced asthma. However, for some patients, these symptoms are not alleviated by standard asthma treatments. Instead, the cause may…

Chronic Cough: New Approaches

Having a cough that will not go away can be maddening and exhausting. While an occasional cough is normal, a cough that persists for more than eight weeks is termed…

RB&HH’s Female Leaders in cardiac and respiratory care

RB&HH Specialist Care has a wide range of specialists and support staff who are diligent, professional and understanding. These include a range of talented female consultants who are leaders in…

Breathe again: New severe emphysema treatments

Thanks to innovative new treatments, our consultants can give chronic emphysema patients a new lease of life. Emphysema is a long-term progressive disease of the lungs that causes difficulty in…

Clarity on asthma: FeNO testing

Asthma is a chronic inflammatory disorder of the airways characterised by variable and recurring respiratory symptoms, airflow limitation or obstruction and bronchial hyper responsiveness. Many diseases present with symptoms similar…

‘ 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…