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RB&HH to present catheter ablation without the use of X-ray and single port VATS lung resection at Arab Health 2019

Arab Health Based in Dubai,  Arab Health is an annual event that started 44 years ago. Today it is the largest healthcare exhibition and medical congress in the Middle East….

Arrhythmia treatment with zero radiation

Catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation is a well-known corrective procedure. Thanks to new innovative three-dimensional (3D) mapping systems, more cardiac arrhythmia patients can now benefit from zero radiation exposure during…

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,…

Research update

At Royal Brompton and Harefield hospitals, not only do our consultants treat patients, but they are also at the forefront of cutting-edge research into new and improved treatments for heart…

Advanced treatment for severe heart failure

Heart failure is a complex condition and often requires a combination of treatments. At Harefield Hospital, severe heart failure patients can benefit from ventricular assisted device surgery using a minimally…

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…

Reducing arrhythmia key to tackling UK stroke endemic

Heart rhythm problems affect millions in the UK. But what can be done to prevent them from occurring? Dr Jonathan Clague suggests that people need to know about the damaging…

Treating insomnia with CBTi

Sleeping is a basic human need – like breathing, eating and drinking. It’s vitally important for physical health. In this article, we hear from an expert at Royal Brompton &…

Leaky mitral valves fixed with MitraClip®

The transcatheter mitral valve repair (TMVR) programme at Royal Brompton and Harefield hospitals is one of the most experienced and comprehensive in the world. Dr Robert Smith has treated more…

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…