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Category: Heart
Expert treatment for neonates At Royal Brompton Hospital, the large team of consultants and clinical specialists have many years of experience of paediatric care and treating children with heart conditions. Children, infants and neonates are brought to Royal Brompton Hospital from across the UK…
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Category: Heart
A ground-breaking new technology is now available at RB&HH Specialist Care, which can fracture problematic calcium in the walls of coronary arteries, enabling optimal stent expansion and improved blood flow to the heart.   Coronary artery calcification (CAC) can result in increased stiffness…
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Category: Heart
Transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) is an alternative approach to conventional open-heart surgery. The procedure is not just for those who would benefit from a minimally invasive approach, it can show better results in candidates suitable for open-heart surgery too.         The TAVI…
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Category: Heart
التقنية الجديدة تتيح لمرضى القلب إجراء 4 عمليات في آنٍ واحد بأدنى مستويات التدخل الجراحي  
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Category: Heart
 اذا كنت مقيما في دبي، اضغط هنا لقراءة المقال باللغة العربية (If you are based in Dubai click here to read the article in Arabic)  
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Category: Heart
Cardiac sarcoidosis is a rare condition that is challenging to diagnose due to its non-specific symptoms. However, if discovered too late, it can lead to potentially life-threatening arrhythmias and heart failure. Dr Vasilis Kouranos, consultant respiratory physician at RB&HH Specialist Care,…
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Category: Heart | Lung
Without a fully functional heart and lungs, a patient’s life expectancy is greatly reduced. Consultants at RB&HH Specialist Care are working hard to improve patient survival through an innovative life-support technology called ECMO. ECMO (extracorporeal membrane oxygenation) is a life-support…
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Category: Heart | Lung
Extraordinary progress has been made in the field of molecular genetics over the past three decades. This has enabled scientists to not only identify the genes involved in the development of heart and lung diseases, but how they may progress and be treated best. In this article, we explore when you…
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Category: Heart | Lung
International study finds UK has comparatively poor outcomes for respiratory conditions A study published by the British Medical Journal has found that the UK has one of the poorest outcomes for patients with respiratory conditions. The study was conducted to compare age-standardised death rates…
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Category: Heart
At Harefield Hospital, our specialist teams have experience treating extremely complex cardiothoracic cases. Here is the story of Abdullah, a 16-year old patient from the Middle East, who despite suffering from catastrophic heart failure, managed to make a full recovery with the help of our…
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