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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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Heart disease: The UAE & Egypt report rising numbers and declining age. Dr Robert Smith addresses the subtleties of Heart attacks. Last December, at the World Cardiac Congress, the world's best cardiologists converged to discuss how to enhance heart health and tackle globally challenging…
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The first Cardiac Sarcoidosis Awareness Patient Day took place at the Royal Brompton Hospital on the 12th of June, being organised by Dr Vasilis Kouranos and Mrs Susan Gilmour. The event was well attended by patients and relatives and the feedback has been highly positive.  Patients had the…
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The emergence of cardiovascular diseases in cancer patients and survivors has led to the development of a new field of modern medicine known as cardio-oncology Royal Brompton Hospital set up the country’s first dedicated specialist cardio-oncology service in 2011. The mission of the service is to…
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Many general practitioners (GPs) will be managing patients with cardiac murmurs. Here, we’d like to share with you a summary of guidelines developed by a group of GPs and consultants in London including Dr Shelley Rahman Haley, a consultant cardiologist at Harefield Hosptial.   What is a heart…
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The chance of developing heart valve disease increase with age. Royal Brompton Hospital leads the way in providing alternative beating heart minimally invasive treatments, suitable for high-risk patients with mitral valve disease.  In the UK, heart valve disease affects around one and a half…
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As leaders in the field of cardiac and respiratory care, clinicians at Royal Brompton & Harefield Hospitals Specialist Care are contributing to valuable research in a number of areas. Alternative treatment option for sleep apnoea patients is being trialled. Research which uses a neck device…
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At Harefield Hospital, patients suffering from multiple life-threatening heart problems can have up to four surgical procedures completed during a single operation, using minimal access techniques. In this procedure, instead of accessing the heart via sternotomy (a large incision through the…
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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 transcatheter procedures. Pioneered by Dr Sabine Ernst, consultant…
Category: Heart
Is there a link between sport and cardiac arrest? Can high-intensity sport cause cardiac events? If you have an undetected cardiovascular condition then it might – but, for the vast majority of people, exercise remains hugely beneficial     Over the years, a number of high-profile sportspeople…