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Category: Heart | Lung | News
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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  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. In January 2019, the show is set to attract 4,150 exhibitors and +85,500 visitors from 160 countries. Additionally,…
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Harefield Hospital’s private facilities have had an update to accommodate the increased demand for their specialist services. Private, self-funding and international patients can arrange consultations with Harefield Hospital’s heart and lung specialists, and be seen in the brand new private…
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RB&HH leads the way with innovative procedures and treatments for heart and lung disease. Here is the latestresearch from our team of expert consultants. European Society of Cardiology highlights pioneering research and patient care at Royal Brompton Hospital The European Heart Journal…
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Royal Brompton and Harefield hospitals’ clinicians regularly travel to share their knowledge with hospitals and healthcare organisations around the world. Our commitment to working with international teams has led us to develop a close relationship with the Sabah Al-Ahmad Cardiac Centre in Kuwait…
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Based at Royal Brompton Hospital, the Clinical Genetics and Genomics laboratory offers diagnostic testing for families and individuals at risk of inherited diseases. The team of clinical experts assess whether the symptoms displayed by a patient are related to an inherited disease, which could be…
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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 man’ who ran from Marathon to Athens in 490BC, has two claims to fame. Not only was he the…
Category: News | Lung
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 ageing population and high levels of obesity, it’s prevalence is increasing. But OSA often goes undiagnosed in the general…
Category: News | Lung
Lung cancer is the third most common cancer in the UK and accounts for approximately 13 per cent of all cancers. It also has the highest mortality rate in the UK for both males and females. But with two different surgical approaches available, it is not always clear which option would be best. At…
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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. On a family trip to Italy, Ian Gratte’s first experienced symptoms - tightness in the chest and breathlessness. He first thought it …