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Natalie Dean, deputy sister at Harefield Hospital’s Juniper Ward, gives us her experiences of nursing and how it changed during the pandemic.  As a nurse, the last year has been very overwhelming. Last March, I came back from maternity into a new role two weeks before the pandemic hit. Then…
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Category: News | Heart
  Chest deformities are a relatively rare problem for teenagers but can greatly affect their self-esteem and might lead to difficulties in the functioning of their heart and lungs. Fortunately, minimally invasive techniques are available at our hospitals that can safely return chests to a normal…
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Ms Rashmi Yadav, Consultant cardiac surgeon, based at Royal Brompton Hospital talks candidly about her route into cardiac surgery, the experiences that shaped her as a woman in this field of work, and her thoughts on how important it is to encourage more women to follow their dream to become a…
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Royal Brompton & Harefield Hospitals and Indonesia’s Mandaya Royal Hospital Puri have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) establishing a strategic partnership to enhance MRHP’s clinical programs. Witnessed by Owen Jenkins, British Ambassador to Indonesia and Timor Leste, the virtual MoU…
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A new aortic valve replacement, that doesn’t require sewing into place, is reducing surgery times and proving to be an innovative alternative to conventional options for treating aortic valve stenosis. Stenosis due to calcification is the commonest pathology of the aortic valve. When severe it…
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Patients will be seen within 24 hours by a consultant electrophysiologist with specialist expertise in arrhythmia management. A consultant-delivered rapid access cardiac arrhythmia clinic has been launched at Harefield Hospital. This service will allow patients to access the largest…
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Royal Brompton Hospital is steering the way with remote magnetic navigation to deliver impressive results for patients with cardiac arrhythmia. Millions of people suffer from a potentially fatal irregular heartbeat, which is often caused by problems with the heart’s electrical system. In some…
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The specialist aortic team at RB&HH Specialist Care treat patients with diseases of the thoracic aorta. Professor Christoph Nienaber, an integral member of the team, takes us through a case study of aortic dissection. Aortic dissection occurs when a tear in the inner wall of the aorta causes…
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Atrial fibrillation (AF) is not only the most common form of cardiac arrhythmia, affecting approximately two per cent of the general population, but also represents a leading cause of stroke. Blood clots can form in the left atrial appendage (LAA) as a result of stagnated circulation and blood…
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Harefield Hospital’s Dr Paras Dalal is finding great success in the treatment of lung cancer with percutaneous tumour ablation. Lung cancer remains the greatest cause of cancer deaths worldwide. Despite excellent and advancing surgical, radiotherapy and chemotherapy techniques, outcomes remain…
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