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Category: Lung
It is common for infants to have recurrent episodes of cough and wheeze with colds and be completely well in between episodes. Usually, they will be diagnosed as having episodic viral wheezing. Despite what many parents are told, a small proportion will have genuine infantile asthma which is…
Category: Heart | News
A large number of consultants from Royal Brompton and Harefield hospitals attended the European Society of Cardiology Congress in Barcelona, Spain. The event, which took place from Saturday 26 August until Wednesday 30 August 2017, is the world's largest cardiovascular congress with over 500…
Category: Heart | News
Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is the most common inherited cardiac condition and is associated with an increased risk of sudden death in the young. It is frequently associated with symptomatic left ventricular outflow tract obstruction. Royal Brompton & Harefield Hospitals Specialist Care is one…
Category: Heart | News
Experts at RB&HH Specialist Care lead the way by treating heart valve disease with transcatheter alternatives to conventional open heart surgery. The transcatheter valve service - established at Royal Brompton and Harefield hospitals in 2007 - is delivered by a multi-disciplinary team,…
Category: Heart
With more than a million over-65-year-olds thought to be affected by heart valve disease in the UK alone, experts at RB&HH have been leading the way in recent years to develop new lifesaving alternatives for patients who are at increased risk from conventional open heart surgery, or who might…
Category: Heart
Experts hope new Ozaki procedure could revolutionise the way surgery is carried out for patients with aortic valve disease.
Category: Heart
Echocardiography shows how the heart manages blood flow in different dynamic conditions, such as during and after exercise; revealing abnormalities that are not easy to detect when the heart is at rest. Dr Antonis Pantazis explains: "Echocardiography is a non-invasive non-irradiating, imaging…
Category: Heart
Specialists are using three dimensional (3D) imaging and printing to create exact replicas of patients’ hearts, to help them plan and carry out surgery. The technique requires specialist cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR) imaging, which uses powerful magnets and radio waves to take detailed…
Category: Heart
Leading consultants from Royal Brompton & Harefield Hospital demonstrate their skills at a key conference in the Middle East. A life-changing surgical myectomy simulation for the management of obstructive hypertrophic cardiomyopathy was performed by two of our leading consultants - Mr Fabio De…
Category: Heart
Congenital heart disease (CHD) is the most commonly observed birth defect and is a leading cause of infant death in the developed world. Royal Brompton Hospital is pioneering an alternative treatment with a 95 per cent success rate. Many adults with CHD are born with a malformation of the…