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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
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
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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Category: Lung
An accurate and timely diagnosis of interstitial lung disease (ILD) can make a big difference in preserving a patient’s lung function. Dr Peter George, consultant respiratory physician at RB&HH Specialist Care, tells us how his team ensure patients receive the right treatment.
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Category: Heart
The David Procedure, an aortic valve-sparing technique, requires a high level of surgical skill to get right. However, it can make a big difference to a patient’s outcomes, particularly if they are young. The RB&HH Specialist Care team met with Shelley, a 37-year-old mum of three, to hear about…
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Category: Lung
As leaders in the field of cardiac and respiratory care, Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospitals Specialist Care Outpatients and Diagnostics at 77 Wimpole Street are contributing to valuable research into the field of magnetic resonance imaging of Cystic fibrosis (CF) and Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia…
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Category: Heart
Professor Christoph Nienaber’s reputation for being one of the world’s leading interventional cardiologists attracts patients from far and wide. The RB&HH Specialist Care team met with one of his patients, Ruth, to learn about her healthcare journey. At the age of 83, Ruth had been living a…
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Category: Heart
We all know that our lifestyles are likely to have a direct effect on our health. Heart health is one area in particular that is likely to be negatively affected by us smoking, having an unhealthy diet or not getting enough exercise. Lifestyle plays a huge impact on likelihood of coronary heart…
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Category: Heart
Heart disease: The UAE & Egypt report rising numbers and declining age. Dr Robert Smith addresses the subtleties of Heart attacks. 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
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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