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Category: News | Heart
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 …
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Category: News | Heart
More cardiac arrhythmia patients can now benefit from zero radiation exposure during transcatheter procedures, thanks to innovative three dimensional (3D) mapping systems. Arrhythmias or heart rhythm problems are experienced by more than two million people a year in the UK. At Royal Brompton…
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Category: News | Lung
People who experience breathlessness during exercise tend to be diagnosed with exercise-induced asthma. However, for some patients, these symptoms are not alleviated by standard asthma treatments. Instead, the cause may be a laryngeal obstruction. At Royal Brompton & Harefield Hospitals…
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Category: News | Heart
The transcatheter mitral valve repair (TMVR) programme at Royal Brompton and Harefield hospitals is one of the most experienced and comprehensive in the world. Dr Robert Smith runs the most accomplished MitraClip team in the UK. He has treated more than 250 leaky mitral valves with MitraClip…
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Sleeping is a basic human need - like breathing, eating and drinking. It's vitally important for physical health. In this article, we hear from an expert at Royal Brompton & Harefield Hospitals Specialist Care, Dr Alanna Hare, about why it's so important to treat sleep disorders.  Around 30 to…
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Category: Heart
Heart rhythm problems affect millions in the UK. But what can be done to prevent them from occurring? Dr Jonathan Clague suggests that people need to know about the damaging effect of alcohol on cardiovascular health. At some stage in everyone’s life, there’s been that moment where the heart has…
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At Royal Brompton & Harefield Hospitals Specialist Care, we offer comprehensive treatment for private patients with cardiac and respiratory conditions – including physiotherapy. Physiotherapy can help to manage long-term conditions and is particularly important for patients with cardio-…
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Category: Heart
Heart failure is a complex condition and often requires a combination of treatments. At Harefield Hospital, severe heart failure patients can benefit from ventricular assisted device surgery using a minimally invasive approach. It is estimated that over half a million people in the UK are living…
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At Royal Brompton and Harefield hospitals, not only do our consultants treat patients, but they are also at the forefront of cutting-edge research into new and improved treatments for heart and lung conditions. Our patients are then amongst the first to benefit from the latest treatments. Here is a…
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Royal Brompton and Harefield hospitals is a leading centre for the care and treatment of heart and lung conditions. We attract the most talented experts to provide the highest standards of patient care. These consultants have recently joined our team providing specialist care to private patients…
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