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Category: Heart
The chance of developing heart valve disease increase with age. Royal Brompton Hospital leads the way in providing alternative beating heart minimally invasive treatments, suitable for high-risk patients with mitral valve disease.  In the UK, heart valve disease affects around one and a half…
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Category: Heart
The emergence of cardiovascular diseases in cancer patients and survivors has led to the development of a new field of modern medicine known as cardio-oncology Royal Brompton Hospital set up the country’s first dedicated specialist cardio-oncology service in 2011. The mission of the service is to…
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Category: Heart
  At Harefield Hospital, patients suffering from multiple life-threatening heart problems can have up to four surgical procedures completed during a single operation, using minimal access techniques. In this procedure, instead of accessing the heart via sternotomy (a large incision through the…
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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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Category: Lung
Keyhole surgical treatments for complex lung cancers provide a much faster recovery compared to the conventional thoracotomy surgical approach. At Royal Brompton & Harefield Hospitals Specialist Care, patients can now benefit from single port minimally invasive VATS surgery. Lung cancer is the…
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Category: Heart
Many general practitioners (GPs) will be managing patients with cardiac murmurs. Here, we’d like to share with you a summary of guidelines developed by a group of GPs and consultants in London including Dr Shelley Rahman Haley, a consultant cardiologist at Harefield Hosptial.   What is a heart…
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Category: Lung
More than 46,000 people are diagnosed with lung cancer in the UK every year, making it the third most common type of cancer. Our experts continue to push the boundaries, developing less invasive treatments to successfully treat complex lung cancers. At Royal Brompton & Harefield Hospitals…
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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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Category: Heart
Catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation is a well-known corrective procedure. Thanks to new innovative three-dimensional (3D) mapping systems, more cardiac arrhythmia patients can now benefit from zero radiation exposure during transcatheter procedures. Pioneered by Dr Sabine Ernst, consultant…
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