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New findings from a multi-national clinical trial, published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC) and authored by Royal Brompton Hospital consultant cardiologist, Dr Jonathan Hill, shows that patients with an advanced form of coronary artery disease (CAD) can benefit from a treatment using sonic pressure waves to break up hardened blockages in the heart. Dr Hill was the trial’s co-principal investigator and has trained cardiologists on the innovative procedure across the world. Read more
“I became like family”: recovered nurse thanks Harefield Hospital for ‘incredible’ care during Covid-19
Maureen Clements was admitted to Harefield Hospital at the height of the Covid-19 pandemic. A senior nurse at Northwick Park Hospital, Maureen contracted Covid-19 and was admitted to the hospital with respiratory failure. She later spent a month on Harefield Hospital’s Intensive Therapy Unit (ITU) and a further month on its wards, and has since spoken about her experience recovering from the virus and the care she received. Read more
A global survey among tens of thousands of medical professionals (doctors, health care professionals and hospital managers) has identified Royal Brompton hospital in the top ten hospitals worldwide for cardiology. Read more.
A pioneering procedure to treat an aneurysm in the aortic arch, using minimally invasive keyhole surgery, has taken place for the first time in the UK at London’s Royal Brompton Hospital. The team, led by consultant interventional cardiologist Professor Christoph Nienaber and consultant cardiac surgeon Mr Ulrich Rosendahl, is the first to use this stent in the UK. Read more about the procedure