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Wednesday 29th September 2021

UK first for total keyhole surgery for aneurysm

UK first for total keyhole surgery for aneurysm
Description:
A surgical team at Guy's and St Thomas' has performed the first procedure in the UK, and one of the first in the world, to treat a type of aneurysm completely by keyhole surgery.
Date:
Wednesday 29th September 2021
Tuesday 7th September 2021

Thrill-seeking daughter to abseil St Thomas' Hospital in thanks to staff

Thrill-seeking daughter to abseil St Thomas' Hospital in thanks to staff
Description:
The daughter of a south London hairdresser who was in intensive care at St Thomas' Hospital is making a fundraising leap of love.
Date:
Tuesday 7th September 2021
Monday 1st March 2021

Mum thanks hospital teams after baby's life-saving scan

Mum thanks hospital teams after baby's life-saving scan
Description:
A newborn baby was given the gift of life, thanks to a 3D heart scan which helped diagnose his condition before he was born.
Date:
Monday 1st March 2021
Monday 18th November 2019

Test can give hope to thousands with suspected angina

Test can give hope to thousands with suspected angina
Description:
A routine test could help diagnose thousands of people who have 'microvascular angina' - abnormalities in their small arteries, according to a study by researchers at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust and King's College London.
Date:
Monday 18th November 2019
Tuesday 30th October 2018

Student has innovative surgery to repair her heart

Student has innovative surgery to repair her heart
Description:
A medical student who was born with a genetic disorder has undergone pioneering surgery to prevent potentially-fatal complications from the condition.
Date:
Tuesday 30th October 2018
Wednesday 16th May 2018

World champion thanks 'lifesaving' heart study

World champion thanks 'lifesaving' heart study
Description:
A world champion powerlifter has credited a pioneering research study with saving his life.
Date:
Wednesday 16th May 2018
Tuesday 31st October 2017

First UK patient to have heart procedure enjoys a new lease of life

First UK patient to have heart procedure enjoys a new lease of life
Description:
An innovative procedure which repairs leaking heart valves without the need for invasive surgery has been carried out at St Thomas' Hospital in a UK first.
Date:
Tuesday 31st October 2017
Monday 19th June 2017

Films help patients understand heart medicines

Films help patients understand heart medicines
Description:
Patients with atrial fibrillation (an abnormal heartbeat) are now better informed about their medicines, thanks to a series of films produced by the cardiovascular department.
Date:
Monday 19th June 2017
Tuesday 14th March 2017

Science Minister learns about heart attack research at St Thomas'

Science Minister learns about heart attack research at St Thomas'
Description:
The Minister for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation, Jo Johnson, found out about an innovative heart attack test when he visited St Thomas' Hospital this week.
Date:
Tuesday 14th March 2017
Tuesday 28th February 2017

Heart specialist operates on same patient 25 years apart

Heart specialist operates on same patient 25 years apart
Description:
A young woman born with a heart defect has had a pioneering procedure carried out by the same cardiologist who helped to save her life as a baby.
Date:
Tuesday 28th February 2017
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