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Tuesday 13th December 2016

New heart service could save lives in London

New heart service could save lives in London
Description:
An initiative to improve care for people with heart failure could save around 80 lives a year in Lambeth and Southwark.
Date:
Tuesday 13th December 2016
Wednesday 7th December 2016

Imaging research receives £12 million boost

Imaging research receives £12 million boost
Description:
More research to help sick children and improve cancer care will be possible thanks to £12.1 million of funding for a medical imaging research centre based at St Thomas' Hospital.
Date:
Wednesday 7th December 2016
Monday 15th August 2016

Couple get their heart's desire thanks to surgery

Couple get their heart's desire thanks to surgery
Description:
John and Angela Abbott got married at St Thomas' Hospital chapel. John underwent heart surgery at the hospital.
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Monday 15th August 2016
Tuesday 2nd February 2016

Smartphone has 'potential to save lives' of heart failure patients

Smartphone has 'potential to save lives' of heart failure patients
Description:
Patients with heart failure at Guy's and St Thomas' are the first in London to use a smartphone which monitors their health and alerts nurses if they are at risk.
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Tuesday 2nd February 2016
Wednesday 20th January 2016

Checking for bad blood vessels in prisons

Checking for bad blood vessels in prisons
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A new health initiative in south London prisons is checking men for life-threatening swellings in the blood vessel running from their hearts.
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Wednesday 20th January 2016
Monday 7th December 2015

Parachuting in a new treatment to help heart failure patients

Parachuting in a new treatment to help heart failure patients
Description:
Patients with life-threatening heart failure have been given a lifeline thanks to an implant being offered by a pioneering NHS heart service.
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Monday 7th December 2015
Friday 6th November 2015

Pioneering new heart procedure to stop strokes

Pioneering new heart procedure to stop strokes
Description:
A pioneering new treatment to prevent strokes is being trialled at Guy's and St Thomas'. The Trust is one of only 10 national centres chosen by the NHS to pioneer a new heart treatment - left atrial appendage closure (LAAC) - to help to prevent strokes.
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Friday 6th November 2015
Monday 19th October 2015

Grateful patient plays key role in cardiovascular research

Grateful patient plays key role in cardiovascular research
Description:
A stroke patient is helping to shape exciting cardiovascular research to improve the quality of care and new treatments for diseases of the heart and blood vessels.
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Monday 19th October 2015
Friday 28th August 2015

Leading heart specialists gather for major cardiology conference

Leading heart specialists gather for major cardiology conference
Description:
Heart experts from Guy's and St Thomas' are set to meet with colleagues from all over the world to discuss the latest developments in heart-related healthcare at a major international conference.
Date:
Friday 28th August 2015
Tuesday 11th August 2015

UK first heart op saves London's Strongest Man

UK first heart op saves London's Strongest Man
Description:
Pioneering surgeons have performed an aortic heart valve replacement without splitting the breastbone for the first time in the UK – saving the career of London's Strongest Man.
Date:
Tuesday 11th August 2015
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