Cardiovascular patient leaflets

Treating problems of the heart or blood vessels

This page lists leaflets produced or used by our department. Each leaflet is reviewed at least every three years to make sure it is kept up to date.

Heart failure: Your medicines

Description:
This leaflet provides information about some of the medicines that you may be given to manage your heart failure.

Implantable loop recorder

Description:
This leaflet provides a short introduction on what a Reveal Linq™ Loop Recorder is and how it works; how to make symptomatic recordings; and how to send those recordings to us at Guys and St Thomas' Hospital.

Implantable loop recorder - guide

Description:
This leaflet provides a short introduction on what a Reveal Linq™ Loop Recorder is and how it works; how to make symptomatic recordings; and how to send those recordings to us at Guys and St Thomas' Hospital.

Implantable loop recorder for atrial fibrilation

Description:
This leaflet provides a short introduction on what a Reveal Linq™ Loop Recorder is and how it works, how AF is monitored, how to make symptomatic recordings, and how AF data and symptomatic recordings are sent to us at Guys and St Thomas' Hospital.

Male cardiovascular health clinic

Description:
This leaflet explains who the male cardiovascular health clinic is for and how to make contact with us.

Male Cardiovascular Health Clinic - How we can help you

Description:
This leaflet is designed to explain some of the reasons you may be experiencing erectile dysfunction, what you can expect when you attend the clinic and what treatments may be available to you.

Needles - Overcoming your fear of needles

Description:
This leaflet explains more about needle phobia and provides practical advice on how to overcome it.

Neurovascular clinic - Access information

Description:
Information leaflet for a patient admitted to A&E at St Thomas' Hospital after a suspected transient ischaemic attack (TIA). Gives details about their follow-up appointment at the neurovascular clinic.

Pacing your physical activity

Description:
This leaflet explains how to pace your physical activity and why it is important.

Patent foramen ovale (PFO) closure - Information for patients

Description:
This leaflet aims to answer your questions about having the hole in your heart (known as a patent foramen ovale, or PFO) closed. It explains the benefits, risks and alternatives to having the procedure, as well as what you can expect when you come to hospital.
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