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Cardiovascular Diseases

Nuffield Health

We provide a range of both diagnostic investigations and interventional procedures, which include:

  • Echocardiography (Echo) – used to provide information about the structure and mechanical function of the heart.
  • Cardiac event recorder – used to record the activity of the heart over a longer period of time.
  • 24 hour ambulatory blood pressure – gives an overview of all the blood pressure recordings throughout the 24 hour period.
  • Chest X-ray – examines the heart, lungs and chest walls.
  • Cholesterol and other blood lipids tests
  • Coronary angiography (also known as Cardiac Catheterisation) – gives information about the blood pressure inside your heart and how well the pumping chambers and valves are working.
  • Coronary angioplasty/Coronary Stenting (also known as Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI)) - uses a very small balloon to ‘squash’ the fatty tissue in the narrowed artery, allowing the blood to flow more easily.
  • Electrophysiological Studies/Testing - helps diagnose abnormal heart rhythms and identify which area of the heart is affected.
  • Implantable Loop Recorders - used to record your heart rhythm continuously for up to 14 months.
  • Implantable pacemaker - a device that can control the heart’s rhythm when it beats too slowly.
  • Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators (ICD) - a pacemaker device with the ability to treat different types of rhythm disturbances.
  • Cardiac Resynchronisation Therapy (CRT) - used to deliver electrical impulses to both the right and left ventricles.

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Congenital Heart Disease Network – South Whales and South West

The South West and South Wales Congenital Heart Disease Network brings together all of the hospitals, clinicians, commissioners and patients involved with congenital heart disease services in the region in order to deliver the highest quality care and experience for patients.

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Rushmoor Healthy Living

Delivering a variety of projects across the local community, working together with individuals, groups and companies with the aim of improving people’s health and wellbeing, whether through exercise and rehabilitation classes or through health education.

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Cardiac Risk in the Young – London

Preventing young sudden cardiac deaths through awareness, screening and research, and supporting affected families.

Stroke UK

They provide specialist support, fund critical research and campaign to make sure people affected by stroke get the very best care and support to rebuild their lives.

Rebuilding lives after stroke is a team effort. It takes the determination of stroke survivors and carers, the generosity of supporters and the dedication of the healthcare and research communities to get there.

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