Beating heart bypass surgery can be a scary prospect for prospective patients, but top traditional and keyhole heart surgeon Mr Inderpaul Birdi has expert advice to provide peace of mind for people who are to undergo the procedure. Find out more via his reassuring guide.
In our latest article, we spoke to exceptionally well-regarded cardiologist, Dr Iqbal Malik, with regards to the common valve disease condition aortic stenosis. Here, the London-based doctor offers his expert insight into the heart condition, describing why it occurs and outlining effective minimally invasive treatment options for the heart-related disease.
If you're pregnant, it's likely that you're concerned about the affect the coronavirus pandemic could have on you and your baby. We spoke to the highly experienced consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist, Ms Ferha Saeed, to discuss what protocols are necessary during this period of uncertainty. Find out what you should do if you are expecting a baby and think you have coronavirus.
Expert cardiologist Dr Saqib Chowdhary talks about how to diagnose heart failure and how it can be treated in continuation of his double-part article series about this serious condition.
‘Heart failure’ can be a misleading term where some believe it means the heart is about to stop. It still remains a serious situation however, and it means how the heart isn't always able to pump enough blood around the body to keep up with its' needs. Leading cardiologist Dr Saqib Chowdhary considers heart failure and its' causes, in the first of two articles about this condition.
TAVI is a keyhole; X-ray guided method of delivering a new heart valve to patients with aortic valve disease. Leading consultant interventional cardiologist Dr Christopher Malkin considers preparing for the procedure, what happens in the operation and recovery in Part 2 of his guide to TAVI for aortic stenosis.
Leading consultant interventional cardiologist Dr Christopher Malkin considers the risks and benefits of TAVI, trans-catheter aortic valve implantation.
Dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) is a condition in which the heart chambers become enlarged, stopping your heart from pumping blood efficiently around the body. Dr Resham Baruah walks us through the causes of DCM, the symptoms and the treatment available.