Wednesday 14th November 2018
On 14 November, Channel 5 provided a rare opportunity for television viewers by inviting them inside a operating theatre at St Bartholomew's Hospital while consultant cardiac surgeon, Mr Kulvinder Lall, performed open heart surgery on patient Kamal, aged 69. The surgery involved Mr Lall replacing an aortic valve for his patient, a surgery that many of our patient ambassadors have been through themselves.
Thursday 15th March 2018
The first totally keyhole (endoscopic) robotic mitral valve surgeries was performed last week at Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital (LHCH).
Tuesday 29th August 2017
Stuart Grant, Specialist Trainee in Cardiac Surgery from Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Heart Valve Voice ambassador shared with the Silversurfers what it's like to train as a cardiothoracic surgeon and to help valve disease patients get their lives back.
Tuesday 18th July 2017
Heart Valve Voice Supporter and Key Opinion Leader, Professor Phil MacCarthy, Clinical Director of Cardiovascular Services at London Bridge Hospital and Consultant Cardiologist at King's College Hospital, recently discussed the exciting times we are currently seeing with regards to valve disease treatment with leading publication Cardiovascular News.
Thursday 22nd June 2017
There have been some very important things happening in the world of heart valve technology over the past couple of months. One of the most significant achievement thus far has been the first ever implantation procedures of a new innovative biological valve.