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Category: Lung
More than 46,000 people are diagnosed with lung cancer in the UK every year, making it the third most common type of cancer. Our experts continue to push the boundaries, developing less invasive treatments to successfully treat complex lung cancers. At Royal Brompton & Harefield Hospitals…
Category: Heart | Lung | News
  Alternative treatment option for sleep apnoea patients being trialled Research which uses a neck device to treat a type of sleep apnoea has been given the green light thanks to funding from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) through their Research for Patient Benefit grant.
Category: Lung
Keyhole surgical treatments for complex lung cancers provide a much faster recovery compared to the conventional thoracotomy surgical approach. At Royal Brompton &Harefield Hospitals Specialist Care, patients can now benefit from single port minimally invasive VATS surgery. Lung cancer is the…
Category: Lung
Severe emphysema patients can receive a new lease of life, thanks to an innovative new vapor ablation treatment offered at Royal Brompton & Harefield Hospitals Specialist Care. Emphysema is a progressive lung disease that can cause shortness of breath, coughing, fatigue and weight loss. It’s a…
Category: Lung
Having a cough that will not go away can be maddening and exhausting. While an occasional cough is normal, a cough that persists for more than eight weeks is termed a chronic cough and can have a massive impact on day-to-day life.       While managing a chronic cough can be challenging for both…
Category: News | Lung
Getting the right treatment for sleep disorders is vital for patient welfare. Obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) is one of the most common respiratory disorders. And due to our ageing population and high levels of obesity, it’s prevalence is increasing. But OSA often goes undiagnosed in the general…
Category: News | Lung
Lung cancer is the third most common cancer in the UK and accounts for approximately 13 per cent of all cancers. It also has the highest mortality rate in the UK for both males and females. But with two different surgical approaches available, it is not always clear which option would be best. At…
Category: News | Lung
People who experience breathlessness during exercise tend to be diagnosed with exercise-induced asthma. However, for some patients, these symptoms are not alleviated by standard asthma treatments. Instead, the cause may be a laryngeal obstruction. At Royal Brompton & Harefield Hospitals…
Category: News | Lung
Allergy is the most common chronic disease in Europe, and the UK has some of the highest prevalence rates of allergic conditions in the world. Roughly half of the population suffer from at least one allergy. Allergies occur when your immune system overreacts to substances called allergens. Common…
Category: Heart | Lung
At RB&HH Specialist Care, we work closely with health professionals, GPs and international embassies to facilitate rapid referrals. Patients referred to us receive the very best care and clinical expertise. Our internationally-renowned consultants provide expert assessments and offer state-of-…