Giving something back

Posted on Wednesday, May 11th, 2016 at 11:07 pm

At the age of 45 years, Mark needed a pacemaker to prevent him from collapsing. The pacemaker implanted by Howard Marshall has saved his life and Mark now enjoys an active lifestyle and is back to normal. Mark feels that the support he received from the British Heart Foundation helped him through the difficult years. » Read More

The world’s smallest pacemaker

Posted on Wednesday, August 26th, 2015 at 4:08 pm

A tiny pacemaker was implanted in a patient from the West Midlands at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham.  The Medtronic Micra was implanted by consultant cardiologists Howard Marshall and Francisco Leyva in a ground-breaking operation lasting less than one hour.  The revolutionary device is the first in a new generation of pacemakers that will change » Read More

Ventricular tachycardia ablation in Cyprus

Posted on Saturday, May 16th, 2015 at 9:02 pm

American Medical Centre

As part of our on-going collaboration with the American Heart Institute in Cyprus, I travelled to Nicosia to assist the team with two cases.  Both patients had refractory ventricular tachycardia as a result of a cardiomyopathy.  We needed to perform ablation both on the inside and on the outside surfaces of the heart.  Both patients » Read More

Procedure information sheets

Posted on Monday, December 22nd, 2014 at 2:34 pm

New – Procedure Information Sheets for Patients with Atrial Fibrillation, Atrial Flutter, Ectopic Heartbeats, Ventricular or Supra Ventricular Tachycardia. These procedure information sheets for patients feature 7 of the procedures The Birmingham Heart Rhythm Group uses to treat the main heart rhythm problems that present. Click here to see the sheets. Catheter Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation » Read More

New Clinic in Worcestershire

Posted on Friday, April 26th, 2013 at 8:07 pm

The consultants from the Birmingham Heart Rhythm Group are glad to announce that they are offering consultation sessions at the BMI Droitwich Spa in Worcestershire. This means that we can offer our services more locally to the community in Worcestershire. Please contact us if you want to arrange an appointment in Droitwich Spa.