A Patient’s Day is being held on Sunday the 2nd October as part of Heart Rhythm Congress 2011. There is an informative programme including discussions on atrial fibrillation and syncope. This is an excellent opportunity for leading experts and patients to meet and talk about current topics in heart rhythm treatment. A detailed programme and registration information are available at www.heartrhythmcongress.com
- Dr Joseph De BonoJoseph De Bono undertook his undergraduate medical training at Oxford and Cambridge Universities graduating in 1999. He specialised in cardiology and electrophysiology, working in Cambridge, The John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford and The Heart Hospital in London. » Read More
This is a general term that describes some of the procedures that we perform. Ablation is the process that modifies small parts of the heart muscle that are responsible for the abnormal heart rhythms or palpitations. Usually this is done by heating the area using radiofrequency at the end of a catheter that is placed in contact with the heart muscle.