A local meeting organised by our group was hailed a success by attendees. The meeting covered topics such as new strategies in the management of atrial fibrillation, device therapy, mechanical assist devices for the heart, MRI imaging of the heart and inherited conditions leading to sudden death. The educational day was attended by cardiology specialists, Read More
- 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.