Professor Schilling appointed as lead for clinical cardiovascular research at brand new cardiovascular centre
Sky News 28 January 2014
London Bridge Hospital Consultant Cardiologist Professor Richard Schilling, has been appointed as the lead for clinical cardiovascular research, at a newly proposed cardiovascular centre at St. Bartholomew’s Hospital.
The new centre, set to be one of the largest cardiovascular sites in the country, is the result of a potential merger between The Heart Hospital and the cardiovascular centre at the St. Bartholomew’s Hospital, which has recently been approved by NHS England.
Professor Schilling is the director of research at London Bridge Hospital’s Atrial Fibrillation centre (The London AF Centre), which specialises in treating complex cardiac arrhythmia problems. The centre also has an international reputation for catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation.
Sky News reporting on a procedure to cure an irregular heartbeat:
First private hospital in the UK to offer the Hansen Robot
Watch the recently filmed CNBC TV interview regarding the innovative Hansen Robot – designed to give surgeons accurate and stable control of catheter movement during complex cardiac procedures.
Pioneering procedure that can cure a faulty heartbeat
Daily Mail 18th May 2009
Tens of thousands of Britons are killed each year by the heart condition atrial fibrillation, but now a London cardiologist has developed a technique that cures the problem for good. The pioneering procedure, which has been performed successfully on 12 patients, is about to enter clinical trials.
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