LC & VA - Patient care is ALWAYS our top priority

Nothing is more important than our patients well being.

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Ground breaking CardioVascular Research by world class consultants

LC & VA - Excellence comes as standard

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LC & VA monitor your progress back to health

Reducing the stress - ensures a faster recovery

At LC & VA we use the latest diagnostic advances

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Welcome to LC & VA

London Cardiac and Vascular Associates offer a comprehensive service to
investigate and treat the full spectrum of cardiovascular disease. We provide
a complete service ranging from risk assessment and screening to more
advanced investigation and imaging along with cutting edge surgical and
keyhole procedures, including minimally invasive surgery and transcatheter
valve procedures.

Our Consultants

Our Consultants are all experienced, highly skilled individuals who will reassure you during pre-operative assessment, perform the most appropriate investigations and procedures and then closely supervise your post-operative progress.

Dr Jonathan Byrne

PhD, FRCP

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Mr Desai Jatin

FRCS

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Mr Ranjit Deshpande

MB BCh, FRCS

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Mr. Domenico Valenti

MD, PhD, FRCS, FRCS(Ed), FEBVS

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Dr Narbeh Melikian

PhD, FRCP

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Your Journey as a Patient

Our patient pathways are uniquely designed to provide a personalised experience for every patient. Initially you will have a brief consultation with a senior consultant to assess your current health and get an overview of your concerns and symptoms.

Appointment

Appointments can be made by contacting our dedicated staff in our cent...

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Consultation

Consultation slots are approximately 30 minutes long. However, the tim...

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Diagnostic tests

Most patients require additional tests to allow an accurate diagnosis ...

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Report

A full medical report will be produced within five working days of you...

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Symptoms & Diagnoses

There are many and varied symptoms associated with Cardio Vascular conditions which may require careful examination and further investigation before a diagnosis can be made & treatment can be started.

Shortness Of Breath

Shortness of breath is a very common symptom and is primarily caused b...

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Chest pain

Chest discomfort or pain is a very common symptom and can be caused by...

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Palpitations

Palpitation is the medical term for a forceful or rapid heartbeat. It ...

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High blood pressure

While the cause of high blood pressure in most people remains unclear,...

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Blackouts / funny turns

Dizziness is a common complaint, but it can be serious. Several health...

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Stroke

Occasionally, cholesterol plaque in the coronary artery can rupture an...

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Intermittent Claudication

Claudication is pain and/or cramping in the lower leg due to inadequat...

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Valvular Disease

What is valvular heart disease ? A damaged or diseased heart valve may...

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Heart Attack

A heart attack is a serious medical emergency in which the supply of b...

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Investigations

Referral for specialist non-invasive and invasive investigation performed in world-class facilities at London Bridge Hospital. Various test are outlined below and on the linked pages…

ECG

What is an ECG? An ECG is an interpretation of the electrical activity...

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Holter Monitor

What is Holter Monitoring (24 or 48 hour)? Holter monitoring is a cont...

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Echocardiogram

Transthoracic Echocardiography & Transoesophageal Echocardiograp...

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Stress Tests (Excercise & Stress Echocardiography)

We carry out a variety of Stress related tests. Exercise or Treadmill ...

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Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring

What is Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring (ABPM) This allows contin...

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Carotid Doppler

A cartoid doppler is a painless and harmless test that uses high-frequ...

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Cardiac CT scanning

What is a Cardiac CT? A computerized tomography (CT) coronary angiogra...

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Diagnostic coronary angiography

Radial (via the wrist) or Femoral (via the leg) Coronary angiography i...

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Procedures & Surgery

A proportion of patients may require specific
procedures or surgery for cardiac or vascular disease.
A range of possible treatments are outlined below and on the linked pages…

Angioplasty / PCI

Percutaneous Coronary Intervention Also known as  Coronary Angioplast...

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Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting

Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG), is an option for some patients...

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Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery

Minimally invasive heart surgery is performed through a small incision...

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Heart Valve Repair / Replacement

Coronary Intervention...

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Carotid Endarterectomy

A Cartoid Endarterectomy is the general term for the surgical removal ...

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Vascular Bypass

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Varicose Vein Surgery

Varicose veins are swollen and enlarged veins, usually blue or dark pu...

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Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement

What is TAVI? Transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) is an alt...

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