I was disturbed to read about the latest developments in the ongoing saga relating to standards in heart surgery at St George’s Hospital in London. This saga has now been unfolding for some years….
Articles in ‘Cardiac negligence’ Category
The aim of the campaign is to encourage people to dial 999 should they experience any early signs of a heart attack. The campaign, which is specific to heart attacks, known as ‘Help Us…
Statistically 5% of all sudden cardiac arrests (SCA) will occur in the workplace, equivalent to approximately 100 a week in the UK alone.
As part of her work considering all aspects of inquest law, Ali Cloak, considers the increasing use of post-mortem imaging to determine a cause of death as an alternative to an invasive surgical autopsy.
Joachim Stanley, an experienced member of our Medical Negligence team, talks about his experience following a cardiac event this year.
Aortic dissection is a life-threatening condition, and a recent investigation into a death involving this cardiac issue has highlighted the need for more to be done in emergency treatment to reduce the incidence of missed and delayed diagnosis. Our medical negligence team takes a look.
Every week 12 young people die from sudden cardiac death. Is it time to start screening young adults for potential cardiac issues more often?
Joachim Stanley takes a look at the issue of Sudden Cardiac Death (SCD) in young people, including red flags and how it can be prevented.
A case was brought by the daughter of T – a relatively elderly lady who suffered from aortic stenosis.
The widower of a 66-year-old lady received £120,000 following the death of his wife of congestive cardiac failure, aortic valve stenosis and bicuspid aortic valve and aortic co-arctation.
Joachim Stanley from our specialist cardiac negligence team explains the range of issues that coronavirus has caused in cardiac care.