Getting involved in research  – congenital heart disease

Getting involved in research – congenital heart disease

Every year over 5,000 babies in the UK are born with congenital heart disease we define congenital heart disease as a disease of the heart that is identified before birth or present at birth imaging research has been key to advances in care and has led to more children with heart conditions surviving into adulthood […]

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Marmosets and research into Parkinson’s Disease

Marmosets and research into Parkinson’s Disease

My name is Geoff Butcher and I’ve had Parkinson’s disease now for about 13 years. One of the animals most used in research in Parkinson is Marmosets. We are now going to go into an animal facility and talk to a scientist. The Marmosets here were all bred in captivity and following treatment they exhibit […]

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How imaging is transforming care for cardiac patients

How imaging is transforming care for cardiac patients

One of the challenges facing us today is applying a new paradigm to the management of our patients with cardiovascular disease. With our diagnostic capabilities we can personalise our investigation of a patient and subsequently personalise the treatment of that patient. By not only looking at the patient’s history and their ECGs but actually by […]

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Cardiac Action Potential - Tutorial

Cardiac Action Potential – Tutorial

hi in this video I but before I do to emphasize that you can see a heart here on the left-hand side and we can see that there are different action potentials coming up from different parts of the heart it's because different parts of the heart perform different functions so you would expect therefore […]

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