Endomyocardial Biopsy (EMB)

Denise Amstrong made this Freedom of Information request to South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust

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Denise Amstrong

Dear South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust,
Please can you provide me with the following information with regards to this procedure at your Trust.

1. Does your Hospital perform Endomyocardial (EMB) Biopsy procedures?

2. If yes, How many Endomyocardial (EMB) Biopsy procedures were performed in:
a. 2014
b. 2015

3. What was your Trust’s spend on Endomyocardial Biopsy in:
a. 2014
b. 2015

4. Does your Hospital perform Biopsy to diagnose Amoeloid Cardiomyopathy?

5. If yes, How many Amoeloid Biopsy procedures were performed in:
a. 2014
b. 2015

Yours faithfully,

Denise Amstrong

Freedom of Information Requests, South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust

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Yours sincerely
Freedom of Information
South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust

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South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust

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