Endomyocardial Biopsy (EMB)

Denise Amstrong made this Freedom of Information request to St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Denise Amstrong

Dear St George’s University Hospitals 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

FOI, St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Ref: 1617.168

Re: FOI Request - Acknowledgement of Request

Dear Sir / Madam

Thank you for your request for information. Your request was received on 27 June 2016 and we are dealing with it under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Under the FOI Act the Trust has a statutory responsibility to respond to your request within 20 working days therefore you should expect a formal response no later than 25 July 2016.

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Yours sincerely

FOI team
St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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