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Endomyocardial Biopsy (EMB)

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Denise Amstrong

Dear The Christie 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 Armstrong

FOI, The Christie NHS Foundation Trust

Dear Applicant

FOI Request – (Reference J367)

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FOI Team
The Christie NHS Foundation Trust
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FOI, The Christie NHS Foundation Trust

Dear Applicant

 

Thank you for your recent FOI request (reference J367).  Please find set
out below the responses to the information you have requested.

 

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

 

I can confirm that the Trust does not carry out these procedures.

 

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FOI Team

The Christie NHS Foundation Trust

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