Endomyocardial Biopsy (EMB)

Denise Amstrong made this Freedom of Information request to Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

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Dear Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS 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

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

Yours faithfully

HEY-FOI (HUMBER NHS FOUNDATION TRUST),

Dear Denise

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Kind Regards

Freedom Of Information Team
for Hull & East Yorkshire Hospitals Trust
Mary Seacole Building, Willerby Hill,Willerby, HU10 6ED
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HEY-FOI (HUMBER NHS FOUNDATION TRUST),

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Dear Denise

Please find attached the response to your Freedom of Information Request.

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Freedom of Information Team
On behalf of Hull & East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust
Mary Seacole Building
Willerby Hill
Willerby
HU10 6ED
FAX: 01482 477857
[Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust request email] or [email address]

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Yours sincerely

Freedom of Information Team
On behalf of Hull & East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust
Mary Seacole Building
Willerby Hill
Willerby
HU10 6ED

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