Endomyocardial Biopsy (EMB)

Denise Amstrong made this Freedom of Information request to London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust

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Denise Amstrong

Dear London North West Healthcare 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

Yours faithfully,

Denise Amstrong

FOI (LONDON NORTH WEST HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST), London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust

Dear Miss Amstrong

Thank you for your Freedom of Information request received on 10th May

I am dealing with it as a new request under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and you should expect a response by the 8th June 2016

Your reference number is :- 345-16

Please remember to quote the reference number above in any future communications.

Kind regards,

Interim Freedom of Information Officer
London North West Healthcare NHS Trust
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Ross Sheryn (LONDON NORTH WEST HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST), London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust

 

Dear Ms Armstrong

 

FOI 345-16

 

London North West Healthcare NHS Trust is responding to your Freedom of
Information request dated 10^th May, Trust reference FOI 345-16

 

You asked:-

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

 

In response:-

 

There were 4 Endomyocardial Biopsy procedures carried out during the
period Jan 2014 - Dec 2015.   

Please see the full details as shown below:-

 

London North West Healthcare NHS - Endomyocardial Biopsy Procedures
Hospital
Admission Date Adm Mth Year site Primary Procedure
Northwick K583-PERCUTANEOUS TRANSLUMINAL RIGHT
20/01/2014 Jan-14 2014 Park VENTRICULAR BIOPSY
K583-PERCUTANEOUS TRANSLUMINAL RIGHT
07/07/2014 Jul-14 2014 St Marks VENTRICULAR BIOPSY
Northwick K583-PERCUTANEOUS TRANSLUMINAL RIGHT
11/08/2014 Aug-14 2014 Park VENTRICULAR BIOPSY
Northwick K583-PERCUTANEOUS TRANSLUMINAL RIGHT
01/09/2014 Sep-14 2014 Park VENTRICULAR BIOPSY

The Trust does not record the costs of procedures to this level.  The
information sought in question 3  is ‘information not held’ in accordance
with section 1 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

 

 

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London North West Healthcare NHS Trust.

 

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