Endomyocardial Biopsy (EMB)

Denise Amstrong made this Freedom of Information request to The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust

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Denise Amstrong

Dear The Rotherham 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

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Freedom of Information,

Dear Denise
 
In response to your request for information under The Freedom of
Information Act
 

Your request: Our response:
   
1.      Does your Hospital perform Endomyocardial (EMB)
Biopsy procedures? No
 
2.      If yes, How many Endomyocardial (EMB) Biopsy
procedures were performed in:
a.      2014 Not Applicable
b.      2015
 
3.      What was your Trust’s spend on Endomyocardial
Biopsy in:
a.      2014 Not Applicable
b.      2015
 
4.      Does your Hospital perform Biopsy to diagnose
Amoeloid Cardiomyopathy? No
 
5.      If yes, How many Amoeloid Biopsy procedures were
performed in:
a.      2014 Not Applicable
b.      2015
 

 
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