Expert treatment of heart conditions
The highly experienced cardiologists and cardiac
surgeons at Spire Healthcare are able to offer a number of procedures to
treat heart disease that do not require major heart surgery:
Coronary angioplasty is a minimally invasive procedure
whereby a mesh tube (stent) is inserted into a coronary artery through a
flexible tube (catheter), squashing down the fatty deposits and
allowing blood to flow freely once more. Taking around 30 minutes, it
is a safe, effective and very commonly performed treatment for coronary
A pacemaker is a small battery-operated device that
keeps the heart beating regularly. It is usually inserted under local
anaesthetic through a small incision near the collarbone and then guided
through a blood vessel to the heart. It is used in patients who have
abnormally slow heart rates (brachycardia), abnormally fast heart rates
(tachycardia) or heart block.
Cardioversion and ablation of arrhythmia
Cardioversion and ablation of arrythmia are both treatments to restore a normal rhythm to the heart.
Private heart surgery at Spire Healthcare
Spire Healthcare works with leading cardiac surgeons to
offer the highest quality surgery for heart disease, including coronary
artery bypass graft surgery and valve replacement surgery. Heart
surgery patients are cared for by specialist cardiac nurses in
comfortable, fully equipped single occupancy rooms with a la carte food
options, safe in the knowledge that Spire Healthcare's award winning
hospitals have the highest possible standards of hygiene and
How can I get private cardiology and heart care at Spire Healthcare?
Spire Healthcare's outstanding private cardiology services are available to both those with private health insurance and those who wish to pay for their treatment. Spire Healthcare is committed to offering high quality treatment at fair and
transparent prices, and finance packages are available for those who
wish to spread out the costs of treatment.
Spire Healthcare also welcomes international patients and has a dedicated division, Spire International
, devoted to organising healthcare at its hospitals for patients travelling from overseas.