Dr Matthew Wright: Cardiology
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Dr Matthew Wright

Matt Wright

Cardiology

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Specialises in

  • Electrophysiology
  • Electrophysiology complex cardiac ablation
  • Electrophysiology intervention

About me

I specialise in the management of atrial fibrillation (AF) and atrial tachycardias (AT). Atrial fibrillation is the commonest sustained arrhythmia and can lead to strokes, and commonly causes fatigue and lethargy, as well as shortness of breath, reduced exercise capacity and palpitations. It is characterised by an irregular and erratic pulse.

I treat patients with any disturbance of heart rhythm. Typical symptoms of arrhythmia can include palpitations, but patients often feel as if the heart is beating very rapidly, or in some cases stopping. Other symptoms which may be due to heart rhythm problems include tiredness, pain in the throat, shortness of breath and collapses or faints.

I have published over 100 peer reviewed papers and over 20 reviews and book chapters, and I am a fellow of the Heart Rhythm Society, as well as being a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, and the European Heart Rhythm Association. My research interest is in improving the outcomes of patients having AF ablation, in particular the role of real-time lesion visualisation. With this I regularly give lectures at international meetings as well as perform televised ablations to teach other physicians.

Areas of interest

Atrial fibrillation (AF); Palpitations; Pacemakers; Arrhythmias; SVTs; accessory pathways; WPW; AVNRT; atrial tachycardias (AT); ventricular tachycardia (VT); Heart Failure; Implantable Cardiac Defibrillators ICD; Cardiac resynchronisation Therapy CRT; Blackouts; Fast heart beats; Slow heart beats; Faints; Strong heart beats; Stroke Prevention; Anticoagulation; Dizzy spells; Atrial flutter; Wolff Parkinson White; Lethargy; Tiredness; Shortness of breath; Supraventricular tachycardia; Heart block

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Procedures completed

  • 64302

    Transoesophageal echocardiography (including reporting) (as sole procedure) - (5-50)

    Bupa Cromwell Hospital (5-50)

  • K5760

    Ablation of atrial fibrillation by isolation of the pulmonary veins (including mapping) - (5-50)

    Bupa Cromwell Hospital (5-50)

  • 20142

    Insertion of implantable ECG loop recorder (including reporting) - (5-50)

    Bupa Cromwell Hospital (1-5)

  • X5020

    External cardioversion - (5-50)

    Bupa Cromwell Hospital (1-5)

  • X3510

    IV sedation administered by operator - (5-50)

    Bupa Cromwell Hospital (1-5)

  • K5780

    Ablation of accessory pathway or selected modification of AV node (including mapping) - (1-5)

    Bupa Cromwell Hospital (1-5)

  • K5720

    Ablation of AV nodal re-entry tachycardia (including mapping) - (1-5)

  • K5740

    Ablation of ventricular arrhythmia (including mapping) - (1-5)

    Bupa Cromwell Hospital (1-5)

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