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Dr Nicos Spyrou

Cardiology, General (internal) medicine

 

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Overview

Specialises in

  • General cardiology
  • Interventional cardiology

About me

Medical School at St. George's London. Cardiology training at Harefield, St. Mary's and Hammersmith Hospitals.
Appointed in Reading as a Consultant in 2000. Set up angioplasty and performed the first ever angioplasty at Battle Hospital in 2003.
Married to Professor Tess Harris who is a Professor Primary Care Research at St George's but also works as a GP in Sonning Common.
Have 2 grown up children 23 and 20 yrs of age.
I am a keen tennis player and scuba diver. I was a keen footballer but now stick to watching.

Areas of interest

Angioplasty; Interventional cardiology
CTO (chronic total occlusion) using both antegrade and retrograde approaches.
Complex angioplasty; Use of rotablation (rotational atherectomy) and Shockwave (coronary lithotripsy) to open up heavily calcified arteries.
Valvular heart disease;
Angina; Chest pain; Arrhythmias; Palpitations; Cardiomyopathy; Hypertension; Heart failure.
Permanent pacing.

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Procedures completed

  • AA963

    Coronary angioplasty following angiography with fractional flow study on the same day, +/- insertion of stent - radial access - (5-50)

    Royal Berkshire Hospital (5-50)

  • X5020

    External cardioversion - (5-50)

    Royal Berkshire Hospital (5-50)

  • K6513

    Adult cardiac catheterisation - radial access (including coronary arteriography/catheterisation of right/left side of heart/contrast radiology) - (1-5)

    Royal Berkshire Hospital (1-5)

  • 20142

    Insertion of implantable ECG loop recorder (including reporting) - (1-5)

    Royal Berkshire Hospital (1-5)

  • K4920

    Percutaneous transluminal angioplasty of coronary artery(ies) for chronic total occlusions (CTO), +/- insertion of stent - (1-5)

    Royal Berkshire Hospital (1-5)

  • K6010

    Cardiac pacemaker system introduced through vein (dual chamber) - (1-5)

    Royal Berkshire Hospital (1-5)

  • K6000

    Cardiac pacemaker system introduced through vein (single chamber) - (1-5)

    Royal Berkshire Hospital (1-5)

  • K6030

    Replacement of generator for intravenous cardiac pacemaker system (without lead change) - (1-5)

    Royal Berkshire Hospital (1-5)

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