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Bristol Heart Institute

General Information

  • Address: Department of Cardiology, Bristol Royal Infirmary
  • City: Bristol
  • Postal Code: BS2 8HW
  • Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  • Phone: +44 117 342 6573
  • Type of centre:University
  • Number of Cath labs in your centre: 4
  • Number of Cath operators working in your centre: 10
  • Number of interventionists in your centre: 4
  • Additional comments:

PCI Procedures

  • Number of cath procedures performed each year in the centre: 4000-5000 (4000)
  • Number of PCIs performed each year in the centre: 1350
  • 24/7 Primary PCI service in the centre?: No
  • Number of Primary PCIs performed per year in the centre: 700

Techniques and Quality

  • Techniques available in the centre: Non invasive imaging, Coronary, Structural and heart failure interventions
  • Subtechniques available in the centre: Cardiac computed tomography, IVUS, OCT, FFR/iFR, Transcatheter mitral valve repair, Cardiac magnetic resonance Imaging, TAVI
  • Centre affiliated to a quality insurance programme: Yes
  • Centre participate in scientific studies: Yes
  • Centre participate in national/international registries:
  • Centre participate in randomised clinical trials: Yes, both investigator and sponsor driven


  • Centre has Peer reviewed scientific publications?: Yes
  • Number of articles related to interventional cardiology published by the centre in the last 5 years: 25
  • Scientific fields of interests: Pharmacology, Imaging, Procedural Techniques

Fellowship programme

  • Number of local fellows in interventional cardiology who attend the centre: 1
  • Number of international fellows accepted by the centre (per year): 2
  • Type of fellowship offered by the centre: Both
  • Possibility to develop a thesis during the stay: Yes
  • Does the centre have a specific fellowship program with defined objectives?: No
  • Language(s) used to perform clinical activity: English

Person in charge of the Fellowship programme: