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Dr Fawaz Akhras, Consultant Cardiologist

Specialising in:

Coronary angioplasty and stenting, coronary artery disease, hypertension, therapeutic and interventional management of IHD, heart failure.

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Specialist Details
Full name

Dr Fawaz Akhras

Qualifications

MB BCh MPhil MD FESC FAHA FACC

Title

Consultant Cardiologist

Fawaz Akhras, Consultant Cardiologist, Bupa Cromwell Hospital
Specialties

Cardiology

Site specialisation

Coronary angioplasty and stenting, coronary artery disease

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Clinical interests

Coronary angioplasty and stenting, coronary artery disease, hypertension, therapeutic and interventional management of IHD, heart failure.

Background Information
Biography

Previous Registrar at Guys, National Heart Hospitals, Senior Lecturer Westminster Charing Cross, Consultant Interventional Cardiologist / Chief of Cardiology Military Hospital Jeddah. Author of several publications.

Languages spoken

English, French, Arabic

Availability
Regular Cromwell clinics

Yes

Clinic days

Mon: ad hocTue: ad hocWed: ad hocThurs: eveFri: ad hocSat: ad hoc

Appointments telephone number

020 7460 5700

Additional Career Information
Year qualified

1973

Memberships

AmColl of Card, Am Heart Ass, Euro Soc of Card., British Cardiac Intervention Society(B.C.I.S.), British Society of echocardiography

NHS hospitals

Private

Posts
Research interests

PTCA/Stenting in Acute myocardial infection

Key published papers

Early exercise testing and elective coronary artery bypass surgery after uncomplicated myocardial infarction: Effect on morbidity and mortality. 
Br Heart J 1984;52:413-417 
Akhras F, Upward JW, Keates J, Jackson G. 
 
Oversized balloons, low inflation pressure and prolonged coronary dilatation strategy results in dramatic improvements in angioplasty results and re-stenosis rate: Early and late results. 
American College of Cardiology. Anaheim , California, 16-9 March 1997. 
J Am Coll Cardiol 1997; 29: 235-236. 
 
Coronary angioplasty for patients with poor ejection fraction and ischaemic left heart failure refractory to maximum medical therapy: early and late follow-up results. 
Heart failure '97. Cologne, Germany 24-27 May 1997 
 
Primary coronary angioplasty vs. thrombolytic therapy for treatment of acute myocardial infarction. Findings from the PCAT collaboration. 
XIVth Congress of the European Society of Cardiology. Barcelona, August 1999. 
 
Primary coronary angioplasty vs. thrombolytic therapy for acute myocardial infarction (MI): Long term follow-up of ten randomised trials. 
American Heart Association, 72 nd scientific sessions, Atlanta, November 1999. 

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