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Royal Papworth Hospital is one of the UK’s leading and largest specialist providers of cardiac and thoracic surgery. It performs more major heart operations than any other unit in the UK (around 2,400 per year), and has the best risk-adjusted survival rates.
Royal Papworth is the only UK hospital to offer pulmonary endarterectomy (PEA) surgery and carries out up to 190 operations each year. The operation removes blood clots and scarring from the pulmonary arteries.