Please note that, following the UK Government's guidelines, outpatient and inpatient access to NHS and private facilities in UK have been restricted. Only patients who are considered critical can be assessed in the hospital environment. Patients may still be able to access private consultations via telephone or video links. If the condition is not considered critical by the Consultant, further assessments, diagnostic tests and procedures will have to wait until new goverment guidance emerges.
If you would like to consult with Professor F Leyva, please contact his secretary so that we can arrange a new or follow-up telehone or video link appointment. Plans for further tests and procedures will be planned after this consultation.
Breathlessness (dyspnoea) can be due to a variety of causes. The first causes to consider are heart and lung conditions. Cardiac causes include: