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Heart patients treated over web

Heart patients in Sussex are benefiting from technology allowing surgeons to assess them over a high-resolution internet video link.

Images taken at hospitals in Eastbourne and Hastings are fed to Brighton’s surgical unit so doctors can discuss cases without travelling between sites.

Consultant cardiologist Neil Sulke said patients were getting the right procedures more quickly.

He said it had seen a complete change in the way patients were dealt with.

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