Although medical research is developing in leaps and bounds, heart diseases are still a leading cause of death among people today. Nearly a third of all people die from cardiac related diseases. However, with the help of effective treatment, one can increase one’s life expectancy for many years.
German hospitals offer the best medical services. Here are some of the TOP-5 best cardiologic hospitals in the country according to FOCUS Magazine.
University Hospital Jena
Department of Cardiology, Angiology, Pulmonology and Intensive Care
With a 200-year history, it is the largest hospital comprising 26 departments, outpatient and inpatient medical institutions. University Hospital Jena integrates 25 research institutes where highly skilled doctors from around the world conduct research activities. Every year more than 300,000 patients are treated here, many of them are foreigners.
The Department of Cardiology, Angiology, Pulmonology and Intensive Care provides high quality medical services for patients suffering from heart disease. The Department successfully performs percutaneous heart valve implantation. The University Hospital Jena has developed many surgical procedures, which have no analogues in the world. The doctors successfully perform aortic valvuloplasty.
The Section of Cardiology maintains a close cooperation with the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery. The doctors of these two departments perform both implantation and replacement of pacemakers and defibrillators.
Hannover Medical School (MHH)
Department of Cardiology and Angiology
Hannover Medical School (MHH) is usually ranked among the top German medical institutions. It annually receives more than 400,000 patients. The doctors of the hospital specialize in the treatment and care of critically ill patients. The therapeutic practice uses the most advanced technology and the very latest developments.
The Department of Cardiology and Angiology offers patients a wide range of services in the treatment of cardiovascular diseases. The doctors specialize in providing medical care to patients with myocardial infarction, heart arrhythmias and heart failure. The department successfully treats cardiomyopathies, in pregnant women as well.
University Hospital Duesseldorf
Department of Cardiology, Pulmonology and Angiology
The specialists of the University Hospital Duesseldorf have succeeded in treating a variety of diseases, including heart disease. Every year this medical institution provides medical care to about 200,000 patients. The medical center has 1,300 beds for inpatient treatment. The University Hospital Düsseldorf includes 11 institutes, which serve as a base for scientific activities.
The Department of Cardiology, Pulmonology and Angiology provides medical care to both German and foreign patients suffering from heart diseases. The doctors specialize in the treatment of diseases related to coronary circulation disorder (coronary artery disease, myocardial infraction). The department has all necessary equipment for providing intensive care in acute coronary syndrome or cardiogenic shock.
University Hospital Cologne
Department of Cardiology, Angiology, Pulmonology and Intensive Care Medicine
University Hospital Cologne ranks among the highest scientific medical institute. It develops new treatments and improves conventional therapeutic approaches. The hospital comprises of 35 medical institutions, 10 medical centers and 14 institutes, which are constantly engaged in research work aimed at the improvement of treatment for various diseases.
The Department of Cardiology, Angiology, Pulmonology and Intensive Care Medicine is one of the best in Germany. It offers innovations for the treatment of coronary artery stenosis. For the treatment of arterial hypertension and heart arrhythmias doctors use the most advanced therapeutic approaches. Cardiac malformations can be eliminated with the use of catheter technologies.
University Hospital RWTH Aachen
Department of Cardiology, Pneumology, Angiology and Internal Intensive Medicine
All departments and institutes at the hospital are of a high academic level and thus aim to provide patients with excellent medical care. These are high-tech treatments, the use of which achieves exceptional treatment results, even in severe conditions. The advancements of the University Hospital RWTH Aachen in the area of clinical research are of national importance.
The Department of Cardiology, Pneumology, Angiology and Internal Intensive Medicine provides an effective treatment of cardiovascular diseases. The Section of Cardiology offers all diagnostic options for assessing patients conditions suffering from cardiovascular disease, including heart MRI and 3D echocardiography. The doctors specialize in the management of patients with chest pain of unknown origin.
Arrangement of treatment of heart diseases in Germany
A considerable number of patients are ready to go to Germany to receive treatment but many of them are discouraged because of organizational problems. How do you choose a medical institution? How do you obtain a visa for treatment abroad? How do you negotiate with the administration of the hospital? How do you find an interpreter in Germany? These and many other issues often make it hard to focus on treatment.
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Author: Dr. Nadezhda Ivanisova
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