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Treatment of Atrial Flutter (fibrillation)

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Best hospitals and doctors for atrial flutter (fibrillation) treatment abroad

The selection of doctors and clinics is carried out on the basis of annual qualification reports. The main selection criterion is the number of operations or procedures performed. It takes into account experience, reputation in the medical society, the availability of quality certificates and high specialization in a certain field.

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Atrial Fibrillation (Flutter) Diagnosis
 from  1354
Electroconvulsive therapy for atrial fibrillation
 from  4117
Pacemaker implantation to treat atrial fibrillation (flutter)
 from  10771

St. Vincentius Hospital Karlsruhe-Academic Hospital of the University of Freiburg

9.8/10
location_onGermany, Karlsruhe

Department of Cardiology, Angiology and Intensive Care Medicine

The St. Vincentius Clinic is the largest multidisciplinary medical institution and academiс hospital of the Albert Ludwig University of Freiburg. Treatment and diagnosis of patients is conducted by doctors with a scientific degree. They are introducing the latest progressive techniques. The clinic has at its disposal the latest
Atrial Fibrillation (Flutter) Diagnosis
2346 help1796
Electroconvulsive therapy for atrial fibrillation
6799 help6059
Pacemaker implantation to treat atrial fibrillation (flutter)
18106 help15786

German Heart Center Berlin

9.6/10
location_onGermany, Berlin

Department of Cardiology

The German Heart Center Berlin is a modern highly specialized medical facility for the treatment of cardiovascular diseases in patients of all age groups, as well as heart and lung transplantation. The center was founded in 1986 and today has gained the status of one of the most reputable in the area of its specialization n
Atrial Fibrillation (Flutter) Diagnosis
1876
Electroconvulsive therapy for atrial fibrillation
5572
Pacemaker implantation to treat atrial fibrillation (flutter)
15931

Hospital Sachsenhausen - Academic Hospital of the University of Frankfurt am Main

10/10
location_onGermany, Frankfurt am Main

Department of Cardiology, Gastroenterology and Sleep Medicine

The Hospital Sachsenhausen - Academic Hospital of the University of Frankfurt am Main was founded in 1985 by the world-famous professor Dr. Carl von Noorden and Dr. Edouard Lampe. At that time it was Germany's first medical institution specializing in the treatment of diabetes. The hospital offers services in the field
Atrial Fibrillation (Flutter) Diagnosis
1692
Electroconvulsive therapy for atrial fibrillation
5659
Pacemaker implantation to treat atrial fibrillation (flutter)
14700

Medipol Mega University Hospital Istanbul

8/10
location_onTurkey, Istanbul

Department of Cardiology

Medipol Mega University Hospital in Istanbul is the largest, leading hospital in Turkey with a broad range of medical services. Thanks to the highly qualified medical staff, the state-of-the-art medical technology and a special well-being ambience, the Hospital enjoys an excellent reputation in both national and international ar
Atrial Fibrillation (Flutter) Diagnosis
1660 help1540
Electroconvulsive therapy for atrial fibrillation
5426 help4966
Pacemaker implantation to treat atrial fibrillation (flutter)
14173 help12710

University Hospital Ulm

8.7/10
location_onGermany, Ulm

Department of Cardiology, Angiology and Internal Intensive Care

The University Hospital Ulm started its activities 35 years ago and during this time it has become one of the most prestigious medical institutions in Europe. The hospital is famous for its numerous discoveries and the world-class achievements in medicine and pharmaceuticals. The medical facility has 29 specialized departments a
Atrial Fibrillation (Flutter) Diagnosis
1931
Electroconvulsive therapy for atrial fibrillation
6760
Pacemaker implantation to treat atrial fibrillation (flutter)
18130

Primus Super Speciality Hospital New Delhi

9/10
location_onIndia, New Delhi

Department of Cardiology

Primus Super Speciality Hospital is a state-of-the-art multispecialty hospital located in New Delhi, which is the heart of India’s capital. It has been designed and constructed using the most advanced medical technology from all around the world. The infrastructure of the hospital and the quiet environment contribute to fa
Atrial Fibrillation (Flutter) Diagnosis
1457 help1354
Electroconvulsive therapy for atrial fibrillation
4532.8 help4117
Pacemaker implantation to treat atrial fibrillation (flutter)
12051.4 help10771

Rambam Health Care Campus Haifa

9.8/10
location_onIsrael, Haifa

Department of Cardiology

Rambam Health Care Campus is the largest and the most advanced hospital in Northern Israel. Founded in 1938, the medical center has a long history and a rich experience in providing comprehensive medical services in all medical specialties. Ramdam serves over 2 million residents of the country, as well as the Israel Defense Forc
Atrial Fibrillation (Flutter) Diagnosis
2197 help1977
Electroconvulsive therapy for atrial fibrillation
8044 help7204
Pacemaker implantation to treat atrial fibrillation (flutter)
22144 help19344

Klinik im Park Zurich

8.9/10
location_onSwitzerland, Zurich

Department of Cardiovascular Diseases

Every year, Zurich attracts thousands of foreigners with its best Swiss clinics. One of them is Klinik Im Park that has been providing a constantly high level of medical services, professional care and friendly atmosphere for 25 years. Why exactly do patients choose Swiss clinics? The reason is that our specialists will do their
Atrial Fibrillation (Flutter) Diagnosis
0
Electroconvulsive therapy for atrial fibrillation
0
Pacemaker implantation to treat atrial fibrillation (flutter)
0

University Hospital Heidelberg

9.8/10
location_onGermany, Heidelberg

Department of Cardiology, Angiology and Pulmonology

According to the Focus magazine, the University Hospital Heidelberg ranks among the top five hospitals in Germany! The hospital is one of the most advanced and reputable medical institutions not only in Germany, but throughout Europe. There are more than 43 specialized departments and 13 medical institutes, which cover all field
Atrial Fibrillation (Flutter) Diagnosis
0
Electroconvulsive therapy for atrial fibrillation
0
Pacemaker implantation to treat atrial fibrillation (flutter)
0

Charite University Hospital Berlin

9/10
location_onGermany, Berlin

Department of Cardiology and Angiology

Being the medical school for both Humboldt University and Free University of Berlin and having a long experience, the Charite Hospital in Germany has gained wide recognition. It is regarded as one of the most research-intensive medical facilities in Germany and the largest university medical center in Europe. With more than
Atrial Fibrillation (Flutter) Diagnosis
2535
Electroconvulsive therapy for atrial fibrillation
9265
Pacemaker implantation to treat atrial fibrillation (flutter)
25581

University Hospital RWTH Aachen

8.7/10
location_onGermany, Aachen

Department of Cardiology, Pneumology, Angiology and Internal Intensive Medicine

With its 34 clinics, 25 institutes and five multidisciplinary units covers the University Hospital Aachen not only the entire spectrum of medicine, but also it offers a patient- oriented medical care and nursing, medical education and research of international level. The University Hospital RWTH Aachen is included in t
Atrial Fibrillation (Flutter) Diagnosis
2118
Electroconvulsive therapy for atrial fibrillation
6970
Pacemaker implantation to treat atrial fibrillation (flutter)
19080

University Hospital Cologne

9.5/10
location_onGermany, Cologne

Department of Cardiology, Angiology, Pulmonology and Intensive Care

According to the reputable Focus magazine, the University Hospital Cologne ranks among the top German hospitals! The hospital positions itself as state-of-the-art maximum care medical facility. The hospital has 1,500 beds for inpatient medical care. It annually treats about 307,000 outpatients and 63,000 inpatients, including th
Atrial Fibrillation (Flutter) Diagnosis
1835
Electroconvulsive therapy for atrial fibrillation
6454
Pacemaker implantation to treat atrial fibrillation (flutter)
17283

University Hospital Jena

8.9/10
location_onGermany, Jena

Department of Cardiology, Angiology, Pulmonology and Intensive Care

According to the prestigious Focus magazine, the University Hospital Jena regularly ranks among the top German medical facilities! The hospital has positioned itself as a multidisciplinary medical facility with a long history of more than 200 years. Since its foundation, the hospital has been constantly developing and modernizin
Atrial Fibrillation (Flutter) Diagnosis
2126
Electroconvulsive therapy for atrial fibrillation
6966
Pacemaker implantation to treat atrial fibrillation (flutter)
19201

University Hospital Erlangen

9.1/10
location_onGermany, Erlangen

Department of Cardiology and Angiology

According to the Focus magazine, the University Hospital Erlangen ranks among the top German medical facilities! The hospital is one of the leading medical facilities in Bavaria and offers the highest level of medical care, which is characterized by the close intertwining of clinical activities with research and training of medi
Atrial Fibrillation (Flutter) Diagnosis
1897
Electroconvulsive therapy for atrial fibrillation
6683
Pacemaker implantation to treat atrial fibrillation (flutter)
18201

University Hospital Würzburg

9.2/10
location_onGermany, Würzburg

Department of Cardiology, Endocrinology, Nephrology and Pulmonology

According to the Focus magazine in 2019, the University Hospital Würzburg ranks among the top national German hospitals! The hospital is one of the oldest medical facilities in Germany. The centuries-old traditions of first-class treatment are combined with the very latest achievements of modern evidence-based medicine and
Atrial Fibrillation (Flutter) Diagnosis
1960
Electroconvulsive therapy for atrial fibrillation
6483
Pacemaker implantation to treat atrial fibrillation (flutter)
16759

University Hospital of Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich

10/10
location_onGermany, Munich

Department of Cardiology

According to the Focus magazine, the University Hospital of Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich is regularly ranked among the best medical institutions in Germany! The hospital is the largest multidisciplinary medical facility, as well as a leading research and training center in Germany and Europe. The hospital is proud of i
Atrial Fibrillation (Flutter) Diagnosis
2020
Electroconvulsive therapy for atrial fibrillation
7086
Pacemaker implantation to treat atrial fibrillation (flutter)
19232

About the disease

Atrial flutter is dysfunctional heart rhythm in the heart atria. The number of random atrial contractions during atrial flutter varies from 350 to 799 beats per 1 minute. Normal human heartbeat is approximately 120 beats per minute. If heart beat exceeds this number, a person is diagnosed with tachycardia. Atrial flutter is most characteristic for people who have hypertension and disease of coronary artery. Each case of this disease is very individual. General condition of the patients can can vary satisfactory to moderate or severe. In that case the patient has pale skin and suffers from cyanosis of the mucous membranes and swelling of jugular veins. There are two manifestations of this disease: permanent long-term arrhythmia and paroxysmal atrial fibrillation which attacks can last up to 7 days. Long-term atrial fibrillation can result in such complications as violation of hemodynamics and heart failure. Thromboembolism, which is formation of blood clots in the atria, is another complication of this disease. Thromboembolism can develop in cerebral vessels, mesentery, kidney, spleen, lungs, limbs and peripheral vessels. Mortality rate among patients with chronic atrial fibrillation is approximately 30%. This is because of ventricular arrhythmia, which can result in sudden death.

Symptoms

  • Rapid heartbeat
  • Shortness of breath
  • Dull aching pain in the heart
  • Spasmodic contractions of the heart

Diagnosis

Diagnosis of this disease is usually done by cardiologist on the basis of:

  • Electrocardiogram, which can measure person's heart beat
  • Auscultation is also an effective diagnostic method, during which a doctor listens to patient`s heart

Treatment

  • Electroconvulsive therapy is an electroshock treatment, during which electric current is applied through the electrodes, attached to the brain. This therapy causes brief seizure in the brain, which restores the normal heartbeat.
  • Pacemaker implantation This device, which is also called an artificial pacemaker is used to maintain a normal heart rate for patients with atrial fibrillation. Pacemaker periodically delivers pulses that affect the myocardium and cause it to shrink at a certain frequency. Implantation of the device makes a skin incision on the heart, while its edges are not affected. This operation has a low traumatic effect.
  • Open invasive cardiac ablation creates the scar tissue, which can restore the heart beat.
  • Catheter ablation neutralizes heart cells that trigger atrial fibrillation. This is done by opening the fused fibers of impulses in the problem area. Destruction of tissues is produced by laser radiation, cold, electrical or chemical reagent. Catheter ablation is considered to be a minimally invasive method, since it does not open heart.



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