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Treatment of Congenital and Acquired Heart Defects

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Cost for treatment

Congenital and Acquired Heart Defects Diagnosis
 from  472
Congenital and acquired heart defects conservative treatment and holter monitoring
 from  1406
Surgical treatment of congenital and acquired heart defects with the heart-lung machine
 from  13738

University Hospital Tuebingen

9.17255/10
location_onGermany, Tuebingen

Department of Cardiology

According to the prestigious medical publication Focus, the University Hospital Tuebingen ranks among the top five German hospitals! The hospital was founded in 1805, therefore it is proud of its long history, unique experience, and outstanding achievements in the field of medical care, as well as research and teaching activitie
Congenital and Acquired Heart Defects Diagnosis
1818
Congenital and acquired heart defects conservative treatment and holter monitoring
5030
Surgical treatment of congenital and acquired heart defects with the heart-lung machine
38694

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
Congenital and Acquired Heart Defects Diagnosis
1818
Congenital and acquired heart defects conservative treatment and holter monitoring
5028
Surgical treatment of congenital and acquired heart defects with the heart-lung machine
38890

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
Congenital and Acquired Heart Defects Diagnosis
0
Congenital and acquired heart defects conservative treatment and holter monitoring
0
Surgical treatment of congenital and acquired heart defects with the heart-lung machine
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Charite University Hospital Berlin

9/10
location_onGermany, Berlin

Department of Cardiology and Angiology

According to the authoritative Focus magazine, the Charite University Hospital Berlin occupies the first place in the rating of the top German medical facilities! The hospital is one of the largest and leading university medical complexes in Europe. The hospital in Germany provides modern diagnostics and treatment of patients, a
Congenital and Acquired Heart Defects Diagnosis
2523
Congenital and acquired heart defects conservative treatment and holter monitoring
6743
Surgical treatment of congenital and acquired heart defects with the heart-lung machine
55159

University Hospital RWTH Aachen

8.7/10
location_onGermany, Aachen

Department of Cardiology, Pulmonology and Angiology

According to the prestigious Focus magazine, the University Hospital RWTH Aachen ranks among the top German hospitals! As a maximum care university medical facility, the hospital guarantees patients first-class medical services combined with a respectful and human attitude. The hospital integrates all the modern options for the
Congenital and Acquired Heart Defects Diagnosis
1984
Congenital and acquired heart defects conservative treatment and holter monitoring
5282
Surgical treatment of congenital and acquired heart defects with the heart-lung machine
41241

University Hospital Frankfurt am Main

10/10
location_onGermany, Frankfurt am Main

Department of Cardiology and Angiology

According to the reputable Focus magazine, the University Hospital Frankfurt am Main ranks among the top German medical facilities! The hospital was founded in 1914 and today is a well-known German medical facility, which combines rich traditions and scientific innovations. A medical team of more than 6,500 employees cares about
Congenital and Acquired Heart Defects Diagnosis
1794
Congenital and acquired heart defects conservative treatment and holter monitoring
4968
Surgical treatment of congenital and acquired heart defects with the heart-lung machine
36820

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
Congenital and Acquired Heart Defects Diagnosis
2030
Congenital and acquired heart defects conservative treatment and holter monitoring
5362
Surgical treatment of congenital and acquired heart defects with the heart-lung machine
41070

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
Congenital and Acquired Heart Defects Diagnosis
1887
Congenital and acquired heart defects conservative treatment and holter monitoring
5204
Surgical treatment of congenital and acquired heart defects with the heart-lung machine
39029

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
Congenital and Acquired Heart Defects Diagnosis
1829
Congenital and acquired heart defects conservative treatment and holter monitoring
4942
Surgical treatment of congenital and acquired heart defects with the heart-lung machine
36408

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
Congenital and Acquired Heart Defects Diagnosis
2067
Congenital and acquired heart defects conservative treatment and holter monitoring
5319
Surgical treatment of congenital and acquired heart defects with the heart-lung machine
41067

University Hospital Duesseldorf

9.5/10
location_onGermany, Duesseldorf

Department of Cardiology, Pulmonology and Angiology

According to the authoritative Focus magazine, the University Hospital Duesseldorf ranks among the top Germany hospitals! The hospital is an excellent example of a combination of high-quality health care, research and teaching activities. With more than 50,000 inpatients and about 300,000 outpatients every year, the hospital is
Congenital and Acquired Heart Defects Diagnosis
2001
Congenital and acquired heart defects conservative treatment and holter monitoring
5438
Surgical treatment of congenital and acquired heart defects with the heart-lung machine
41410

University Hospital Halle (Saale)

9.6/10
location_onGermany, Halle

Department of Cardiology, Angiology and Internal Intensive Care

According to the prestigious Focus magazine, the University Hospital Halle (Saale) ranks among the top German medical facilities! The history of the hospital has more than 300 years, and during this time it managed to earn an excellent reputation not only in Germany, but throughout the world. The hospital positions itself as a s
Congenital and Acquired Heart Defects Diagnosis
1819
Congenital and acquired heart defects conservative treatment and holter monitoring
4818
Surgical treatment of congenital and acquired heart defects with the heart-lung machine
36829

University Hospital Marburg UKGM

8.6/10
location_onGermany, Marburg

Department of Cardiology, Angiology and Internal Intensive Care

The University Hospital Marburg UKGM offers patients modern diagnostics and comprehensive therapy at the international level. As a maximum care hospital, the medical facility specializes in all fields of modern medicine ranging from ophthalmology to traumatology and dentistry. The main areas of specialization of the hospital are
Congenital and Acquired Heart Defects Diagnosis
1725
Congenital and acquired heart defects conservative treatment and holter monitoring
4704
Surgical treatment of congenital and acquired heart defects with the heart-lung machine
34465

University Hospital Rechts der Isar Munich

9.8/10
location_onGermany, Munich

Department of Cardiology, Angiology and Pulmonology

According to the prestigious FOCUS magazine, the University Hospital Rechts der Isar Munich ranks among the Germany's top medical institutions! Founded in 1834, the hospital combines long traditions and the very latest achievements of modern medicine. The medical facility includes 33 specialized departments, 20 interdiscipli
Congenital and Acquired Heart Defects Diagnosis
1894
Congenital and acquired heart defects conservative treatment and holter monitoring
5332

University Hospital Bonn

9.2/10
location_onGermany, Bonn

Department of Cardiology, Angiology and Pulmonology

According to the authoritative Focus magazine, the University Hospital Bonn ranks among the top ten medical facilities in Germany! The hospital was opened on January 1, 2001, although in fact it inherits the medical facility, which operated at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Bonn. The hospital in Germany combin
Congenital and Acquired Heart Defects Diagnosis
1897
Congenital and acquired heart defects conservative treatment and holter monitoring
5355
Surgical treatment of congenital and acquired heart defects with the heart-lung machine
41342

University Hospital Muenster

9.8/10
location_onGermany, Muenster

Department of Cardiology

According to the Focus magazine, the University Hospital Muenster ranks among the top German hospitals! The hospital belongs to the most prestigious medical institutions in Germany. The hospital is distinguished by a high professionalism of its doctors, state-of-the-art technological equipment and the availability of the most ad
Congenital and Acquired Heart Defects Diagnosis
1798
Congenital and acquired heart defects conservative treatment and holter monitoring
4868
Surgical treatment of congenital and acquired heart defects with the heart-lung machine
36528
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About the disease

Structural changes occurring in the heart that are uncharacteristic for a healthy organ are indicative of a heart defect. The changes can occur in both embryonic and postembryonic human development. They can affect the great vessels, the "muscle pump" itself, or arise simultaneously in different places.

There are various classifications of structural and functional disorders, including congenital and acquired heart defects. The first ones appear during intrauterine development, while the second ones occur after birth. The fetal heart is laid between 3-8 weeks of pregnancy.

There are the following phases in the development of congenital heart defects in children:

  • There are almost no symptoms at the initial adaptation stage. There is a decompensation of the heart.
  • In the second phase, the child feels better.
  • The onset of the inevitable third stage is accompanied by myocardial dystrophy.

The treatment of congenital heart defects abroad helps some young patients. Conservative therapy is based on the symptoms of the disease, while the prevention makes only the initial steps.

Symptoms

  • Shortness of breath.
  • Cyanosis.
  • Dysfunction of the digestive system.
  • Disorders of the nervous system.
  • Stunted growth and delayed development.

Diagnosis

  • As of today, congenital heart defects can be detected during prenatal diagnostics. However, prenatal diagnostics does not warrant abortion. It is most likely designed to provide optimal postpartum medical care for the baby, because it is much more difficult to diagnose a defect after the baby has been born.
  • Many congenital heart defects cause loud heart murmurs, which can be heard through a stethoscope.
  • The doctor can also detect abnormalities in the heart rhythm and determine the size and location of the defect with the help of ECG.

Types of treatment

  • All invasive heart surgeries have the same goal – the correction of the heart defect. Surgery is mainly aimed at normalizing blood supply and pumping blood throughout the body. During this operation, blood with low oxygen levels is directed to the arteries, where it is enriched with oxygen. This surgery also has a healing effect on the heart rate and thus prolongs the patient's life.
  • Surgical treatment using a heart-lung machine is a state-of-the-art type of surgery, which is successfully used in Germany.
  • In severe cases of heart defects, transposition of blood vessels is used. This surgery is usually performed immediately, when the baby is born. Without transposition, newborns with heart disease die within a few days of birth. During surgery, surgeons detach the aorta and pulmonary artery, after which move them to the desired location.

The cost of the operation differs depending on the type of surgery and the hospital you choose. The cost of surgical treatment is from 17,000 to 29,000 EUR.

Authors: Dr. Nadezhda IvanisovaDr. Farrukh Ahmed




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