Dr. Franz Dengler Clinic Baden-Baden
Department of Internal Medicine and Cardiology (25811)
Specialized in: internal medicine, cardiology
In the Department of Internal Medicine and Cardiology at the Clinic of Dr. Franz Dengler, led by Dr. Klaus Funke, doctors primarily treat patients with diseases of the cardiovascular system, eating and metabolism disorders. Inflammatory rheumatic diseases are treated in cooperation with the department of Orthopedics. Another priority area of the department is Psychocardiology.
Treatment of patients who underwent myocardial infarction is one of the key tasks of the department. At the same time, great attention is paid to the development of coping strategies, educating and training of patients by conducting seminars and individual trainings. Medical treatment is developed in accordance with the current protocols and adapted to individual needs of patients. The integral components of the treatment are the development of a physically active lifestyle, training of endurance and teaching a more responsible approach to health.
In addition, the department specializes in the treatment and care of patients after heart surgery, with cardiomyopathy / heart failure, as well as occlusion of peripheral arteries. In particular, in case of vascular occlusion (eg, diabetic foot syndrome), one of the fundamental principles of treatment is wound management in accordance with the protocol "Local therapy of chronic wounds" of the highest level (S3).
Indications for treatment in the Department of Internal medicine and Cardiology are:
- Coronary insufficiency
- Condition after myocardial infarction
- Condition after percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA)
- Condition after coronary artery bypass grafting
- Rheumatic and non-rheumatic diseases of cardiac vessels and of cardiac muscles and pericardium with and without replacement of valves
- Heart rhythm disturbances
- Heart failure
- Condition after installing a pacemaker or defibrillator
- Condition after all cardiac surgical interventions, including heart transplantation
- Occlusion of vessels, including after angiosurgery
- Embolism of the pulmonary artery
- Pulmonary hypertension
- Arterial hypertension
- Baden-Baden, Germany