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Hannover Medical School

Hannover, Germany


Department of Cardiac, Thoracic, Transplantation and Vascular Surgery


Axel Haverich

Prof. Dr. med.

Axel Haverich

Specialized in: cardiosurgery, thoracic surgery, vascular surgery, transplantation surgery

The Department of Cardiac, Thoracic, Transplantation and Vascular Surgery at the Hannover Medical School under the lead of Prof. Dr. med. Axel Haverich is famous for being one of the leading medical facilities in the world. The Department offers operative treatment of heart, heart valve diseases and congenital malformations, blood vessels and arteries, thoracic organs. Special attention is given to implantation of pacemakers and cardioverter-defibrillators (ICD) as well as cardiac support systems. Another priority is transplantation medicine.

One of the focuses of the Department, headed by Prof. Dr. med. Axel Haverich, is on surgical treatment of thoracic and abdominal aorta. The specialists of the Hannover Medical School are constantly working at further improvement of the established methods, in particular, on reduction of neurological risks during surgery. The team of the Department was actively involved in the development of the so-called "elephant trunk" technique, which is nowadays administered throughout the world.

According to the Focus rating 2017, the Department of Cardiac, Thoracic, Transplantation and Vascular Surgery at the Hannover Medical School ranks among the top German clinics specializing in cardiac surgery!

Highlights of the Department of Cardiac, Thoracic, Transplantation and Vascular Surgery at the Hannover Medical School:

  • Surgery of heart valves
  • Coronary surgery
  • Aortic surgery
  • Organ transplantation
  • Intensive care station
  • Vascular surgery
  • Thoracic surgery
  • Surgery of congenital heart malformations
  • Transplantation and artificial heart ambulatory
  • Active implant technologies and heart support systems
  • ECMO


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