Hospital of the Ludwig-Maximilians-University (LMU) Munich

Munich, Germany


Department of Pediatric Cardiology


Nikolaus Haas

Prof. Dr. med.

Nikolaus Haas

Specialized in: cardiology, pediatric cardiology

Since May 1992, the Department of Pediatric Cardiology and Intensive Medicine is existing at the University Hospital of Munich in a close cooperation with heart surgery. Thanks to the state-of-the-art equipment, the department performs all non-invasive, invasive and operative diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in case of heart diseases in children.

A modern cardiac catheterization facility has been installed at the department for the diagnosis of congenital heart diseases.  Moreover, the Department of Pediatric Cardiology and Intensive Medicine, under the direction of Prof. Dr. med. Nikolaus Haas, is the only medical center in the field of cardiac- and cardio-pulmonal transplantation for infants and children with an extensive experience in Bavaria and is therefore one of the few transplantation centers for children in Germany.

The Department of Pediatric Cardiology and Intensive Medicine at the University Hospital of Munich, under the direction of  Prof. Dr. med. Nikolaus Haas, offers the following range of services:

  • Coronary surgery
  • Surgery of coronary heart disease complications:  ventricular aneurysm, postinfarct VSD, papillary muscle rupture, ventricular rupture
  • Cardiac valve surgery
  • Surgery of congenital heart diseases
  • Pacemaker surgery
  • Defibrillator surgery
  • Heart transplantation
  • Lung embolectomy
  • Treatment of heart injuries
  • Operations on pericardium
  • Lung surgery
  • Tracheobronchial reconstructions in case of congenital malformations
  •  Aortic aneurysm surgery open surgical and endovascular treatment of vascular diseases
  • Conservative treatment of arterial vascular diseases
  • Diagnosis and therapy of other forms of heart diseases
  • Diagnosis and therapy of diseases of  arteries, arterioles and capillaries
  • Diagnosis and therapy of diseases of veins, lymph nodes and lymph vessels
  • Diagnosis and therapy of cerebrovascular diseases
  • Diagnosis and therapy of hypertension



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