Medipol Mega University Hospital Istanbul

location_on Istanbul, Turkey
8/10 from 23 Votes

Department of Pediatric Cardiology (302865)

Volkan Tuzcu

Prof. Dr. med.

Volkan Tuzcu

Specialized in: pediatric cardiology

The Department of Pediatric Cardiology at the Medipol Mega University Hospital in Istanbul, headed by Prof. Dr. med. Volkan Tuzcu, offers diagnosis and a special expertise in treatment of fetal congenital heart diseases, rheumatic heart disease and heart rhythm problems (heart arrhythmia). All kinds of interventional procedures, such as closing holes in the heart and balloon procedures, are successfully applied in the Department without using traditional open surgery. Medipol University Cardiovascular Surgery Hospital is one of the leading centers in Turkey, which provide cardiology medical care services for children at the highest scientific level. 

The Pediatric Arrhythmia Center at the Medipol Mega University Hospital in Istanbul is one of the very few centers in the world, which offers all kinds of diagnosis and treatment procedures related to arrhythmia. These include, inter alia, Holter ECG, exercise testing, the event recorder, signal averaged ECG, tilt table, transthoracic and transoesophageal echocardiography, genetic testing, genetic arrhythmias, interventional procedures, cryoablation (freezing method), permanent pacemaker and defibrillator (ICD) implantation and follow-up. Special mention must be made of the non-fluoroscopy ablation with three-dimensional systems, which was developed by the chief physician of the Department Prof. Dr. Volkan Tuzcu.

The Department of Pediatric Cardiology at the Medipol Mega University Hospital in Istanbul 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
  • Treatment of heart injuries
  • Operations on pericardium
  • Aortic aneurysm surgery
  • Open surgical and endovascular treatment of vascular diseases
  • Conservative treatment of arterial vascular 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

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