Pacemaker implantation for carotid sinus hypersensitivity (CSH) (program ID: 317345)

Medipol Mega University Hospital Istanbul

location_on Istanbul, Turkey
8/10 from 23 Votes
Specialized hospital
Dursun Duman

Head Physician
Prof. Dr. med.

Dursun Duman

Specialized in: cardiology

Department of Cardiology

Program includes:

  • Initial presentation in the clinic
  • clinical history taking
  • review of medical records
  • physical examination
  • laboratory tests:
    • complete blood count
    • biochemical analysis of blood
    • thyroid function test  (TSH-basal, fT3, fT4)
    • mineral metabolism analysis (Na, K, Ca, Mg)
    • lipid metabolism (HDL/LDL, cholesterol, triglycerides,
      Lip(a), homocysteine)
    • iron content (ferritin, iron)
    • blood coagulation analysis (aPTT, PT, INR)
    • metabolic status (uric acid, total glucose, HbA1c)
    • inflammatory parameters (CRP, ESR)
    • cardiovascular disease risk markers
  • vascular system assessment
  • lung function test (Spirometry)
  • resting and exercise ECG
  • vessel elasticity measurement
  • Holter monitoring (24h)
  • body fat and water examination
  • color doppler echocardiography
  • color doppler sonography of cerebral vessels​
  • preparation according to preoperative standard
  • pacemaker implantation
  • symptomatic treatment
  • control examinations
  • the cost of essential medicines and materials
  • nursing services
  • full hospital accommodation
  • explanation of future recommendations
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About the department

The Department of Cardiology at the Medipol Mega University Hospital Istanbul offers all the options of modern medicine for the prevention, diagnostics and treatment of cardiovascular diseases. The department's tasks also include rehabilitation in cardiovascular diseases and cardiac intensive care. The medical facility has in its arsenal the informative diagnostic tools, including EEG, treadmill test, transthoracic echocardiography (2D and 3D echocardiography), etc. In addition, it offers the full range of innovative non-surgical treatment methods, which allow the doctors to restore heart health and improve the quality of life of patients. The department's medical services are carried out in accordance with the current international protocols. The Chief Physician of the department is Prof. Dr. med. Dursun Duman.

The department successfully performs interventional procedures, particularly, the implantation of pacemakers, electrophysiological examinations, catheter ablation, etc. Of particular interest is the treatment of mitral valve stenosis – mitral valvuloplasty. Coronary angiography is used for the assessment of blood flow in the coronary arteries. There should be also mentioned other treatment methods, such as percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA), cardiac catheterization, etc.

The range of the department's diagnostic and therapeutic services includes:

  • Diagnostics
    • Electrocardiography
    • Treadmill test
    • 2D and 3D transthoracic echocardiography
    • Stress echocardiography
    • Transesophageal echocardiography, including 3D mode
    • 24-hour Holter ECG monitoring
    • Heart rhythm assessment using event recorder
    • Tilt test
    • Myocardial perfusion scintigraphy (in collaboration with the Department of Nuclear Medicine)
    • CT angiography and cardiac MRI (in collaboration with the Department of Radiology)
  • Interventional procedures
    • Implantation of temporary and permanent pacemakers
    • Electrophysiological examinations
    • Catheter ablation for the treatment of cardiac arrhythmias
    • Mitral valvuloplasty for mitral valve stenosis
    • Coronary angiography for the examination of coronary arteries
    • Percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA) for coronary artery stenosis
    • Cardiac catheterization
    • Transcatheter aortic valve implantation (minimally invasive replacement of the affected aortic valve in its stenosis)
    • Minimally invasive treatment of open oval window
    • Endovascular treatment of aortic aneurysms
    • Renal denervation (innovative treatment for resistant hypertension)
  • Other diagnostic and therapeutic options

Curriculum vitae


  • 2014 Istanbul University, Department of Cardiology.
  • 2008 Department of Higher Education, Cardiology.
  • 2001 Medical University, Department of Cardiology, Marmara University.
  • 1994 Faculty of Medicine, Erciyes University.

Professional Career

  • 2011 Medipol Mega University Hospital Istanbul.
  • 2010 Goztepe Education and Research Hospital.
  • 2009 Member of the European Society of Cardiology.
  • 2003 - 2008 Faculty of Medicine, Yeditepe University.
  • 2002 - 2009 Haydarpaşa Numune Training and Research Hospital.
  • 1994 - 1996 Şarkışla State Hospital.

Photo of the doctor: (c) Medipol Mega University Hospital Istanbul 

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