The Department of Cardiac Surgery annually performs more than 450 endovascular reconstructions of the tricuspid valve in its insufficiency. This technically complex surgical intervention is performed with cardiac catheterization and allows restoring valve function without its replacement or the use of synthetic materials. The department under the direction of Prof. Dr. med. U. Mehlhorn has more than 15 years of experience in performing such surgical procedures.
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The Department of Сardiac Surgery at the University Hospital Erlangen specializes in the surgical treatment of end-stage heart failure, treatment with the use of mechanical hemodynamic support systems and heart transplant. The Department annually performs about 1,600 operations on heart and adjacent vessels. About 1,100 of them are open heart operations with the use of a cardiopulmonary bypass.
The Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery offers surgical treatment of all congenital and acquired heart and lung diseases in adulthood. With over 1,500 operations a year and with the use of the most advanced cardiac support systems, the Department is very well prepared for the treatment of emergency and high-risk patients. According to the Focus magazine rating of 2017, the Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery at the University Hospital of Würzburg ranks among the top German departments specializing in cardiac surgery!
Department of Thoracic, Vascular Surgery and Cardiac Surgery
The Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery offers the entire spectrum of cardiothoracic surgery, including heart transplantation and the use of artificial heart systems. A special focus is on the development and the use of minimally invasive surgical techniques. Worthwhile emphasizing are the modern bypass surgery, cardiac valve repair surgery and the surgery to regain the normal rhythm.
The range of surgical services of the Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery at the University Hospital Tubingen covers all surgical and interventional operations in the corresponding fields up to the transplant surgery. Due to a close interaction of three fields, patients benefit greatly from a complex and intensive medical care. According to the Focus magazine rating of 2017, the Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery at the University Hospital Tubingen ranks among the top German departments specializing in cardiac surgery!
The Department of Cardiac Surgery at the Heidelberg University Hospital offers an excellent university medicine. The Department provides treatment and aftercare to more than 2,500 patients every year. The main focuses of the Department include aortic surgery, heart transplants, minimally invasive techniques for bypass and heart valve surgery. For specific clinical cases all medical consultants of the Heidelberg University Hospital are available.
The Department of Cardiac Surgery offers the complete spectrum of cardiac surgery services except heart transplantation. This includes valve replacement procedures, which are based on cardiac catheter, various valve conserving surgery techniques (also minimally invasive), various methods of coronary artery bypass surgery and a wide range of aortic surgery including endovascular operations.
According to the Focus magazine rating of 2017, the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery ranks among the best Heart Surgery Centers in Germany! It offers the entire spectrum of adult cardiac surgery. Special attention is paid to minimally invasive cardiac surgery, primarily to minimally invasive heart valve surgery. In the field of thoracic surgery, preference is given to minimally invasive treatment involving the use of videoscopic devices.
The Department of Cardiac Surgery at the University Hospital Charite is located at the Campus Charite Mitte. It offers treatment of all congenital and acquired cardiovascular diseases. Following the motto "To give, to teach and to research", the department strives to combine patient care and advanced professional expertise. A highly motivated team of doctors and competent nurses work hand in hand to ensure both individual care and treatment for each patient.
The Department of Cardiovascular Surgery at the University Hospital Dusseldorf provides the whole range of cardiovascular medicine at the university level. The Department has a long and successful history. Since 1938 more than 50,000 cadiac surgeries were performed here. The achievements includes the first open heart surgery with surface hypothermia, the first replacement of a heart valve and the first implantation of a pacemaker and a cardioverter defibrillator system in Germany.
The Department of Cardiac Surgery treats all heart diseases in adults. In addition, the department specializes in mitral valve reconstruction with the help of minimally invasive techniques, as well as in the surgical treatment of thoracic aortic aneurysm. The department is the university center for the treatment of cardiovascular diseases.
The Department of Cardiovascular Surgery at the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf covers the full range of heart diseases requiring surgery – from children with congenital defects up to older patients. The Department specializes in minimally invasive surgery of heart valves, especially heart valve repair.
The Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery at the Essen University Hospital offers the full range of services in the treatment of heart diseases, requiring surgery, including transplant of chest organs, heart and lung support systems and aortic surgery. The Department also specializes in minimally invasive cardiac surgery techniques, transcatheter implantation of heart valves, as well as in the surgical treatment of cardiac arrhythmia.
The Department of Cardiac Surgery offers the full range of services in this medical field. Many heart operations are performed minimally invasively, which has a positive effect on wound healing, the patient experiences less pain, and the period of hospitalization is significantly reduced. Thanks to a long experience of doctors and state-of-the-art equipment, the department provides excellent results of treatment of heart pathologies.
Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Surgery
The Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Surgery offers the full range of adult cardiac surgery, with the exception of organ transplantation. The vascular interventions in the large arteries of the chest are also among the main objectives of the department. The main focuses of the department are placed on the surgical treatment of coronary heart disease and its consequences, reconstruction or replacement of the affected heart valves and surgical treatment of heart arrhythmias.
Clinic and outpatient clinic for cardiovascular and thoracic surgery at Ulm University Clinic are a part of the Surgery Center of the Ulm University Clinic, and provide medical care for patients with congenital and acquired in young and adult age diseases of heart and blood vessels located close to it, which are operated both with and without the "heart-lung" machine. According to the Focus magazine rating of 2017, the Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery at the University Hospital Ulm ranks among the top German departments specializing in cardiac surgery!