Asklepios Childrens Hospital Sankt Augustin
Department of Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery
The Department of Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery offers the full range of modern surgical interventions for the treatment of congenital and acquired heart defects, as well as pathologies of the respiratory system. The specialists of the medical facility admit newborns, young children, as well as adolescents under the age of 18. The department has a perfect infrastructure for optimal care of young patients. The operating rooms have state-of-the-art equipment, which allows the doctors to perform the most sparing surgical treatment. The department's team of surgeons is convinced that it is possible to achieve an excellent result in the treatment of heart defects in children only when providing comprehensive medical care in interdisciplinary cooperation with specialists in the field of prenatal diagnostics, cardiology, intensive care, genetics, etc. With the necessary expert knowledge, long experience and access to medical innovations, the department holds leading positions in the area of its specialization in the European medical arena. In addition, the specialists have unique professional skills in the treatment of rare and complex heart pathologies in children.