Charite University Hospital Berlin

Berlin, Germany


Right heart catheterization for diagnosis of pulmonary hypertension (program ID: 169303)


Felix Berger

Prof. Dr. med.

Felix Berger

Department of Pediatric Cardiology

Specialized in: pediatrics and internal medicine

Curriculum vitae keyboard_arrow_down

Behandlungsschwerpunkte:

  • Nicht-invasive Bildgebung MRT/Echo
  • Resynchronisationstherapie
  • Interventioneller Herzklappenersatz mithilfe der Melody oder Edwards Sapien-Klappe
  • Einsatz blutsparender oder blutfreier Behandlungsverfahren
  • Hybridtherapie bei angeborenen Herzfehlern

Berufliche Stationen:

  • 2000 Facharzt für Kinderheilkunde mit Schwerpunktbezeichnung Kinderkardiologie
  • 2003 Habilitation im Fach Kinderheilkunde an der Universität Zürich
  • Oberarzt der Abteilung für Angeborene Herzfehler/Kinderkardiologie und Leiter des Herzkatheterlabors für invasive Diagnostik und interventionelle Therapie am DHZB
  • Leitender Arzt der Abteilung Kardiologie am Kinderspital Zürich, Universitätskinderklinik
  • 2004 Berufung als Univ.-Professor an die Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin auf Lebenszeit
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The Department of Pediatrics Cardiology at the University Hospital Charité Berlin is a member of Otto-Heubner-Centrum for Pediatrics. The director of this department is Prof. Dr. med. Felix Berger. Located at the Virchow-Klinikum Campus, the department cooperates with the other facilities in Charité and primarily treats patients with heart palpitations.

The Charité Pediatic Cardiology Department, headed by Prof. Dr. med. Felix Berger, has many years of experience in the field of diagnosis and therapy for congenital heart disease, acquired heart disease and - with special focus on - arrhythmia. Approximately 1,500 inpatients and 2,500 outpatients undergo treatment in this department every year.

The Department of Pediatrics Cardiology at the University Hospital Charité Berlin focuses on following:

  • Prenatal diagnosis and advice
  • Perinatal care of newborns with congenital heart defects
  • Invasive diagnostic cardiac catheterization and interventional cardiology

Program includes:

  • Initial presentation in the clinic
  • clinical history taking
  • physical examination
  • cardiac examination
  • laboratory tests:
    • complete blood count
    • biochemical analysis of blood
    • TSH-basal, fT3, fT4
    • indicators of inflammation
    • indicators blood coagulation
  • chest x-ray examination
  • measurement of arterial blood pressure
  • electrocardiogram (ECG)
  • high-resolution computed tomography (HR-CT)
  • pulmonary function test
  • holter monitoring (24h)
  • preoperative care
  • right heart catheterization
  • symptomatic treatment
  • control examinations
  • cost of essential medicines and materials
  • nursing services
  • full hospital accommodation in 2 bed shared room
  • explanation of future recommendations

 

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