University Hospital Cologne

Cologne, Germany


Implantation of cardioverter- defibrillator in patients with cardiac insufficiency (program ID: 165121)


Konrad Brockmeier

Prof. Dr. med.

Konrad Brockmeier

Department of Pediatric Cardiology

Specialized in: cardiology

Curriculum vitae keyboard_arrow_down
  • Staatsexamen Medizin an der Freien Universität in Berlin (West) u. Approbation 1983, Promotion 1985
  • Ausbildung zum Kinderarzt am Kaiserin Auguste Victoria Haus (FU Berlin)
  • Facharzt Kinderheilkunde 1993
  • Facharzt Kinderkardiologie 1997
  • Habilitation (Priv.-Doz. Dr. med.) 2001 an der Universität Heidelberg
  • Forschung am Institut für Festkörperphysik des Consiglio Nationale delle Ricerche (CNR), Rom: Studie über magnetokardiographische und elektrokardiographische Signale. Gefördert aus Mitteln der EU (1990-1991);
  • Forschung an der Physikalisch-Technischen Bundesanstalt, Berlin, (PTB): Bereich Meßtechnik und Signalverarbeitung, 1992 und 1993.
  • Kinderkardiologisch tätig in Berlin ab 1985 an der Universitäts-Kinderklinik, Kaiserin Auguste Victoria Haus; ab 1995 an der Charité, Berlin, als Oberarzt der Kinderkardiologie
  • 1997 Wechsel an die Universität Heidelberg, Kinderkardiologische Abteilung. Verantwortungsbereich Herzkatheterlabor für diagnostische und interventionell-therapeutische Verfahren im Neugeborenen-, Säuglings-, und Kindesalter
  • Seit 10/2002 Direktor der Klinik und Poliklinik für Kinderkardiologie am Universitätsklinikum Köln.
  • EMAH Qualifikation
  • Mitglied des Vorstandes der Int. Soc. for Computerized Electrocardiology
  • Mitglied des Vorstandes der Ass. for Europ. Paediatric Cardiology
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The Department of Pediatric Cardiology of the Heart Center of Cologne at the University Hospital Cologne in Germany, headed by Univ.-Prof. Dr. Konrad Brockmeier, is one of the nation’s leading hospitals, which offer the treatment of cardiac arrhythmias in children. About 5000 outpatients and about 800 inpatients are treated in the department every year. The department focuses on diagnosis of congenital heart diseases and their treatment by the specialists of pediatric cardiac surgery.

The Department of Pediatric Cardiology at the University Hospital Cologne is focused on the diagnosis of congenital heart diseases and their treatment by the specialists of pediatric cardiac surgery. Nowadays many heart diseases can be treated minimally invasively in our catheter lab. In case of severe congenital defects, the department uses combined interventions-operations - the so-called hybrid technique more often. Furthermore, heart surgeon and pediatric cardiologist or vascular surgeon work together during the operation. There was equipped a special operating room for this hybrid technique in the Cardiology Center. This operating room contains a catheter lab.

The highly qualified team of doctors and medical staff, under the direction of Univ.-Prof. Dr. Konrad Brockmeier wants to make the patient hospital stay in the Department of Cardiology at the University Hospital Cologne as pleasant as possible as well as to provide the around the clock comprehensive care, adapted to Your needs.  

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
  • measurement of arterial blood pressure,
  • ECG/ echocardiography
  • holter monitoring (24h)
  • preoperative care
  • implantation of cardioverter- defibrillator
  • 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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