Treatment of lung emphysema with endoscopic reduction of lung volume by valve implantation (program ID: 302310)

University Hospital Duesseldorf

location_on Duesseldorf, Germany
9.5/10 from 71 Votes
Specialized hospital
Malte Kelm

Head Physician
Prof. Dr. med.

Malte Kelm

Specialized in: cardiology, pneumology, angiology

The Department of Cardiology, Pneumology and Angiology at the University Hospital Dusseldorf  provides treatment for the whole range of diseases in the field of cardiovascular medicine. The focuses of the Department are: cardiology and angiology, rhythmology, heart failure and intensve care as well as structural heart diseases. The head of the Department is  Prof. Dr. med. Malte Kelm. 

The unit of general cardiology and angiology focuses on vascular diseases of the coronary and peripheral circulation. A particular attention is paid to the methods of functional and imaging diagnosis as well as to the modern interventional treatments. Moreover,  the University Hospital Dusseldorf  carries out translational and experimental researches devoted to the latest medical technology of this field. The treatment of ischemic heart disease involves all the most advanced methods for the treatment of stable and unstable angina. To treat acute coronary syndrome, the Department has all modern cardioprotection means, various support methods for cardiogenic shock  as well as measures of both concomitant and the following intensive care. According to the Focus magazine rating of 2017, the Department of Cardiology, Pneumology and Angiology at the University Hospital Dusseldorf ranks among the top German departments specializing in the treatment of cardiovascular diseases!

The focuses of the unit of cardiology and angiology at the University Hospital Dusseldorf are: 

  • Ischemic heart diseases and myocardial infraction
  • MRI of the cardiovascular system
  • Angiology
  • Pneumology
  • Pneumology

An interdisciplinary team of doctors of the  Department of Cardiology, Pneumology and Angiology at the University Hospital Dusseldorf  under the direction of Prof. Dr. med. Malte Kelm consists of both nationally and internationally recognized experts specializing in diagnosis and treatment of four main types of cardiac diseases, namely ischemic heart diseases, myocardial defects, severe organic and arrhythmogenic diseases. Furthermore, they are recognized European cardiologists and specialists in the field of intensive cardiovascular therapy, emergency, pneumology, angiology, nephrology and transplant medicine. 

The clinical focuses of the  Department of Cardiology, Pneumology and Angiology at the University Hospital Dusseldorf  are:

  • Interventional treatment of CHD and AMI
  • Structural heart diseases
  • Heart failure
  • Rhythmology, neurocardiology
  • Cardiovascular intensive, urgent and emergency care
  • General, inerventional and hybrid imaging
  • Pneumology
  • Diagnostic, interventional and molecular angiology
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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
    • inflammation indicators (CRP, ESR)
    • indicators blood coagulation
    • TSH-basal
  • x-ray and bronchography
  • electrocardiogram (ECG)
  • high-resolution computed tomography (HR-CT)
  • preoperative care
  • endoscopic valve 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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