University Hospital Halle (Saale)
Department of Cardiology and Angiology
Specialized in: cardiology, angiology
Department of Cardiology and Angiology at the University Hospital of Halle (Saale) covers all areas of maximum medical care, including the interventional cardiology (e.g. treatment of acute coronary syndrome subject to round the clock telephone support, treatment of heart valves and atrial with the use of such catheters as TAVI and Mitraclip, invasive rhythmology, including ablation, resynchronization systems) and highly specialized techniques of therapeutic intensive care (e.g. extracorporeal membrane hygiene and subcutaneous heart support systems), in particular for patients with acute and advanced heart failure, heart stroke and sepsis.
Department of Cardiology and Angiology employs 4 senior surgeons and two therapists/cardiologist, who provide the whole range of interventions for structural heart disease. All coronary interventional techniques without exception are available when required to the patients with acute myocardial infarction round the clock. A transradial access through the hand is used, when possible. Using this method, the patient can get up right after catheter check and does not lose a lot of blood at the puncture site.
The Angiology Department serves patients with all angiologic diseases, in particular, conducts the diagnostics and treatment of the following patients:
- with obliterating atherosclerosis of peripheral arteries (showcase disease)
- with venous thromboembolism (pulmonary venous thrombosis and embolism)
- disease of cerebral arteries (narrowing of the carotid artery)
The following procedures or research are carried out:
- all ultrasound studies for diagnostics of vessels, including the ultrasound using a contrast agent
- determination of ankle-brachial index and tumor burden index
- segmental pulse oscillography
- transcutaneous measurement of partial oxygen pressure
- ergometry on a treadmill
- vein occlusion plethysmography
- capillary microscopy
- acral diagnosis in cases of suspected violation of the local circulation in fingers and toes
- determination of thickness of the intima-media complex of the common carotid artery
- measurement of reactive hyperemia and vasodilation of the brachial artery
- opinion on fistulas for dialysis
- screening for aortic aneurysm (enlargement of the abdominal aorta)
The University Hospital of Halle (Saale), abbreviated as UCH, combines modern medical institutions in a university rich in traditions. In a broad professional range of clinics and institutions, UCH as a major provider of mediclal services in the southern part of Saxony-Anhalt, provides the top-level medical services to its patients. The patients living far outside of Halle also entrust their health to about 285 employees and 210 clinics students. For the past 15 years, the University Clinics was expanded at its principal location at Ernst-Grube-Straße with new buildings. In the years to come, the further construction measures to optimize the patient care will be taken. In the list of clinics compiled by FOCUS, the clinic is ranked 38th.
Besides the University Hospital of Halle (Saale) also has an impeccable reputation and many years of experience in treatment and servicing of patients from various countries. The hospital receives patients from all over the world, who want to enjoy the advantages of high standards in research, medicine and care of the patients.
Accommodation in hospital
The kid rooms have everything needed for a comfortable stay. The kid bathroom includes both a toilet and a shower. All rooms offer functional beds with orthopaedic mattresses ensuring unsurpassed support for overall body during sleep. There are bedside stands with pull-out tables, lockers and safe boxes in each room. It is also possible to access the Internet from a PC, smartphone or tablet so that kids always keep in touch with their parents and other family members. There is also a TV in each room.
You can opt for a single or a double room. An accompanying person may stay with the kid in the room. A double room is shared with another patient.
The enhanced comfort rooms are equipped with a safety box, a fridge and upholstered furniture.
Meals and Menus
The patient and the accompanying person are offered a daily choice of three menus. If you are on a specific diet for any reason, you will be offered an individual menu. Please inform the medical staff about your dietary preferences prior to the treatment.
Standard rooms include:
Christian priests are available for the patients at any time. Representatives of other religions may be requested at any time.
Your companion may stay with you in your room or at a hotel of your choice during the fixed program.
You may stay at the hotel during the outpatient program. Our employees will support you for selecting the best option.
University Hospital Halle (Saale)
- Halle, Germany
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