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University Hospital Jena

location_on Jena, Germany
8.9/10 from 69 Votes

Department of Cardiology, Angiology, Pulmonology and Intensive Care (252453)

Paul Christian Schulze

Prof. Dr. med.

Paul Christian Schulze

Specialized in: cardiology, angiology, pulmonology and intensive care

According to the latest Focus magazine rating, the Department oCardiology, Angiology, Pulmonology and Intensive Care at the University Hospital Jena ranks among the top German clinics!

The Department of Cardiology, Angiology, Pulmonology and Intensive Care at the University Hospital Jena has the state-of-the-art technical equipment. One of the main focuses of the department is the treatment of heart valve diseases. In this field, the department is highly experienced and ranks among the best clinics in the world. The department is headed by Prof. Dr. med. P. Christian Schulze. 

In the field of cardiology, the department offers the full range of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures for the patients suffering from heart diseases. It specializes in percutaneous valve implantation (aortic, pulmonary valves), which is performed in the department's own hybrid operating rooms in cooperation with cardiac surgeons. The department also offers additional services, such as endomyocardial biopsy, aortic valvuloplasty, the use of a heart-lung machine and a heart support system, lung transplantation, implantation and replacement of pacemakers and implantable defibrillators (ICD), cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) of heart failure, etc.

The main objectives of pulmonologists are to diagnose and treat lung and pleural diseases, obstructive diseases (asthma, chronic obstructive bronchitis), inflammatory and autoimmune interstitial lung diseases (pulmonary fibrosis of various etiologies) and lung cancer. The patients with progressed lung diseases can undergo a comprehensive inpatient madical care involving the use of non-invasive ventilation.

In the field of angiology, the department specializes in interventional catheter treatment of patients with the damaged extracardiac arteries. Many years of experience in the field of the treatment of vascular diseases contributed to the fact that the department offers treatment options of almost every body area.

In the field of therapeutic intensive care, the service range of the department covers all internal medicine. In particular, the department treats patients with cardiogenic shock, decompensated congestive heart failure, life-threatening arrhythmias, respiratory failure (regardless of its cause), septic shock, acute renal failure, gastrointestinal hemorrhage, acute liver failure, etc. 

The main focuses of the department include:

  • Cardiology
  • Heart failure
  • Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory
  • Rhythmology
  • Intensive therapy
  • Angiology
  • Pulmonology / allergology
  • Outpatient care
  • Cardiac imaging

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