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Cardio Check-Up (heart examination) (program ID: 234073)

University Hospital Ulm

location_on Ulm, Germany
8.7/10 from 83 Votes
Specialized hospital
Wolfgang Rottbauer

Head Physician
Prof. Dr. med.

Wolfgang Rottbauer

Specialized in: cardiology, angiology, pulmonology

The Clinic of Internal Medicine II, with its main areas being Cardiology, Angiology and Pneumology at Ulm University Clinic, as the center of comprehensive health services, provides you with a range of various services for high-quality outpatient and inpatient medicine round the clock.

This applies, of course, to the guaranteed highly professional level of treatment for urgent cases as one of the main clinic profiles. Along with a recognized high-quality medicine, the university clinics and research center of Baden-Wuerttemberg provide unique access to ultra-modern diagnostic and innovative treatments at early stages of the disease. In clinical studies, the Internal Medicine Clinic II is exploring the latest drugs and minimally invasive surgical methods of treatment for diseases of the heart, blood vessels and lungs. It goes without saying that in the context of medical progress, the good health of our patients is in the foreground for us.

The range of services of our clinic is as follows:

  • cardiology: TAVI - heart valve replacement, Mitraclip - mitral insufficiency, routine examination, non-invasive diagnostics, MRI of the cardiovascular system, coronary heart disease, electrophysiology
  • angiology: blood circulatory problems (pAVK), high blood pressure caused by narrowing of blood vessels in the kidneys or the autonomic nervous system of the kidneys, dialysis graft dysfunction, chronic wounds: advice on interdisciplinary treatment of wounds on the legs, rheumatic inflammation of small blood vessels (vasculitis).
  • pneumology: diagnostics and treatment of lung cancer, pulmonary hypertension, severe asthma and COPD, specialized outpatient clinics for interstitial and rare lung diseases

According to the Focus magazine rating of 2017, the Department of Cardiology, Angiology and Pneumology at the University Hospital Ulm ranks among the top German departments specializing in the treatment of cardiovascular diseases!

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Program includes:

  • Interview with doctor, medical history taking
  • general clinical examination
  • vascular system assessment
  • extended blood test:
    • thyroid function test  (TSH, fT3, fT4)
    • mineral metabolism analysis (Na, K, Ca, Mg)
    • lipid metabolism (HDL/LDL, cholesterol,
      triglycerides Lip(a), homocysteine)
    • indicators of blood coagulation (aPTT, PT, INR)
    • metabolic status (uric acid, glucose)
    • iron content (ferritin, iron)
    • inflammatory parameters (CRP, ESR)
    • immune status (protein electrophoresis)
  • lung function test (spirometry)
  • resting and exercise ECG
  • color doppler echocardiography
  • color doppler sonography of cerebral vessels
  • CT angiography of coronary vessels (if clinically indicated, additional cost is 1000 €) 
  • fundus examination (in hypertension)
  • interview and recommendations after examination
  • written statement
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