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Cardiology in Germany

Cardiology: Your heart is in safe hands

Experienced specialists of cardiology departments in Helios hospitals carry out all the necessary diagnostic and therapeutic measures that relate to heart health and are used for the successful treatment of cardiovascular diseases. We offer our patients the full range of modern cardiology.


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Coronavirus: exacerbating heart attack

Doctors at Helios Hospitals note that with the growth of the coronavirus pandemic, the severity of heart attacks has increased, while the number of patients undergoing treatment for heart attacks in hospitals has decreased dramatically.

Heart Center Leipzig is the first hospital in Europe to apply innovative catheter placement method

For the first time ever in Europe, medical professionals of the Heart Center Leipzig have used the ultrasound renal denervation to treat uncontrolled hypertension outside of clinical trials. Several studies show that the procedure lowers a patient’s blood pressure, making it a promising adjunctive therapy in the fight against a common medical condition.

Helios Hospital Wuppertal certified as Interregional Heart Failure Unit

The cardiology department in the Helios University Hospital Wuppertal is certified as Interregional Heart Failure Unit by the German Cardiology Society (DKG).

Following an intensive review, the German Society of Cardiology (DKG) has granted certification for the state-of-the-art concept with which the Wuppertal Heart Center treats patients with cardiac insufficiency.

Cardiac MRI: Catheter ablation with MRI imaging performed for the first time in Berlin-Buch

At Helios Hospital Berlin-Buch, a catheter ablation was performed with the help of a cardiac MRI. For the first time, a team of cardiologists paired the standard procedure of catheter ablation with cardiac MRI. This new procedure promises to improve the treatment of complex cardiac arrhythmias in the future by providing real-time imaging and more precise treatment of cardiac tissue. The head of the Heart Rhythm Center Berlin/Brandenburg at Helios Hospital Berlin-Buch, Dr. med. Michael Wiedemann, explains the innovative procedure in an interview.

New cardiac catheterization laboratories at Helios Hospital Bonn/Rhein-Sieg

The cardiology department at Helios Hospital Bonn/Rhein-Sieg opens two new cardiac catheterization laboratories after several months of construction. Patients with coronary artery disease, acute myocardial infarction, arrhythmias or valvular heart disease can be optimally treated in the large procedure rooms with state-of-the-art imaging.

Helios Heart Center Leipzig: Quick reactions in case of cardiac emergencies

Today, the Heart Center Leipzig opened its expanded and modernized Chest Pain Unit (CPU) together with a Syncope and Rhythm Unit after previous renovation work. Colloquially known as the chest pain outpatient clinic, the certified Chest Pain Unit is available around the clock for cardiac emergencies.

Helios Hospital Siegburg: Certification as atrial fibrillation center

The Heart Center at Helios Hospital Siegburg is a new certified atrial fibrillation center. The certificate is awarded by the German Society of Cardiology - Cardiovascular Research (DKG) and confirms the hospital's high therapeutic standards in the treatment of cardiac arrhythmias. The Siegburg Heart Center is one of around 70 centers nationwide to be awarded this quality mark.

Helios Hospital Siegburg - Prof. Dr. Marc Vorpahl new Head of Cardiology, Rhythmology and Angiology

Prof. Dr. med. Marc Vorpahl, a highly experienced cardiologist, joined the senior medical management team of Cardiology, Rhythmology and Angiology on October 1, 2023. The 48-year-old moved from Helios University Hospital Wuppertal to the Heart Center in Siegburg. He succeeds Prof. Dr. med. Peter Boekstegers.

Helios Hospital Siegburg - Interview with Prof. Dr. med. Marc Vorpahl

Prof. Dr. Marc Vorpahl has been the new Head of Cardiology, Rhythmology and Angiology at Helios Hospital Siegburg since October 1. In this interview, he explains what particularly fascinates him about the cardiology department and what he focuses on in his work for the Siegburg Heart Center.

Helios Rhein-Ruhr Hospitals Duisburg: Certification and additional qualification in cardiac CT

As one of 22 centers in Germany, Helios St. Anna Klinik is now accredited by the German Society of Cardiology (DGK) - Cardiovascular Research e. V. as a "site for additional qualification in cardiac computed tomography". 

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