Clinic for Cardiac, Pulmonary and Vascular Diseases
Chief Physician

Our Services

Professor MD Matthias P. Heintzen

Chief Physician

Patient rating
    3.7/5 (3 votes)
Statistics 2017
  • 2423 patient admission
  • 25 physicians
  • 115 medical staff
  • 148 pneumonectomy
  • 53 incisions of chest wall and pleura
  • 73 pleurectomy
  • 99 other operations on the thorax
  • 302 replacements of heart valves by prosthesis
  • 99 operations on heart valves
  • 122 minimally invasive operations on the heart valve
  • 1043 applying an aortocoronary bypass
  • 79 surgical ablative measures in tachyarrhythmia
  • 26 implantations of a cardiac pacemaker, defibrillator
  • 782 endarterectomy
  • 193 resections and replacements of blood vessels
  • 177 endovascular implantations of stent prostheses
  • 198 open surgical angioplasty
  • 272 apply another shunt and bypass
  • 261 patchplasty on blood vessels

Our Services

Clinical diagnostics

Cardiology

  • Electrocardiography
  • Stress ergometry
  • Cardiopulmonary stress test
  • Long-term electrocardiography
  • Long-term blood pressure measurement
  • Functional diagnostics of cardiac pacemakers
  • Functional diagnostics of implantable cardioverter / defibrillator (ICD)
  • Conventional echocardiography
  • Color-coded Doppler echocardiography
  • Transesophageal echocardiography
  • Flushing catheter with Cardiac output (CO) measurement
  • Heart catheter diagnosis
  • Coronary angiography
  • Ventriculography
  • Right heart catheter procedure
  • Pulmonary angiography
  • Transseptal techniques
  • Right ventricular myocardial biopsies
  • Electrophysiological diagnostics
  • Pneumology
  • Bronchoscopic diagnostics
  • BAL (Bronchoalveolar lavage)
  • Endobronchial biopsies
  • Forceps biopsies
  • Cryobiopsies
    • X-ray-assisted transmitted transbronchial biopsies
    • Assisted TBNA EBUS (Endobronchial ultrasound transbronchial aspiration)
  • Pleural biopsy
  • Pulmonary function laboratory
  • Spirometry and Body plethysmography
  • Determination of the diffusion capacity by CO transfer
  • Spiroergometry
  • Arterial blood gas (ABG) under load
  • Sleep apnea screening

Angiology

  • Doppler sonography of peripheral vessels
  • Color coded duplex sonography
  • Oscillography
  • Venous occlusion plethysmography
  • Light plethysmography

Clinical therapy

Cardiology

  • Coronary revascularization techniques
  • Conventional balloon dilatation (PTCA)
  • Implantation of coronary vascular supports (drug-eluting stents and conventional stents)
  • Interventional occlusion of atrial septal defects (ASD, PFO)
  • Electrophysiological therapy
  • Heart pacemaker implantation (SM)
  • Implantation of defibrillators (ICD)
  • Cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT)

Angiology

  • Prostavasin therapy
  • Walking training
  • Pneumology
  • Interventional bronchoscopy
  • Endobronchial tumor recanalization and stenting
  • Cryotherapy
  • Argon Beamer Treatment
  • Pleural cavity and pleural drainage
  • Talcum pleurodesis
  • Mechanical fragmentation in pulmonary artery emboli
  • Intrapulmonary lysis
  • Therapy of all pneumonological diseases

Intensive Care

  • Internal emergency therapy
  • Heart rhythm therapy
  • Heart attack therapy
  • Long-term breathing, dilatation tracheotomy
  • Shock therapy
  • Sepsis therapy
  • Fibrinolytic therapy of the pulmonary artery emboli
  • Synchronized cardioversion of cardiac arrhythmia
  • Intra-aortic balloon pump (IABP)
  • Hemodynamic monitoring (PAK, PICCO)
  • Pericardium punctures
  • Treatment of acute bleeding
  • Pleural functions and pleurodesis
  • After-treatment in the IMC (Intermediate Care) area
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