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Partners: Specialised Hospital for Cardiovascular Surgery and Cardiology Magdalena

Is an institution of the Croatian Health Insurance Institute (CIHI) and the insurance companies and insurance GRAWE Croatia.

Activities that includes prevention, complete noninvasive and invasive diagnostic and percutaneous and surgical treatment of cardiovascular disease.

Our mission is to reduce the incidence and consequences of cardiovascular disease in the society through the systematic improvement of preventive, diagnostic and therapeutic procedures and continuous education of medical professionals and scientific research.

Annually, the Magdalene perform more than 4300 hospitalizations, 10000 outpatient cardiology, cardiac examination, ultrasound examination and control of pacemakers, 3500 percutaneous diagnostic and interventional procedures and more than 540 cardiac and vascular surgery.

Magdalena is included in the Croatian network of emergency percutaneous coronary intervention, or 24 hours a day care of patients Krapina-Zagorje County with acute myocardial infarction.

The Magdalene annually performed over 14,000 cardiac telemedicine consultations in the call center operates 24 hours a day throughout the year.

The availability of our services has increased opening of the business units in Zagreb where he performs a complete non-invasive diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease.

Basic features of the comprehensiveness of the Magdalene in the treatment of cardiovascular diseases, a large number of annual diagnostic and therapeutic procedures with minimal complications, shorter hospital stay because of good organization, introduction of new medical technologies into everyday practice and continuous quality control as confirmed by ISO standard.

Preventive Medicine

Cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of death and illness in society, prevention is the basis of treatment. Our physicians provide expert advice on a healthy lifestyle based on the latest findings of scientific research in the field of primary prevention. Rapid diagnostics to detect risk factors for cardiovascular disease and begin the therapy, and secondary prevention. The necessity of tertiary prevention, and treatment of risk factors in patients who had already created a cardiovascular disease proven by numerous scientific studies. The most important risk factors for cardiovascular disease that can be treated as hypertension, dyslipidemia, diabetes, addiction to cigarette smoking and obesity.

Non-invasive cardiac diagnosis

  • electrocardiogram (ECG)
  • ergometry: exercise test with monitoring of cardiac function ergometer latest generation
  • heart ultrasound with color Doppler
  • transesophageal heart ultrasound (TEE)
  • ultrasound, Doppler blood vessels of the head, neck, arms and legs
  • Holter ECG: a 24-hour to seven-day ECG miniature ultra modern digital devices
  • Holter pressure for repeated automatic measuring pressure fluctuations in 24/48 hours
  • Control of cardiac pacemakers and defibrillators
  • transtelefonski 12-channel and 1-lead ECG in real time


Invasive cardiac diagnosis

  • heart catheterization
  • coronary
  • Angiography
  • electrophysiology
  • installation of "loop recorder" for several months monitoring the possible disturbances of cardiac rhythm and conduction
  • myocardial biopsy
  • ultrasound of the heart with a catheter from the heart cavity (ICE)

 

Invasive Cardiac Treatment

  • percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) with stent implantation
  • percutaneous intervention in peripheral arteries with stent implantation
  • percutaneous intervention in the aorta with stent implantation (EVAR)
  • transcatheter aortic valve implantation (pan)
  • radiofrequency ablation
  • installation of pacemakers
  • cardiac Cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT)
  • installation cardioverter defibrillator
  • percutaneous closure of PFO and ASD okluderom




After the exhaustion of possibilities of conservative or interventional treatment of cardiovascular diseases, we are able within our cardiovascular surgery department, continue your treatment is surgery.

Our surgeons will familiarize you with treatment options and types of surgical procedures in the field of cardiac surgery and vascular surgery.

Cardiac surgery:

  • revascularization
  • heart valve surgery
  • Aortic Surgery
  • Surgery of congenital heart defects in adults
  • Surgery, cardiac arrhythmias
  • Surgery of injuries of the heart and great vessels
  • other cardiac surgery


Vascular surgery:

  • carotid artery surgery
  • surgery of aneurysms of the thoracic and abdominal aorta
  • treatment of peripheral arterial occlusive disease

- aorto-bypass bifemoralna
- femoro-popliteal bypass
- femoro-kruralna premoštennja

  • other operations in vascular surgery



 

 
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