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Pediatric Cardiology in Europe

Hospitals, clinics and medical centers in Europe performing Pediatric Cardiology (Heart Care).

Grupo Hospitalario Quirón

Quirón has an internationally prestigious medical staff, the largest in the sector, and is also the principal hospital network in terms of patient numbers and care facility area. The group administers 38 healthcare centers, more than 2,864 hospital beds and 7,500 associate doctors.

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Pediatric Cardiology is available at Grupo Hospitalario Quirón

Vithas Xanit International Hospital

Xanit Hospital Internacional is a modern private hospital located in the suburbs of Malaga, Spain. The hospital is modern (opened in 2005), and the staff include over 200 specialists in all medical specialties.

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Pediatric Cardiology is available at Vithas Xanit International Hospital

Hospital Ruber Internacional

The Ruber International Hospital is designed as a "whole hospital". thus achieving maximum efficiency in the organization and development of the various medical, welfare, educational and research activities.

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Pediatric Cardiology is available at Hospital Ruber Internacional

HM Hospitales

HM Hospitales is a hospital group with six private hospitals in Madrid: three general hospitals, a cardiovascular hospital, an oncological center and a women's health hospital.

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Pediatric Cardiology is available at HM Hospitales

Anadolu Medical Center, Turkey

Anadolu Medical Center is one of the most modern, comprehensive and respected hospitals in Turkey. Anadolu is affiliated with John Hopkins Hospital.

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Pediatric Cardiology is available at Anadolu Medical Center

6 listed cardiologists:

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Dr. Sibel Ay MD

Cardiovascular Surgery Intensive Care Unit
Anesthesia for Cardiac Surgery

Dr. Ertan Ökmen MD, FESC

Interventional cardiology
Transradial coronary angiography and interventions
Heart failure

Medipol Mega University Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

Medipol Mega Hospital Complex is a modern medical facility with four specialist hospitals and an extensive selection of high caliber medical devices available for use. The hospital provides treatments in a wide variety of medical fields in its 470 bed facility.

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Pediatric Cardiology is available at Medipol Mega University Hospital

14 listed cardiologists:

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Prof. Dr. Mehmet Muhsin Türkmen

Cardiology Specialist

Prof. Dr. Volkan Tuzcu

Pediatric Cardiology Specialist

British Hospital Lisbon XXI

An ISO certified private hospital with in and out patient facilities providing medical services that include urology, neurosurgery, cosmetic surgery, orthopedics, ophthalmology, ob-gyn, neurology, general surgery, bariatrics, neurology, gastroenterology and more.

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Pediatric Cardiology is available at British Hospital Lisbon XXI

Hospital Clínic Costa Brava

Hospital Clínic Costa Brava is a modern medical facility with over 250 medical specialists, offering medical, surgical, aesthetic, cosmetic and rehabilitation treatments in the relaxing tourism town of Palamos, Costa Brava.

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Pediatric Cardiology is available at Hospital Clínic Costa Brava

Liv Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

Liv Hospital is the only institution in Turkey co-authorized Center of Excellence Accreditation in colorectal surgery, robotic surgery and bariatric surgery by the Surgical Review Corporation (SRC) and provides advanced technology and treatments to its international patients with its 159 bed capacit

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Pediatric Cardiology is available at Liv Hospital

Klinikum Stuttgart

One of Germany's largest hospitals, made up of more than 50 clinics and specialist institutes spanning all medical specialties. Kinikum Stuttgart is regarded as one of the best hospitals in Germany, and is a referral center for oncology, ENT, pediatrics and more.

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Pediatric Cardiology is available at Klinikum Stuttgart

6 listed cardiologists:

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Prof. Thomas Nordt

Medical Director at the Clinic for Cardiovascular Disorders

Dr. Frank Uhlemann

Medical Director at the Centre for Congenital Heart Defects and Paediatric Intensive Care

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About Pediatric Cardiology

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Pediatric Cardiology

What is pediatric cardiology?

This is a subspecialty of cardiology that focuses on diseases and conditions of the heart and circulatory system which affect infants, children, and adolescents. Medical doctors who specialize in this specialty are known as pediatric cardiologists.


What conditions are treated?
  • Congenital heart defects
  • Valvular heart disease
  • Heart failure
  • Coronary Sinus Atrial Septal Defects
  • Aortopulmonary Septal Defect
  • Electrophysiology
  • Coronary artery disease
  • Acquired Mitral Stenosis
  • Myocardial Infarction in Childhood
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus (PDA)
  • Ostium Secundum Atrial Septal Defects
  • Atrioventricular Node Reentry Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Commotio Cordis
  • Bicuspid Aortic Valve
  • Anomalous Left Coronary Artery From the Pulmonary Artery
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Interrupted Aortic Arch
  • Double-Chambered Right Ventricle
  • Congenital Mitral Stenosis
  • Partial Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Connection
  • Coronary Artery Fistula
  • Double Orifice Mitral Valve
  • Valvar Pulmonary Stenosis
  • Double Outlet Right Ventricle With Normally Related Great Arteries
  • Velocardiofacial Syndrome
  • Double Aortic Arch
  • Coronary Artery Anomalies
  • Double Outlet Right Ventricle With Transposition
  • Endocardial Fibroelastosis
  • Heterotaxy Syndrome and Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia
  • High Altitude Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Infundibular Pulmonary Stenosis
  • Williams Syndrome
  • Junctional Ectopic Tachycardia
  • Muscular Ventricular Septal Defect
  • Ostium Primum Atrial Septal Defects
  • Pediatric Atrial Ectopic Tachycardia
  • Pediatric Atrial Flutter
  • Truncus Arteriosus
  • Ventricular Inversion
  • Pediatric Aortic Valve Insufficiency
  • Ventricular Septal Defects

Devices used in pediatric cardiology
  • Stethoscope: This is an acoustic device which the pediatric cardiologist uses to listen to the internal sounds such as heart sounds. It can also be used to listen for bowel sounds, lung sounds and bruits (renal and carotid).
  • EKG calipers: This is a device used to measure intervals and also compare intervals on EKGs.
  • Pacemaker: This is an electrical device which is implanted to replace the natural pacemaker of the heart.
  • Defibrillator: This is an electrical device which alters the heart’s rhythm using electrical energy. It is used to top fibrillation of the heart.

Diagnostic tests and procedures

  • Echocardiogram: – a sound wave picture to check the structure and function of the heart.
  • Ambulatory ECG: This is a test, which is done during activity to look for any abnormal heart rhythms.
  • Exercise test: This is a test to measure if the heart is functioning well.
  • Cardiac Catheterization: This test involves placing a small tube (catheter) in or near the heart for closer observation. It can also e used to relieve the blockage.
  • Blood tests: This includes testing the levels of cholesterol, Creatine kinase, and Troponin .
  • Echocardiography (echo): This test inspects the heart’s chambers and blood flow.
  • Transthoracic echocardiogram (TTE): This is an echocardiogram of the heart via the thorax. It is a noninvasive procedure and takes a short time.
  • Transesophageal echocardiogram (TEE): This is an echocardiogram of the heart through the esophagus. It can require general anesthesia or sedation.
  • Cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging (CMR): An MRI of the heart utilizes the ECG to observe specific mechanical functions of the heart.
  • Auscultation: This test involves listening to sounds such as heart sounds using a stethoscope.
  • Electrocardiography (ECG or EKG): This test measures the electrical activity of the heart using electrodes which are placed on the skin.

Why see a pediatric cardiologist?

Pediatric cardiologists are specially trained and have the expertise needed to treat children. They know how to talk to the children making them feel relaxed. In addition, their offices are decorated with cartoon characters and toys and games to make the children relaxed.

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