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The total number of beds: 110
of them in intensive care medicine: 14 + 4 beds CPU (Chest Pain Unit)


non-invasive diagnosis

  • ECG, long term ECG, a stress test (ergometry)Cardiology

  • Heart ultrasound (echocardiography), including duplex/color Doppler, 3D/4D-echo, stress echocardiography, transesophageal echocardiography, contrast echocardiography

  • Cardiovascular MRI and CT, together with the Institute for diagnostic radiology and interventional

Invasive diagnosis and therapy

  • 2 Cath lab left heart and the laboratory of catheterization of the right heart with about 3,000 – 4000 diagnostic and therapeutic interventions

  • Coronary angiography [femoral, radial modified Sones Techniques], PTCA, rotablation stent implantation, intravascular ultrasound, intravascular measurement of pressure, the medications stent (DES), a medication-balloon (DEB), CTO-recanalization

  • 24-hour readiness of cardiac catheterization in acute myocardial heart / coronary syndrome

  • clinical (outpatient) diagnosis of the heart using a catheter

  • the microcatheter

  • intraaortal balloon pump (IABN)

  • Electrophysiology diagnosis / therapy (ablation)

  • Heart electrostimulator and event-recorder-implantation (about 200 interventions per year)

  • defibrillator (ICD) and resynchronization system (CRT) - implantation (around 50 interventions per year) and installation / monitoring


Functional diagnostics of the lung (spirometry and plethysmography whole body, including nonspecific provocative test)


(flexible) bronchoscopy


  • Doppler/duplex/color Doppler examination for arterial and venous vascular system including the carotid artery, vessels in the legs, renal artery and the diagnosis of thrombosis

  • Transcranial Doppler (PW)

  • cooperation with radiologia (invasive / interventional of the event, Mr-angiography) and vascular surgery within vascular center


Pacemaker - and defibrillator-control:

  • postoperative monitoring / configuration

  • Measurement of the threshold of irritation (18 months control)

  • ICD – control

Prestazione / day clinic:

  • Left-sided heart catheterization (by agreement)

  • Pacemaker implantation and replacement of the unit (after prior cardiac studies)

  • Electrocardioversion

For marcumar patients:

  • Independent determination of blood coagulation (Coaguchek)


Gotenstraße 1, 42653 Solingen 
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