- Coronary sclerosis
- High Blood Pressure Disease (Hypertension)
When should I contact a cardiologist?
- Unexplained breathlessness, difficulty breathing
- Transient loss of consciousness
- Unexplained tiredness, fatigue, loss of appetite
- Swelling of the ankles
- Diagnosed heart disease (valvular problem, coronary disease, pacemaker)
- If your first-degree relative had a heart disease at a younger age
- Pressure and tightness of the chest, behind the sternum, which may spread to the left shoulder and arm
- Palpitation, high pulse rate
- Unhealthy lifestyle, significant overweight
- If you are asymptomatic, for screening and for preventive reasons
What happens during the cardiologist's visit?
What type of examinations are performed for the detection and treatment of the heart and circulatory system diseases?
- Complex heart and circulatory system examination
- Hypertension outpatient care: investigation of the high blood pressure disease, setting up a medical treatment and lifestyle advice.
- Chest pain outpatient care: investigation of the cause of chest pain, setting up a medical treatment and infarction prevention
- Arrhythmia outpatient care: from the feeling of arrhythmia to severe arrhythmias
- Vessel outpatient care: investigation of stenotic vessels, including the lower limb, the brain vessels, the abdominal arteries, dilatation infusion treatment for improving the walking distance.
- Stroke prevention, investigation, and treatment
- Dizziness complaints investigation and treatment
- Cardiologic status evaluation prior to begin a competitive sport, for screening for hereditary abnormalities
What type of cardiologic diagnostic examinations are performed?
- RESTING AND STRESS ECG TEST
- 24 HOURS ECG TESTING (HOLTER EXAMINATION)
- 24 HOURS BLOOD PRESSURE MONITOR (ABPM)
WHAT ARE THE OTHER ADDITIONAL EXAMINATIONS RELATED TO CARDIOLOGY?
- CERVICAL (CAROTID) ULTRASOUND
- DOPPLER ECHO EXAMINATION OF THE LOWER LIMB
WHAT KIND OF ULTRASOUND DEVICE IS USED FOR THE CARDIOLOGY EXAMINATIONS?