Therapy

The right choice of treatment for heart-related diseases requires careful evaluation of the patient's medical history as well as the findings of special medical tests and any accompanying illnesses. At Cardiology and Vascular Centre Zurich the best course of treatment for the individual patient is determined collectively as part of an interdisciplinary team meeting and is subsequently discussed with the assigned doctors and the patient. As the team is composed of specialists from different disciplines, this ensures that the required expertise and experience as well as the current guidelines and latest are all included in the discussion when determining the treatment. Cardiology and Vascular Centre Zurich operates in accordance with the guidelines of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC), the American Heart Association (AHA), the European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery (EACTS) and the American Association for Thoracic Surgery (AATS). Cardiology and Vascular Centre Zurich also meets the requirements for delivering second opinions.

The team at Cardiology and Vascular Centre Zurich is composed of different (cardiologists) and heart surgeons with different specialisations who work in competency teams.

Cardiology and Vascular Centre Zurich provides therapies for treating heart-related illnesses:

  • Coronary vessel diseases
  • Narrowing of the aortic valves
  • Mitral insufficiency
  • Narrowing of the mitral valves
  • Cardiac insufficiency
  • Thickening of the heart muscle
  • Atrial fibrillation
  • Cardiac arrhythmias and pacemakers
  • Hole in the heart