Cardiology department

Cardiology department

About the department:
The Department of cardiology stands out among all its counterparts in Bulgaria in that it works with a focus on and has significant experience in diagnosing and treating complications from COVID-19, the so-called “post-COVID-19 syndrome”. The department is also unique with its work in the field of cardio-oncology – an interdisciplinary problem of great significance. These activities are pursued in parallel with all the other innovative and high-technology activities in clinical and invasive cardiology and cardiac imaging. The department takes in for examination and treatment patients from all over Bulgaria, regardless of the severity of their condition and eventual complications.

Activities
Routine and high-technology procedures performed at the department include diagnostics and treating of the “post-COVID-19 syndrome”, ischemic cardiac disease, analysis of myocardial deformations, cardiac failure, heart valve diseases, aortic disorders, arrhythmias, cardiomyopathy, myocarditis, pulmonary thromboembolism, pericardial diseases, congenital cardiac malformations in senior patients.

The department of cardiology is fully equipped to perform 2D / 3D / 4D transesophageal echocardiography, 2D / 3D / 4D transthoracic echocardiography, stress echocardiography with physical exercise or with dobutamine, telemonitoring, alcohol septal ablation, septal reduction therapy, etc.

 

Invasive cardiology department

About the department:
The Department of invasive cardiology performs a vast array of procedures and has considerable experience working in cooperation with the vascular surgery and the cardiac surgery clinics.

 Activities
Highly specialized procedures for diagnostics and treatment of cardiovascular diseases include coronary arteriography, FFR, IVUS, left and right cardiac catheterization, angiography of cerebral and peripheral arteries, treatment of acute and chronic disorders of coronary arteries, pulmonary thromboembolism, narrowing of the carotid artery, treatment of the peripheral vascular disease, treatment of flow disturbance and implantation of a permanent electro-cardiostimulator, diagnostics ant treatment of cardiomyopathy and myocarditis, septal reduction therapy in cases of hypertrophic  obstructive cardiomyopathy, treatment of aortic valve stenosis through percutaneous implantation of aortic valve prosthesis (TAVI), endoprosthesis in cases of aortic diseases (TEVAR, EVAR).