CLINICAL ACTIVITY (2013)

Clinical activity at Cannizzaro Hospital, via Messina, 829 - 95126 Catania, Italy

Cath lab access:   1563
Diagnostic examinations:   1530
PTCA:   862

Cardiological ward
20 cardiological beds

Treated diseases:
Coronary artery disease, rithm cardiac disturbances, chronic heart failure, valvulopathy, congenital cardiomyopathy, diagnostic endomyocardial biopsy.

Cardiological Interventional Ward
4 Cardiological beds

Sub-intensive Coronary Care Unit C.C.U.
8 Sub-Coronary Care Unit beds

Intensive Coronary Care Unit C.C.U.
8 Coronary Care Unit beds

Treated diseases:
Ischemic cardiac disease (acute myocardial infarction and unstable angina), rithm cardiac disturbances (A-V block, atrial fibrillation, parossistic ventricular tachicardia, chronic heart failure, dilated cardiomyopathy, cardiogenic shock, acute pulmonary edema, pericarditis, miocarditis.

Cardiac catheterization and interventional cardiology unit

Treated diseases:
Coronary artery disease, valve pathology, congenital cardiac adult disease.

Techniques employed:
Ventriculography, (LV angio), PTCA (percutaneous coronary intervention), PTA (percutaneous transluminal angioplasty, EBM (endomyocardial biospy), pericardiocentesis.

Cardiac elettrophysiology unit and pacemaker implantation

Treated diseases:
Myocardial arrhytmias and left ventricular failure .

Techniques employed:
Temporary and permanent pace-maker implantation, elettrophysiological studies, DC cardioverter implantation.

Cardiac rehabilitation unit

Treated diseases:
Coronary artery disease, ischemic cardiomiopathy, valvulopathy, arterial hypertension, chronic heart failure, cardiological rehabilitation.


Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory and Cardiovascular Interventional Unit
Cannizzaro Hospital, University of Catania
Via Messina, 829 - 95126 Catania
, Italy
Tel/Fax: +39 0957263122 - Fax: +39 0957263124
www.aocannizzaro.it/unita.asp?page=uo&codicereparto=63#
cardiocannizzaro@gmail.com


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