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Introduction

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Department Of Cardiology

Hypertension and ischemic heart disease (angina and myocardial infarction) patients are increasing because of westernized eating habits. Due to traits of the disease, rapid and accurate response is necessary to save patient’s life. Gangnam Severance Hospital Cardiology knows well about every heart disease and offers the fastest and the most perfect treatments. Also it offers the best medical service for cardiovascular disease patients through the latest skills and methods. It has several clinics such as Hypertension and Congestive Heart Failure Clinic, Ischemic Heart Disease Clinic which for angina and myocardial infarction treatments, Arrhythmia Clinic, Peripheral Vascular Disease Clinic, and Hyperlipidemia and Metabolic Syndrome Clinic. Treatment for cardiovascular disease is important as well as prevention. Additionally, if the disease has already occurred, the secondary prevention against the recurrence is important. The division tries to perform aggressive treatments, not a conservative one so it concerns preventions as well as treatments. Furthermore, some regular educations and public relations are performed. Professionals in Gangnam Severance Hospital Cardiology always do their best to keep your heart healthy.

Clinical Experience – Since the Cardiovascular Studio had been opened in 1997, more than 10 thousands cases of coronary angiography was performed until 2005. Also more than 1,200 cases of coronary angiography, more than 800 cases of coronary expansion and stent insertion, and more than 6 thousands cases of echocardiography and special echocardiography, and many pacemaker surgeries are performed every year.

 

Major clinical accomplishments

  • 1000 cases of coronary angiography 10000 performed in 2005 after the opening of the cardiac catheterization room in 1997
  • More than 1200 cases of cardiac catheterization performed each year
  • More than 800 cases of percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty and coronary stenting a year
  • More than 6000 cases of echocardiography and EKG a year
  • Permanent cardiac pacemaker placement

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