Treatment of Ischemic Heart Disease

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On this page you can choose the best doctors for Treatment of Ischemic Heart Disease in Germany and Austria. Our goal is to present you with the optimal selection of renowned doctors and their modern and gentle surgical and treatment methods when you are looking for specialists.

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What is ischemic heart disease? It's the term given to heart problems caused by narrowed heart arteries. When arteries are narrowed, less blood and oxygen reaches the heart muscle. This is also called coronary artery disease and coronary heart disease. 2020-03-12 Treatment of Ischemic Heart Disease
All you need to now about Treatment of Ischemic Heart Disease

Ischemic artery heart disease is a disorder caused by decreased blood supply to the heart. Due to narrowed arteries, the heart muscle doesn’t get enough blood and oxygen. It can provoke a myocardial infarction, angina and arrhythmia, which in some cases leads to death. Nowadays there are several medical procedures for control and treatment of cardiac ischemia, for example, drug therapy, but also a surgical operation.

The MediClin centre Lahr/Baden implements several procedures for diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular diseases. It specializes in thoracic, cardiovascular surgery. Professor and Doctor of medicine Eberhardt von Hodenberg is physician-in-chief of MediClin and also a specialist in cardiology and angiology. The modern centre performs more than 2000 surgeries and treats about 5000 patients a year. Many of them suffer from ischemic disease. MediClin in Germany is one of the most qualified and modern specialized clinics in Europe.

Implantation of aortocoronary shunts (revascularisation)

Aortocoronary shunting is a surgical intervention that uses shunts to connect blood vessels with the aorta. Mostly this treatment procedure is used in patients with ischemic disease associated with serious stenosis (blocked arteries). It should help to bypass a circulatory blockage of the muscle.

Shunts implantation is an open surgery. During the operation physicians use a heart-lung machine because the organ still beats and is full of blood.

Afterwards 70 percent of patients with ischemic disease don’t have any symptoms.

Implantation of cardiac shunts without heart-lung machine (ORCAB)

During ORCAB no heart-lung machine is needed, due to the use of a special machine that stabilizes the fluctuation.

Since 2005 MediClins surgeons use ORCAB for the treatment of patients with coronary artery disease that leads to renal, lung disorders or even myocardial infarction.

This method has no side effects, doesn’t cause internal bleedings, stroke and any other dysfunctions.


Blocked coronary arteries may occur in patients with ischemic disease. Coronary angioplasty is a treatment procedure that opens narrowed arteries with a special balloon to improve the blood flow to the heart muscle.

During angioplasty a surgeon makes a tiny incision in the groin, arm or wrist of the patient and inserts a catheter in form of a thin tube into a vessel. A small balloon is inserted through the artery and immediately expands it by squashing fatty deposits against the artery wall. This procedure helps to improves the blood flow.

Other treatment of coronary artery disease is the implantation of stents. These are short wire-mesh tubes also inserted into the artery, which stay there. Both of the surgical interventions are minimal invasive and less painful.

Transmyocardial Laser Revascularization (TMLR)

In 10-15 percent of patients coronary artery disease is characterized by narrowed coronary arteries, which reduces supply of oxygen-rich blood to the heart muscle.

TMLR is a very unique method to treat patients with ischemic pathology and serious stenosis.

It is an innovative surgical operation that uses laser to increase the flow of blood into the left ventricle and lower the thoracic pain caused by ischemic disease and angina. The laser makes tiny channels through the heart, which help to supply oxygen-rich blood to the muscle. The patient gets a minimal invasive incision. The heart doesn’t stop working during the surgery. New arteries increase the function of the organ due to supply of a higher amount of blood to the heart.

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