The cardiology unit provides services with expert cardiologists and state-of-the-art devices in order to protect heart health, diagnose heart diseases and treat them with the right plan.
What is Cardiology?
The branch of cardiology, which deals with all diseases related to the heart and circulatory systems and the risks of these diseases, offers services with cardiologists who are experts in their fields. Cardiologists check symptoms such as pain in the chest, numbness of the left side of the body, shortness of breath and ensure the application of current treatment methods.
Which Diseases Does Cardiology Treat?
The main diseases that the adult and pediatric cardiology department deals with are cardiovascular diseases, high blood pressure, heart valve diseases, large limb vascular diseases, lipid disorders, rhythm disorders and heart failure. The cardiologist sees patients with complaints such as edema, blood pressure irregularity, palpitations, shortness of breath, fainting, chest pain and dizziness.
What is the Difference Between Cardiovascular Surgery and Cardiology?
The difference between cardiovascular surgery and cardiology is among the topics of curiosity. Although the areas of interest of the departments are similar, the treatment methods they offer are different from each other. When a person shows signs of heart disease, the cardiology department performs scans of the patient. Then the situation is taken under control with medication. If a disease that cannot be treated is diagnosed, the cardiac surgery department takes care of the patient for a surgical procedure.
What are the tests performed in the Cardiology Polyclinic?
The heart specialist performs various tests based on the patient's complaints and the findings obtained during the examination and determines the correct treatment method. These tests applied to the patient while going to the cardiology examination:
- Stress ECG (Exertion test)
- Echocardiography (ECHO)
- Coronary Angiography
- Coronary CT Angiography (Virtual Angiography)
- Myocardial Perfusion Scintigraphy
- Event Recorder
- Rhythm Holter
- Blood Pressure Holter