Cardiology in Germany / Top clinic in Germany, Friedrichshafen

Cardiology and Angiology Department

Welcome to the Cardiology Clinic, a section of Medical Clinic II at the Friedrichshafen Clinic in Germany. We are well established in all forms of treatment for health problems related to cardiology.

Cardiology deals with disorders of the structures and functions of the heart. In human medicine, cardiology is the subdivision of internal medicine that deals with disorders of the circulatory system. Our specialists have extensive experience in all aspects of cardiology.

The main focuses of our Cardiology Clinic in Friedrichshafen, Germany are diagnostics and treatment of all diseases of the heart, lungs and blood vessels. This includes diagnostics and therapy – both invasive and non-invasive – of all diseases that fall within the scope of cardiology.

Our Cardiology Clinic in Friedrichshafen, Germany specialises in the treatment of both acute and chronic coronary artery disease, including the interventional treatment of coronary artery disease, narrowing of the cerebral and renal arteries and the arteries of the legs, and interventional therapy such as transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI). The Cardiology Clinic offers new forms of therapy such as renal denervation as an accompanying therapy for hypertension or atrial occlusion. Cardiology is a complex branch of medicine, requiring great skill from highly trained cardiologists. The specialists in our Cardiology Clinic have many years of experience.

Another point of focus of our Cardiology Clinic in Germany is interventional electrophysiological diagnostics and therapy of heart rhythm disorders. The implantation of pace-makers and defibrillators and cardiac resynchronisation therapy are also important points of focus of the Cardiology Clinic. Feel free to contact the cardiology unit if you have any questions or concerns.

Our Cardiology Clinic cooperates with the Thorax Centre Esslingen Stuttgart (TESS). The Cardiology Clinic at Friedrichshafen Clinic in Germany also deals with the full range of pulmonary diseases, especially lung tumours and pulmonary hypertension. Our Cardiology Clinic cooperates closely with the Vascular and Thoracic Surgery Clinic and the Radiation Therapy Department. The highly trained experts in our Cardiology Clinic have a great deal of experience treating diseases related to cardiology.

As a regional Cardiology Centre, our Cardiology Clinic in Germany works closely together with private physicians and surrounding hospitals. The Cardiology Clinic also concentrates on the treatment of acute cardiac infarction by means of balloon catheters and stents, the treatment of narrowing of the cerebral and renal arteries and the arteries of the legs. The Cardiology Clinic also performs modern interventional techniques in the case of heart rhythm disorders, particularly atrial fibrillation. The specialists in our Cardiology Clinic are standing by to deal with your specific case.

In the treatment of heart disease that requires surgery, our Cardiology Clinic woks closely together with cardiology experts at Tübingen University Clinic in south western Germany. Our Cardiology Clinic also works closely together with the Sana Cardiology Clinic in Stuttgart for hybrid surgical implantation of aortic valves. Close cooperation with other experts is the secret of the success of our Cardiology Clinic.

In the case of patients at our Cardiology Clinic, for whom a choice must be made between a coronary bypass or catheter intervention, close cooperation exists between the cardiac surgery and cardiology sections. An important prerequisite for successful cooperation between the cardiology and cardiac sections is intensive communicative networking with surrounding clinics and cardiology practices.

Range of treatments available at our Cardiology Clinic, Friedrichshafen, Germany

Non-invasive techniques in cardiology:

  • ECG, long-term ECG monitoring
  • Long-term blood pressure monitoring
  • (Spiro-)ergometry
  • Ultrasound of the heart and the blood vessels
  • Spirometry/body plethysmography

These techniques play an important role in cardiology

Invasive techniques in cardiology:

  • Right and left heart catherisation with coronary angiography
  • Electrophysiological examinations, implantation of event recorders

These techniques play an important role in cardiology

Forms of therapy in cardiology:

  • Coronary revascularisation with PTCA and stent implantation
  • Pace-maker implantation (single and double chamber, biventricular systems for resynchronisation treatment, defibrillators)
  • Ablation for heart rhythm disorders

All of these techniques play an important role in cardiology.

We cover all aspects of intensive medicine at our Medical Clinic II in Germany. We perform invasive diagnostic and therapeutic measures of all kinds at all times. In the cardiology unit, patients with chronic cardiac insufficiency and high blood pressure are constantly monitored by means of telemedicine equipment. Our cardiology department is equipped with the latest technology.

The motto of our cardiology department is to develop individual therapy for each patient in close cooperation both with the referring cardiology specialist and the post-clinic cardiology specialist. Our experts deal with all aspects of cardiology.

The main priorities of the Cardiology Clinic at Friedrichshafen Clinic are the perfect application of medical procedures, and keeping the patient in our focus constantly are. You are in the best possible hands in our Cardiology Clinic.

Please contact the Cardiology Clinic, if you have any questions.

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Medical Staff

MD PD Detlev Jäger

MD PD Detlev Jäger
Head of the Cardiology Department at Friedrichshafen Clinic

MD Rudolf Schiele

MD Rudolf Schiele
Head physician assistant

MD A. Schaum

MD A. Schaum
Senior physician




Facts and Figures

  • 1272 inpatients
  • 7000 outpatient
  • 3000 echocardiographies
  • 1900 long-term ECG
  • 130 pacemaker surgeries
  • 310 bronchoscopies
  • 350 electrophysiological interventions
  • 70 radio frequency ablations

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