II. Internal Clinic - Cardiology and Angiology

Workplace characteristics

II. The Internal Clinic of Cardiology and Angiology of the First Faculty of Medicine and General Teaching Hospital is a complex workplace cardiovascular diseases. The workplace is together with II. Department of Cardiovascular Surgery and KARIM Clinic as part of the Cardiocenter of the General Teaching Hospital.

The department provides continuous services for patients with acute coronary syndromes (acute myocardial infarction, unstable angina pectoris) and for patients with acute peripheral vascular diseases (critical limb ischemia, extensive phlebothrombosis, aortic dissection). In addition to the standard inpatient facilities, the clinic is equipped with 3 fully equipped intensive care units (Coronary Unit, Antiarrhythmic Unit, Intensive Angiological Care Unit) and a total of 5 catheterization rooms (2 designed for coronary intervention and haemodynamic examinations, 2 for electrophysiological interventions and implantation of pacemakers and defibrillators, 1 for peripheral artery disease). Outpatient care is provided both in the clinic itself in the VFN premises and in the clinic department on Charles Square 32, where the fully equipped cardiology clinic with a comprehensive non-invasive examination program is located in the 4th floor of Building B.

In addition to highly specialized intensive care, the clinic also provides treatment for patients with chronic forms of ischemic heart disease, heart rhythm disorders (including pacemaker implantation programs, implantable defibrillators and radiofrequency ablations), patients with chronic lower limb diseases (including a stent graft implantation program for abdominal edema). aorta). A program for rarer diseases such as cardiomyopathy and myocarditis is being developed. A completely specialized area of activity is the care of patients with Fabry disease - a rare metabolic disease. The clinic also has a Center for Pulmonary Hypertension, the largest of this type in the Czech Republic and the only one where it is in cooperation with II. The Department of Cardiovascular Surgery has developed a program of pulmonary endarterectomy in patients with chronic thromboembolic disease.

Contact information

  • adresa U Nemocnice 499/2, 128 08 Prague 2, (pavilion A12, A14)
  • telefon +420 | 224 962 605 | 224 922 692
  • fax +420 224 912 154
prof. MUDr. Ales Linhart, DrSc.
Head of Clinic
telefon+420 224 962 605
prof. MUDr. Jan Belohlavek, Ph.D.
Authorized to perform the function of primary
telefon+420 224 962 605
Mgr. Jana Hrušková
Head Nurse
telefon+420 224 962 613
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