Another First from Afyonkarahisar Health Sciences University: Our Heart Center Has Been Registered

As a result of the evaluation made by the T.C. Ministry of Health in the Medical Faculty Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery Departments with the application made by Afyonkarahisar Health Sciences University, the establishment of the “AHSU Medical Faculty Heart Center” was approved and registered as of 09/11/2020. In this Heart Center, which was brought to our city of Afyonkarahisar, diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular patients of all ages can be made 24/7 without interruption.

Our center provides health services with one 7-bed tertiary cardiovascular surgery intensive care, one 6-bed secondary coronary intensive care unit and 40-bed capacity clinics. In addition, diagnosis, follow-up and treatment of our pediatric patients are carried out with one 7-bed tertiary pediatric intensive care, 28-bed neonatal intensive care units and pediatric cardiology unit. Our center has 2 operating halls, one Coronary Angiography, 4 Echocardiography, 2 Stress ECG and other necessary devices in this area. In addition, a new high-end angiography device was purchased to enrich our device park. The new angiography device, whose setup process continues, is expected to be operational in a short time. Along with the appropriate physical infrastructure and equipment park, 3 professors, 5 associate professors and 5 doctor lecturers work in our Center with the focus of patient satisfaction.

In our center, interventional procedures such as coronary angiography and coronary PTCA (balloon), coronary stent and pacemaker placement for the diagnosis and treatment of heart diseases, and many non-invasive procedures such as ECG, Stress test, Echocardiography, Holter, ambulatory blood pressure, Tilt test, Pacemaker control are done routinely. A wide range of diseases such as for the surgical treatment of cardiovascular diseases, coronary by-pass surgery, heart valve repair and replacement surgeries, surgical treatment of congenital heart diseases of newborn, childhood or adulthood, aortic aneurysm surgery and endovascular treatment, surgical and endovascular treatment of leg artery or venous occlusions or insufficiencies, vascular access (fistula-catheter) procedures for dialysis patients, port placement for chemotherapy and the treatment of varicose veins.

Dean of AFSU Faculty of Medicine and Head of Cardiovascular Surgery Department Professor Dr. Necip Becit stated that they have justified the pride of filling the gap needed in the field of health in our province and region with this heart center that was brought to Afyonkarahisar, and he thanked everyone who contributed to the opening of the center, especially AFSU Rector Prof. Dr. Nurullah Okumuş.

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Güncelleme Tarihi: 29 March 2021