Another Breakthrough in Health Services from AHSU: Heart Center Angiography-Catheterization Unit Established

AHSU continues its development in healthcare services by enriching its device park with new investments. Angiography-catheterization unit, where cardiovascular examinations and interventions will be performed, were commissioned at AHSU Medical Faculty Heart Center.

Faculty members of departments of Cardiology, Pediatric Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery of AHSU Faculty of Medicine are justifiably proud of filling the gap needed in the field of health in our province and in our region with this center that was built in Afyonkarahisar. Our Rector Prof. Dr. Nurullah Okumuş said that at the AHSU Heart Center in Zafer Health Complex F Block, health services are provided with a 7-bed tertiary cardiovascular surgery intensive care unit, a 6-bed secondary coronary intensive care unit and a 40-bed capacity clinic.

Prof. Dr. Okumuş stated that a new high-level angiography device, which was installed in the angiography-catheterization unit, whose furnishing was completed in AHSU Heart Center, was offered to the health service of our people. Moreover he added that “Thus, our current device park has been enriched and modernized.”

24/7 Diagnosis and Treatment Service is Provided in AHSU Heart Center

Prof. Dr. Okumuş stated that children are also treated in the center with 7-bed tertiary pediatric intensive care units, 28-bed neonatal intensive care units and pediatric cardiology unit.

Prof. Dr. Okumuş noted that in the Heart Center, which has been enriched and modernized with a suitable physical infrastructure, 3 professors, 5 associate professors and 5 doctor lecturers, patient satisfaction is prioritized, and the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular patients of all ages are carried out 24/7 without interruption.

Prof. Dr. Okumuş said: “In our center, many non-invasive procedures are performed routinely such as coronary angiography and coronary PTCA (balloon), coronary stent and pacemaker placement for the diagnosis and treatment of heart diseases and ECG, effort test, Echocardiography, Holter, ambulatory blood pressure, Tilt test, Pacemaker control.

For the surgical treatment of cardiovascular diseases, and treatment of a wide range of diseases are treated such as coronary by-pass surgery, heart valve repair and replacement surgeries, surgical treatment of neonatal, childhood or adulthood congenital heart diseases, aortic aneurysm surgery and endovascular treatment, surgical and endovascular treatment of leg artery or venous occlusions or insufficiencies. treatment, vascular access (fistula-catheter) procedures for dialysis patients, port placement for chemotherapy and varicose veins.

Prof. Dr. Okumuş thanked all AHSU staff who contributed to the opening of the AHSU Heart Center and its work by strengthening it with new units.