Cardiology in Belgium

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Ghent, Belgium
Ghent University Hospital
3.8
103 reviews

From 103 verified reviews

alain touillet, 19 September 2020
perfect alleen beter de afspraken respecteren worden heel vaak verlegt
Bonheiden, Belgium
Imelda Hospital
3.1
44 reviews

From 44 verified reviews

dora de Wilde, 21 March 2020
Optimal care, located in an oasis of green. You will relax there, even when you are sick ...
Antwerp, Belgium
AZ Monica General Hospital Antwerp
2.7
42 reviews

From 42 verified reviews

Mark Henderickx, 04 April 2020
After a fall with a bicycle on a fast, friendly, adequate help.Top team, tnx Marcus Henderickx
Antwerp, Belgium
Antwerp Hospital Network ZNA
Antwerp Hospital Network ZNA, located in Lindendreef, Antwerp, Belgium offers patients Ventricular Septal Defect (VSD) Closure procedures among its total of 258 available procedures, across 24 different specialties. Currently, there's no pricing information for Ventricular Septal Defect (VSD) Closure procedures at Antwerp Hospital Network ZNA, as all prices are available on request only. There is currently a lack of information available on the specialists practicing at the Hospital, and they are not accredited by any recognized accreditations institutes
Edegem, Belgium
Antwerp University Hospital
3.3
103 reviews

From 103 verified reviews

Adam Soverg, 16 September 2020
Медevery medical worker with whom I happened to be a patient in this hospital is a professional in his field.

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Cardiology is a branch of medicine concerned with disorders of the heart. It is the study, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of such conditions as heart failure, coronary artery disease, congenital heart defects, and much more. Doctors who specialize in this branch of internal medicine are known as a cardiologist.

What Does Cardiology Involve?

Cardiology involves tests, including electrocardiogram to record the electrical activity of the heart, exercise test to see the changes of heart rhythm, echocardiogram that provides an ultrasound picture showing the structure of the heart, and cardiac catheterization to collect data and help relieve a blockage. There are numerous different treatments within cardiology for various different heart disorders, such as valvuloplasties, angioplasties, stenting, congenital heart defect corrections, as well as coronary thrombectomies. Nearly all treatments for heart diseases are major surgery and are performed under general anesthetic. 

How Long Should You Stay in Belgium?

Your length of stay in Belgium depends on which procedure you underwent. In general, you need to stay in the hospital for several days and also to stay in the country for an additional fourteen days or until your cardiologist allows you to travel home.

How Long is the Recovery Time?

The recovery period can be different from one person to another, depending on your overall health and any complications. You should expect to progressively regain your energy and go back to your normal activity level in about four to eight weeks after treatment, particularly following surgical treatments. 

What Aftercare Should You Consider?

You may need to attend regular follow-up appointments, either with your cardiologist in Belgium or in your home country. You must make some lifestyle adjustments after you recover, including eat a healthy diet, exercise regularly, stop smoking, and limit your alcohol intake, to prevent future heart disease or complications. Your cardiologist may recommend you to get a cardiac rehabilitation, which will improve your health after treatment and help you recover after surgery.

What is the Success Rate for Cardiology?

Generally, the success rate depends on the specific procedure and your specific condition. Cardiology has helped millions of people around the world and if performed by experts, the risk of serious complications is very low. However, just like any other treatment, there are some risks to be aware of, such as bleeding, stroke, heart rhythm problems, blood clots, infection, valve dysfunction, and death.

Are there Alternatives to Cardiology?

Those who suffer from heart disorders do not have any other alternatives besides going to a cardiologist. However, if you do not want to undergo surgery or take any medication, you need to talk to your surgeon for the best alternative for your specific case.

What Should You Expect Before and After the Procedure?

Disorders of the heart can be dangerous, life-threatening, cause painful symptoms, and interfere with your ability to perform daily activities. After you have been treated by a cardiologist, you may be cured of your disease and your symptoms are relieved. 

 

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