Department of Cardiac Surgery


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„Every day we work with great commitment to meet the expectations of our patients. Our successful concept combines power in medical performance with modern technical equipment at the department for cardiac surgery of the University Hospital Bonn, where we have a highly motivated and patient oriented staff.


An excellent and well trained team of medical specialists guarantees the best medical treatment in diagnosis and therapy of cardiac and vessel diseases.

Our department performs more than 1.700 operations per year, 1.000 of them are assisted by heart lung maschine as well as coronary surgery on the beating heart.“


Focus of Treatment:


Diagnostic Spectrum of Performance
Computer tomogram (CT) of the heart; defibrillator (ICD) – follow-up examination;
diagnostic of pulmonal hypertension; echocardiography; electrophysiologic diagnostics; heart insufficiency diagnostics; long term ECG; left heart catheter diagnostics and
coronary angiography; right heart catheter diagnostics; magnetic resonance tomography (MRT) of the heart; pacemaker; stress echocardiography

Therapeutic Range of Performance
Bypass surgery; surgery of congenital cardiac malformations; defibrillator implantation; removal of defibrillator and pacemaker by laser therapy; vessel surgery (thoracal aorta, abdominal aorta, carotid arteries); reconstruction of the heart valve; pacemaker implantation;
cardiac supporting systems; hybrid surgery; paediatric heart surgery;
heart valve surgery; minimally invasive coronary bypass- and valve surgery; transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI)


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Univ. Prof. Dr. Armin Welz
Medical Director of the Department of Cardiac Surgery

Department of Cardiac Surgery
University Hospital Bonn
Sigmund-Freud-Str. 25
53127 Bonn
Germany
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