waiting times

Hospital Particular Alvor

00h00m

Urgent Care

Hospital Particular Gambelas

00h00m

Urgent Care

00h00m

Paediatrics

Hospital Particular da Madeira

00h00m

Urgent Care

00h00m

Paediatrics

Madeira Medical Center

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Urgent Care

Arrhythmology and Pacemaker Consultation

Arritmologia e pacemakers

 

Arrhythmology is responsible for the clinical and diagnostic assessment of various types of cardiac dysrhythmias.

When indicated, it performs percutaneous treatment of cardiac arrhythmias (e.g. atrial fibrillation) or the implantation of cardioverter-defibrillators or cardiac resynchronisation in patients with severe heart failure. 

 

Surgeries/Procedures 

  • Electrophysiological study and ablation of atrial fibrillation, atrial flutter, atrial tachycardia or TPSV.

  • Cardioverter-defibrillator implantation.

  • Implantation of cardiac resynchronization.

 

Main pathologies/diseases

  • Atrial fibrillation

  • Atrial flutter

  • Atrial tachycardia

  • Paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia

  • Atrioventricular block

  • Heart failure with depressed ejection fraction

 

Common symptoms

  • Palpitations

  • Tachycardia

  • Tiredness

  • Syncope

 

Multidisciplinary evaluation and pre-procedure imaging.

Use of the latest tools in the treatment of cardiac dysrhythmias

medical specialty available on the following units