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Children's Heart Centre, Motol University Hospital

The Centre

Children's Heart Centre, 2nd Faculty of Medicine, Charles University in Prague and Motol University Hospital is a national tertiary referral centre that takes care of growing and developing patients from prenatal age up to the age of 18 years who suffer from congenital and acquired diseases of the heart and great vessels, including arrhythmias, and chronic cardiovascular dysfunction. The centre also takes part in diagnostics and treatment of adults with congenital heart defects.

Care we provide

• Non-invasive and invasive diagnostics and medical treatment of heart diseases including prenatal diagnostics and therapy.

• Full range of open-heart and close-heart cardiac surgery for congenital and acquired heart diseases including those with the most complex anatomy. On average, 500 patients ranging from immature neonates to adults with congenital heart defects are operated each year (Graph #1).

• Wide spectrum of catheter interventions, such as valves and vessels dilations, septal defects and aberrant vessels closure, and ablations of arrhythmogenic substrates. (on average 200 patients per year - Graph #2). Catheter interventions make roughly 30% of all the therapeutic procedures (Graph #3).

• Pacemakers and implantable defibrillators implantation and management.




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