Prof. - Carsten Tschoepe - Department of General Cardiology -

Prof. Carsten Tschoepe

Specialist for Department of General Cardiology, Sports cardiology in Berlin

Prof. - Carsten Tschoepe - Department of General Cardiology -
Prof. Tschöpe is a highly qualified specialist for patients with cardiovascular diseases. Whether it concerns inflammations or infections of the heart muscle or other diseases - the renowned intensive care physician and researcher is as familiar with diagnostics as he is with the latest therapeutic methods.

Special Clinical Focus

  • Coronary heart disease and cardiac infarction (PTCA / stent / bioresorbable stent)
  • Congenital and acquired cardiac valve disorders (TAVI / MitraClip)
  • Cardiac arrhythmias (ablation of arrhythmias)
  • Myocardiopathy (myocarditis / genetic cardiac conditions): cardiac biopsy
  • Diastolic and systolic cardiac insufficiency
  • Dilatative cardiomyopathy – immunoadsorption therapy, new assist devices (LVAD, CRT; CCM, baroreceptor stimulation)

About us


Prof. Tschoepe is a cardiologist in Berlin and is the Deputy Clinical Director of the Medical Clinic with a focus on cardiology at the Charité – University Medicine, Berlin, Virchow Campus Hospital (CVK). Here, the specialist in internal medicine focussing on cardiology and non-surgical intensive care treats patients with cardiovascular conditions. Prof. Tschoepe’s service emphases include the care of patients with coronary heart disease, cardiac infarction, congenital and acquired cardiac valve disorders, cardiac arrhythmias, cardiomyopathies and vascular conditions. The Berlin cardiologist Prof. Tschoepe is also head of the Cardiology Intensive Care ward and contributes to several working groups performing research into cardiac conditions.

So, for example, at the Berlin-Brandenburg Centre for Regenerative Therapy (BCRT), Prof. Tschoepe researches the options for curing patients with cardiac insufficiency (myocardial insufficiency) by means of cell therapy. Within the framework of clinical and experimental studies, Prof. Tschoepe investigates the effect of the immune system on the development of cardiac insufficiency. Because of his outstanding research work, Prof. Tschoepe has been awarded the prestigious Arthur Weber Prize by the German Cardiac Society – Cardiovascular Research (DGK). The Virchow Campus Clinic, with its Cardiology Department in Berlin, enjoys a pre-eminent reputation. Only recently, for example, the world’s smallest cardiac pacemaker was implanted here. Cardiac pacemakers can save lives in cases of cardiac arrhythmias, cardiac insufficiency and other cardiac conditions.

The Cardiology Clinic at the CVK of the Charité Berlin provides all conventional conservative and surgical treatment options for the successful treatment of cardiac conditions. Together with the specialists from the Department of Cardiac Surgery, the Department of Radiology and the Department of Internal Medicine, the cardiologist Prof. Tschoepe treats the entire range of cardiovascular conditions. The most advanced techniques are utilised in the course of the diagnosis and treatment at the Cardiology Clinic in Berlin. Together with pacemaker treatment, which also includes defibrillation and the resynchronisation of the heart’s rhythm, a Special Out-patients’ Clinic with special performance diagnostics is also provided, for example. For myocardial insufficiency and vascular constrictions, the cardiologist Prof. Tschoepe is able to rely on an up to date catheter laboratory in order to render coronary vessels, as well as extremity and abdominal arteries and arteries supplying the brain, patent once more. So, for example, constricted coronary vessels can be dilated by means of percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA) and kept open by the introduction of stents. Together with surgical treatment, treatment utilising medication is also used in the Cardiology Clinic at the CVK of the Charité Berlin. In order to identify individual risks and a deterioration in the patient’s medical condition at an early stage, particularly in cardiac insufficiency, Prof. Tschoepe provides accompanying patient training and seminars.

Diagnostic Services

  • Diagnosis and risk evaluation of rhythm disorders
  • Diagnosis of all cardiac valve disorders
  • Diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic myocardial insufficiency
  • Investigation of constrictions of the peripheral arteries supplying the brain

Therapeutic Services

  • Cardiac catheter examination (including FFR, IVUS, OCT, CTO) and stent implantation (including bioresorbable stents, drug-eluting balloon). Access via the radial artery
  • Structural cardiac conditions: TAVI (hybrid procedure) / MitraClip / PFO closure / atrial closure
  • Cardiac insufficiency and cardiomyopathies: anti-inflammatory and antiviral treatment options including immunoadsorption (following cardiac biopsy, genetic evaluation / counselling, TASH for HOCM

Medical spectrum

Diseases

  • Angina pectoris
  • Aortic valve stenosis
  • Atrial fibrillation
  • Atrial septal defect
  • Cardiac arrhythmias
  • Cardiac conditions
  • Cardiac defect
  • Cardiac disorders
  • Cardiac infarct(ion)
  • Cardiac insufficiency
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Coronary heart disease
  • Dyspnea
  • High blood pressure
  • Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
  • Metabolic syndrome
  • Myocardial inflammation
  • Pericardial effusion
  • Syncope
  • Tachycardia

Therapies

  • Balloon catheter dilatation PTA
  • Cardiac resynchronization therapy
  • Cardioversion
  • Catheter ablation
  • PTCA
  • Sports cardiology
  • Stent implantation
  • TASH (Transcoronary ablation of septal hypertrophy)

Diagnostics

  • Cardiac catheter
  • Echocardiography
  • EKG under load

Special Offers / Arrangements / Rooms

  • Private ward
  • Single rooms
  • Interpreter Service (including Arabic regions)
  • TV (including Arabic TV stations)
  • Support for companions / family members (including non-medical care) can be arranged

Directions

Address

Charité - University Hospital, Virchow Campus Clinic

Augustenburgerplatz 1
13353 Berlin

Webseite: www.carsten-tschoepe.de

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