Medical director: Doc. Cinchini Elisabetta


Cardiological visit: when it is recommended and how it takes place

Cardiology is the branch of internal medicine that deals with the study, diagnosis and treatment of congenital or acquired cardiovascular diseases.

At Quisisana accredited private hospital it is possible to undergo a cardiological examination in Ferrara. And thus begin your own treatment path to protect the heart.

What is a cardiological visit

The cardiological visit at Quisisana is carried out within an excellent structure, characterized by a high degree of selectivity in the choice of its specialists. It is possible to book the visit as a private individual, and therefore for a fee, or access the service through the USL Ferrara by paying only the “ticket” fee.

How does the cardiological examination take place? During the visit, the cardiologist will investigate the patient's lifestyle, medical history and symptoms. He will then perform a physical examination, auscultating the heart, measuring blood pressure and - if he deems it appropriate - taking an electrocardiogram. With this visit, the specialist checks the electrical activity of the heart to identify the possible presence of abnormalities and pathologies (alterations in the heart rhythm, coronary pathologies, etc.).

Based on the findings of the physical examination, the cardiologist prescribes the appropriate in-depth examinations: echocardiography, blood pressure or cardiac holter, echocolordoppler, stress test.

No particular preparation is required to undergo the cardiological visit.

You can book this activity online

Quisisana provides the service of Cardiology also on payment, book your visit now, or discover how to to book through Azienda USL Ferrara.

Who is the cardiologist for?

The cardiologist is the doctor to contact in case of heart problems, but also if "suspicious" symptoms are felt: chest pain, breathlessness, palpitations, dizziness. It is also good to book periodic check-ups with the cardiologist if you have diabetes, high blood pressure and high levels of bad cholesterol.

The pathologies most frequently treated by the cardiologist are:

  • angina pectoris, chest pain caused by a reduced blood supply to the heart
  • ischemic heart disease, insufficient blood and oxygen supply to the heart
  • heart failure, inability of the heart to perform its contractile function
  • coronary heart disease, coronary heart disease
  • arrhythmias, changes in the heart rhythm
  • atherosclerosis, a degenerative disease that causes stiffening of the arteries due to the deposit of fat along the walls
  • congenital anomalies of the heart

Services offered at the Quisisana cardiology clinic:

  • Cardiological visit
  • Cardiac Surgery Visit
  • Electrocardiogram
  • Cardiac echocardiography
  • Stress test
  • Study of arrhythmias and syncope
  • External loop recorders
  • Holter ECG and Holter Pressure
  • Supraaortic trunks echocolordoppler (TSA)
  • Venous and arterial ultrasound of the lower and upper limbs

Medical staff

  • Prof. Dr. Vincenzo Abbasciano Specialist in Cardio-Rheumatology, Liver and Replacement Diseases, Rheumatology and Oncology
  • Dr. Paolo Alboni Specialist in Cardio-Rheumatology
  • Dr. Ahmad Kamal Al Yassini Specialist in Cardiology
  • Dr. Paolo Gruppillo Specialist in Cardiology - Diabetology and Replacement Diseases
  • Dr. Anna Holzl Specialist in Cardiology
  • Dr. Massimiliano Pizzarelli Specialist in Cardiology
  • Dr. Tiziano Toselli Specialist in Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Dott. Claudio Massimo Sfrisi

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