Medical director: Doc. Cinchini Elisabetta
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.
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.
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: