The Herzpraxis Johanneshof offers the entire range of noninvasive cardiology.

You can contact us for consultation, diagnostic evaluation and treatment for the areas mentioned blow. If we have advance information (referral by family physician, prior documentation) the necessary diagnostic steps can be planned in advance.

  • Do you have symptoms like chest pain, shortness of breath, irregular or rapid heart beat, dizziness?
  • Is your blood pressure elevated or do you have other risk factors for cardiovascular disease such as diabetes or high cholesterol?
  • Arterial hypertension (high blood pressure)
  • Heart failure
  • Heart valve disease
  • Cardiac arrhythmias (e. g. atrial fibrillation)
  • Coronary artery disease, angina pectoris (impaired blood flow to the heart)
  • After myocardial infarction, stent implantation or coronary bypass surgery
  • After heart valve interventions
  • After heart rhythm intervention
  • After implantation of pacemakers, defibrillators or event-recorders
  • Questions concerning work, sport, traveling etc.

Prevention of cardiovascular disease by timely recognition and treatment of cardiovascular risk factors in collaboration with the referring familiy physicians

Available diagnostic methods

  • Rest-ECG (Elektrocardiogramm)
  • Bicycle Stress-ECG
  • Longterm-ECG monitoring (24 hours to 7 days)
  • 24 hour-blood pressure measurement
  • Echocardiography (ultrasound of the heart)

  • Dynamic Stress-Echocardiography
  • Regular check of pacemakers including biventricular systems (CRT), defibrillators
  • (ICD) and event-recorders. Programmers of all common companies are available.
  • Laboratory tests

 

Referral to hospitals

  • If additional tests or interventions are required we cooperate with the appropriately equipped regional hospitals.
  • My part time activity at the Division of Cardiology of the University Hospital Basel ensures in particular a close collaboration with the local specialists.