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Department of Cardiac Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine

Anaesthesia consultation/premedication

Our understanding of anaesthesia and anaesthesia includes the safe and caring care of the patient before, during and after a procedure. This includes trying to explain every step of the treatment to you as clearly as possible during a premedication talk.

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Anesthesia

At the German Heart Institute Berlin we have a clear goal: to keep the stress of the surgical procedure as low as possible for you, with the greatest possible safety.

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Paediatric cardioanaesthesia

The management of anaesthesia and the maintenance of circulatory functions in patients with congenital heart defects undergoing cardiac surgery requires a very specific specialisation in anaesthesiology.

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PACU

The former term for PACU (Post Anesthesia Care Unit) is "recovery room" - this may give you a little more idea without any medical background...

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Intensive care

Intensified monitoring and therapy is necessary after many cardiac surgery operations. This takes place at the German Heart Institute Berlin in intensive care units 1 or 2...

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Pain therapy

Often the idea of being operated on is associated with fear of pain after the surgical procedure or even with painful previous experiences of this kind...

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