Department of Cardiology No. 2

The department is a clinical base of scientific subdivision of the Department of Atherosclerosis and Coronary Artery Disease.

Department of Atherosclerosis and Coronary Artery Disease (Department of Cardiology No. 2) is located at floor 4 of a nine-storied building of Cardiology Research Institute and has 55 cardiological beds and 15 wards (mostly with two, three, or four beds). Two posts are organized to provide medical services for patients. The wards with enhanced comfort (8) are available including one-bed and two-bed rooms located at floor 3 facilitated with the medical post. In the department, there is medical treatment room with compete set of medical products to provide emergency care. There are also all facilities required for productive work of employees. The department is equipped with ultrasound apparatuses, systems of 24-h monitoring of ECG and blood pressure, and treadmill-system, which allow to deliver the large spectrum of state-of-the-art non-invasive cardiological diagnostic studies including echocardiography, transesophageal echocardiography, ultrasonic studies (large coronary arteries, thoracic aorta, internal organs), 24-h monitoring of ECG and blood pressure, stress tests including stress-echocardiography, and evaluation of treatment strategies.

Main areas of clinical activities of the department are as follows: coronary artery disease, hypertension, metabolic syndrome, cardiopathies, and comorbidities of hypertension with coronary artery disease and carbohydrate metabolism disorders.

Annually, over 1,000 people get highly qualified cardiology care. Some patients, after their examination, receive surgical treatment: stenting, coronary artery bypass grafting, valvular prosthetics, carotid endarterectomy, aortofemoral bypass surgery, radiofrequency ablation, and implantation of electrocardiostimulator including cardioverter defibrillator.

The team comprises five physicians, 17 medical nurses, and 12 other staff members (housekeepers, canteen workers, and cleaners).