Congenital & Acquired Heart Defects (EMAH)

EMAH-Center: Center for Adults with Congenital Heart Defects

In the EMAH Centre at UKM, adults with congenital heart defects and acquired valve defects are treated as outpatients and inpatients under the direction of Prof. Helmut Baumgartner, MD. The treatment includes a wide range of diagnostic procedures and catheter-interventional measures. A team of medical specialists and the most up-to-date equipment are available for this. As regards the interdisciplinary care of patients, there is close cooperation with the Departments of Cardiology and Angiology (Director: Prof. J. Waltenberger, MD) and with the Clinic for Thorax and Cardiovascular Surgery (Director: Prof. S. Martens, MD), Clinical Radiology (Director: Prof. Heindel, MD) and the Department for Paediatric Cardiology (Director: Prof. Ch. Jux, MD).