- Department Introduction
- Cardiovascular Medicine
According to different characteristics of cardiovascular diseases, our cardiovascular unit integrated related medical resources to establish the cardiovascular center, which involves the basic and clinical researches (animal and stem cell); emergency room; the division of radiology, cardiology and cardiovascular surgery; preventive medical center; rehabilitation medicine; Chinese medicine and telemedicine. We also recruit talents at home to provide appropriate interventions for patients with cardiovascular diseases and to achieve extraordinary results both in clinical practice and research.
For the emergency cardiovascular disease, the chest pain center was established in 2009. The first cardiac specialist team immediately activated emergency cardiac consultation and cardiac catheterization on duty at the hospital. It successfully shortened the time to open myocardial infarction. It was 56.5 minutes in 2017, much better than the American Heart Association. The recommended 90 minutes and an average of 64.6 minutes in the domestic medical center. Since 2016, the first thrombolysis team has been on duty in an emergency. About 150 EKOS thrombolysis treatments have been performed in a year and a half. The rate of successful thromboembolism has reached 95%, which is ranked first in Asia.