The Cardiology unit offers medical attention to persons with heart diseases such as angina pectoris, myocardial infarction, heart failure, arrhythmias, valve diseases, hypertension, pericardial diseases or cardiovascular complications of cancer treatments, among others.
The diagnosis and treatment of persons who suffer heart disease such as chest pain or tightness, palpitations, shortness of breath, loss of consciousness, stroke, fatigue and swelling of the legs.
- Secondary prevention in persons with heart disease.
- Cardiology check-ups to detect cardiovascular disease risk factors and treatment thereof (smoking, obesity, physical inactivity, hypercholesterolaemia, arterial hypertension and diabetes).
- Sports cardiology check-ups to study individual fitness to safely practice sports.
- Ventricular function studies and other risk factors in persons who must undergo certain chemotherapy treatments that can affect the heart, such as for example anthracyclines or trastuzumab, which are used in breast cancer.
Ergodinámica has diagnostic techniques ranging from the traditional electrocardiogram, essential colour Doppler echocardiogram, stress test, 24 hour Holter ECG and ABPM, to stress test with gas analysis (ergospirometry) particularly indicated for athletes who want to know their sports performance and heart diseases in cardiac rehabilitation programmes.