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Contilia Heart and Vascular Centre, Elisabeth-Krankenhaus Essen

General Information

  • Address: Contilia Heart and Vascular Centre, Klara Kopp Weg 1
  • City: Essen
  • Postal Code: 45134
  • Country: Germany
  • Phone: +49 2018 973 200
  • Type of centre:University
  • Number of Cath labs in your centre: 4
  • Number of Cath operators working in your centre: 6
  • Number of interventionists in your centre: 9
  • Additional comments:

PCI Procedures

  • Number of cath procedures performed each year in the centre: More than 5000 (5500)
  • Number of PCIs performed each year in the centre: 2700
  • 24/7 Primary PCI service in the centre?: No
  • Number of Primary PCIs performed per year in the centre: 400

Techniques and Quality

  • Techniques available in the centre: Coronary, Coronary, Non invasive imaging, Coronary, Structural and heart failure interventions, Structural and heart failure interventions, Coronary, Cardiac magnetic resonance Imaging
  • Subtechniques available in the centre: Left ventricular assist devices, OCT, Cardiac computed tomography, IVUS, Transcatheter mitral valve repair, TAVI, FFR/iFR, Cardiac magnetic resonance Imaging
  • Centre affiliated to a quality insurance programme: No
  • Centre participate in scientific studies: Yes
  • Centre participate in national/international registries:
  • Centre participate in randomised clinical trials: Yes, both investigator and sponsor driven


  • Centre has Peer reviewed scientific publications?: Yes
  • Number of articles related to interventional cardiology published by the centre in the last 5 years: 45
  • Scientific fields of interests: Imaging, Procedural Techniques

Fellowship programme

  • Number of local fellows in interventional cardiology who attend the centre: 2
  • Number of international fellows accepted by the centre (per year): 2
  • Type of fellowship offered by the centre: Both
  • Possibility to develop a thesis during the stay: No
  • Does the centre have a specific fellowship program with defined objectives?: Yes
  • Language(s) used to perform clinical activity: German

Person in charge of the Fellowship programme:

  • Please refer to General Information contact details