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Institute for cardiovascular disease "DEDINJE"

General Information

  • Address: Heart Disease Center, Cardiology Department, Weigla 5
  • City: Wroclaw
  • Postal Code: 50-981
  • Country: Poland
  • Phone: +48 71 766 0452
  • Type of centre:University
  • Number of Cath labs in your centre: 3
  • Number of Cath operators working in your centre: 15
  • Number of interventionists in your centre: 15
  • Additional comments: Robust PCI centre with cardiac surgery (2000 operations per year) and vascular surgery on site. Opportunity to perform 100+ coronarographies per month

PCI Procedures

  • Number of cath procedures performed each year in the centre: 6000
  • Number of PCIs performed each year in the centre: 1700
  • 24/7 Primary PCI service in the centre?: No
  • Number of Primary PCIs performed per year in the centre: 350

Techniques and Quality

  • Techniques available in the centre:
  • Subtechniques available in the centre: Atrial septal defect/Patent foramen ovale/Ventricular septal defect closure, Volume of radial activity, Aortic interventions, Rotational atherectomy, Coronary angiography, Lower limbs interventions, Stress echocardiography, Primary PCI, Paravalvular leak closure, OCT, CTO PCI, Left atrial appendage closure, IVUS, FFR/iFR, Carotid interventions
  • Centre affiliated to a quality insurance programme: No
  • Centre participate in scientific studies: Yes
  • Centre participate in national/international registries: Yes, both national and international
  • Centre participate in randomised clinical trials:


  • Centre has Peer reviewed scientific publications?: Yes
  • Number of articles related to interventional cardiology published by the centre in the last 5 years: 10
  • Scientific fields of interests: Indication for Treatment and Patient Selection, Procedural Techniques, Management of Percutaneous Intervention Complications

Fellowship programme

  • Number of local fellows in interventional cardiology who attend the centre: 2
  • Number of international fellows accepted by the centre (per year): 3
  • Type of fellowship offered by the centre: Clinical
  • Possibility to develop a thesis during the stay: Yes
  • Does the centre have a specific fellowship program with defined objectives?: No
  • Language(s) used to perform clinical activity: English

Person in charge of the Fellowship programme: