Dr. Nägele is a cardiologist employed in St. Gallen in Switzerland, and has spent one week at the Centre as part of additional cardiac training.

Centre for Arrhythmia and Cardiac Pacing of the Department for Cardiovascular Medicine KBCSM (Dr. Pavlović) from July 2015 participates as one of the European Centres in EU-CERT-ICD research.

Centre for Arrhythmia and Cardiac Pacing’s team members working at Sisters of Mercy University Hospital Centre (KBCSM) are active members of EHRA

In Croatia, approximately 9,000 people die each year from sudden cardiac death, or one person every hour.

Balloon cryoablation is a method for paroxysmal atrial fibrillation ablation that has developed as an alternative to radiofrequency ablation.

Radiofrequency ablation is a procedure that enables the treatment of many types of rapid heart beat (tachycardia).

Cardiac electrophysiology study is an invasive examination conducted in patients in whom a superficial 12-lead ECG and other non-invasive (painless) examination do not provide sufficient information to diagnose and treat heart rhythm disorders.

An implantable loop recorder (ILR) is a small, USB-sized electrical device that can be implanted with a simple surgery under the patient’s skin.

Cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) treats some types of heart failure. Heart failure is a condition when the heart is not able to pump (contract itself) enough blood to the body.

An implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) is an electronic device similar to a pacemaker that is implanted under the skin of a patient.