Institute for Clinical and Experimental Medicine (IKEM)

Videnska 1958/9
14021 Prague · Czech Republic
Prof. Josef Kautzner
Head of Department
Preceptor Experience in years of Preceptor Number of cases (average / year) Number of cath labs / equipment
Pacemaker Therapy Dr. Kamil Sedlacek > 10 years IPG: ~ 450 1x cathlab (monoplane)
Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator Therapy Dr. Kamil Sedlacek
Dr Lukáš Krýže
> 10 years (Dr. Sedláček)
> 8 years (Dr. Krýže)
ICD: ~ 400 1x cathlab (monoplane)
Cardiac Resychchronization Therapy Dr. Kamil Sedlacek
Dr Lukáš Krýže
> 10 years (Dr. Sedláček)
> 8 years (Dr. Krýže)
CRT-D: ~ 160
CRT-P: ~ 60
1x cathlab (monoplane)
Electrophysiology Prof. Josef Kautzner
Dr. Robert Cihak
Dr. Petr Peichl
> 26 years (Prof. Kautzner)
> 24 years (Dr. Cihak)
> 18 years (Dr. Peichl)
AVNRT/WPW: ~ 120
Aflut: ~ 70
Afib: ~ 500
VT (Epicardial): ~ 15-20
VT (Endocardial): ~ 180-200
2x cathlabs( monoplane)
Carto 3 (2x), Precision NavX, Rhythmia, ICE GE Vivid i and Acuson probes (2X), MediGuide, CryoBalloon

Additional information

Particular offerings/techniques One of the leading European Centers for ablation of ventricular arrhythmias, atrial fibrillation, and advanced use of intracardiac echocardiography
Tutorial in VT ablation, ICE use, and epicardial ablation
Hospital size Superspecialized cardiovascular and transplant - Heart centre - 4 Departments (Cardiology, Preventive Cardiology, Cardiovascular Surgery, Anesthesiology)
Hospital: 312 beds (83 for intensive care), Cardiology 84 beds (34 intensive care)
Access to location Airport Prague (~ 15km)
Last update of information 2017

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