Heart and Vascular

Karolinska University Hospital provides world-class heart and vascular hospital care for adult patients, including cardiology, vascular surgery and cardiac surgery.

For pediatric heart and vascular services please see – pediatric. It provides highly qualified care for patients from outside Sweden with following medical conditions and diagnosis:

  • Heart Failure and Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Disease and Valvular Heart Disease
  • Arrhythmia
  • Vascular Disease

The adult heart and vascular unit is located in a brand new hospital building that offers single room care with the latest medical facilities. An integrated and competent team of healthcare professions are welcoming patients requiring highly specialized cardiovascular care.

The quality of the cardiovascular care at Karolinska University Hospital is of primary importance and is closely monitored through internal review and national registries. Karolinska University Hospital has for example the lowest mortality in cardiac surgery in Sweden, the highest quality index of ischemic heart disease care and has the largest electrophysiological and vascular surgery activities in Sweden.

The heart and vascular theme at Karolinska University Hospital offer the following interventions and treatments to adult patients from abroad:

  • Vascular Surgery
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiology