Heart Experts

In our „Heart-Experts" section we provide you, in collaboration with well-respected experts, important and interesting information regarding your heart and heart health.


The Golden Hour

Most people wait 3-12 hours before seeking medical attention when it comes to a heart attack. Cardiologist Dr. Glenn van Langenhove explains why immediate treatment is so important. The goal is to avoid negative consequences or worsening of the situation.

 

What is the golden hour?

Dr. Glenn van Langenhove

Dr. Glenn van Langenhove is an interventional cardiologist. He received his medical degree in 1991 from the State University in Ghent, and his PhD in the field of electromechanical studies from Erasmus University in Rotterdam. He has extensively studied electromechanical mapping of the left ventricle, mapping of the evolution of venous diseases after bypass surgery, and the field of so-called “vulnerable plaques.”

He provides counsel to CardioSecur regarding heart disease and prevention, as well as the impact of clinical studies on medical developments in the cardiovascular sector.


High Blood Pressure

In this video, Dr. Kenedi explains one of the most important risk factors for cardiovascular system: high blood pressure. This ist he most common disease of the western world, affecting every third person in Germany. In the following two videos Dr. Kenedi explains the causes, normal values and way of measuring high blood pressure.

Learn more about High Blood Pressure in our specialty article.

 

Causes of High Blood Pressure

 

Explanation of High Blood Pressure

 

Dr. Peter Kenedi

Dr. Kenedi is an Internist and Cardiologist, working in his private practice in Frankfurt am Main since 2001. In additional to his clinical responsibilities as an attending physician at the University Hospital Semmelweis in Budapest and as the chief physician at the Diakonissen Hospital in Frankfurt, he has published 120 specialty publications in the field of vector electrocardiography and a book entited „What You Always Wanted to Know About ECGs.“

Website: www.kardiologie-frankfurt-kenedi.de/en/

 

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