Coronary care unit

The CCU is a hospital unit dedicated to treating patients with critical cardiovascular conditions. The CCU has 10 hospital beds for critical patients and 4 for semi-critical patients, and plays an important role in healthcare, with around 1000 admissions per year. Two thirds of admissions are due to acute myocardial infarction and the rest are due to acute cardiovascular syndromes such as heart failure or non-ischemic cardiogenic shock, resuscitated cardiorespiratory arrest, and other severe tachyarrhythmia and bradyarrhythmia.  Acute aortic syndrome, cardiac tamponade and after complex or complicated structural or electrophysiology procedures.


Authorship: Vall d'Hebron
Creation date: 17.12.2021, 10:03
Modification date: 26.01.2022, 16:18
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