Comprehensive Heart Failure Center (DZHI)

An integrated center for research and treatment of heart failure

Programs and Services

  • Diagnostics and treatment of heart failure and its complications in a specialized interdisciplinary out-patient heart failure clinic
  • Initiation, realization, and coordination of clinical heart failure trials
  • Fast transfer of basic science into clinical practice
  • Interdisciplinary research projects
  • Implementation of preventive strategies for diagnostics and management as well as ­innovative therapies
  • Support of excellent young clinical scientists – from undergraduate studies to professorship
  • Responsibility for the development of scientific guidelines and management programs
  • Qualified partner for local hospitals and cardiologists in private practice
  • Cooperation with health care policy and health insurance agencies to implement evidence-based novel strategies within the German Health Care System
  • Dedicated public relation support to improve the awareness of heart failure
  • Many international cooperations

Cooperating institutions

  • Institute of Clinical Biochemistry
  • Interdisciplinary Center for Clinical Research (IZKF)
  • Department of Internal Medicine I
  • Department of Internal Medicine II
  • Department of Nuclear Medicine
  • Department of Psychiatry, Psychosomatics and Psychotherapy
  • Institute of Psychotherapy and Medical Psychology