Partner 19 - Antwerp University Hospital - UZA
The Antwerp University Hospital (UZA) is closely affiliated to the University of Antwerp. Together they have 3650 employees. UZA is a dynamic organization rapidly gaining recognition as top-level academic institute and possesses the full infrastructure to facilitate clinical research efforts.
The department of cardiology at UZA is one of the largest in its kind in Belgium and is providing high quality tertiary cardiac care to a population of more than 1 million inhabitants in a wide area around the city of Antwerp. The department has a long standing reputation in invasive diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular diseases and is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities (6 cathlabs) for the management of patients with coronary artery disease, structural heart disease, rhythm abnormalities, heart failure and shock. There is a close collaboration with the Department of Cardiovascular Surgery and Intensive Care including common management.