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Le cœur est l’un des organes les plus essentiels du corps humain. Un muscle sensible à nos modes de vie, à nos habitudes de consommation, et qui bat en moyenne 100 000 fois par jour.
The HUG Department of Surgery consists of eight medical services :
The Cardiovascular Center is involved in several research projects. One of them involves Cardiology in a broad sense and explores the sensitive atherosclerosis problem that affects an increasing number of patients with often serious consequences.
The Cardiovascular Center's emphasis is on care but also prevention. Cardiovascular diseases affect us all more than ever. Our increasingly sedentary lifestyles, a breakneck pace of life leading to stress, an unbalanced diet: these are some of the risk factors that can be acted upon, preventively and therapeutically.