Heart and Lung Center Outpatient Clinic

​Visiting address
Meilahti Tower Hospital, 3rd floor (entrance floor)
Haartmaninkatu 4, Helsinki

Postal address
PO BOX 340, 00029 HUS

Contact information 
Tel: 09 471 75852
Telephone hours Mon–Thu 9:00–11:00, Fri 9:00–10:00
This number has a callback service.
You can leave a callback request during the telephone hours. Please listen carefully to the instructions during your phone call. 
We aim to call you back during the same day.

Fax: 09 471 76652

Pacemaker outpatient clinic:
Tel: 09 471 74569
Telephone hours: Mon–Thu 9:00–11:00 and 12:30–13:30, Fri 9:00–11:30.
Please listen carefully to the instructions during your phone call.

PH outpatient clinic (pulmonary hypertension)
Tel. 050 454 6833 secretary, telephone hours Mon–Thu 9:00–11:00, Fri 9:00–10:00.
Tel. 040 585 5547 nurse, telephone hours Mon–Thu 10:00–11:00 and 13:00–14:00.

Cardiac surgery, waiting list
Tel: 050 427 0662 cardiac surgeries and pacemaker generator replacements
       050 462 6745 TAVI surgeries and pacemaker generator replacements
Telephone hours, waiting list enquiries: Mon–Fri 9:30–11:00

Pulmonary and esophageal surgery and diseases of the aorta:
Tel. 09 471 74391
Telephone hours: Mon–Fri 9:00–11:00 (secretary), Mon–Wed and Fri 12:00–13:00 (nurse)

Our clinic examines and treats patients in need of demanding care in cardiology, cardiac surgery, or thoracic surgery. Patients need a referral to be treated at our clinic.

Our multi-professional team aims to provide our patients with individual and high-quality care, which is planned according to the referral. At your appointment, you will meet with a physician and a nurse specialized in your illness.

Other cardiac examinations we perform include ultrasound of the heart, clinical exercise test , long-term ECG registration (Holter), and pacemaker monitoring. In addition to these, other outpatient examinations are performed as needed: ECG, laboratory and X-ray examinations, MRI and CT scans of the heart and blood vessels, and myocardial scintigraphy.

Common examinations performed on patients with pulmonary and esophageal issues include PET-CT, gastroscopy, manometry, pH measurement, and spirometry, among others.
 
Depending on the severity of your illness, you will be directed to further examinations or procedures. Your further care may also take place at a specialized outpatient clinic in your region, at your health center, or at another specialized outpatient clinic.


Our patients have appointments for various reasons:

  • Examination and treatment of illnesses of the heart valves
  • Treatment of cardiac insufficiency
  • Treatment of cardiac illnesses caused by infections
  • Examination and treatment of arrhythmia
  • Pacemaker monitoring and remote monitoring
  • Treatment of hereditary cardiac illnesses and arrhythmia
  • Treatment and monitoring of adult patients with congenital heart defects
  • Treatment and postoperative monitoring of patients waiting for a heart transplant
  • Treatment and postoperative monitoring of patients waiting for a lung transplant
  • Treatment and monitoring of patients with pulmonary hypertension
  • Treatment of treatment-resistant high cholesterol
  • Pulmonary and esophageal surgery
  • Examination and treatment of illnesses of the thoracic aorta.


Surgery schedulers in cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery are also at your service.
 
Prescription renewals
Taking your medication regularly according to the doctor’s orders is an integral part of your treatment. When you are about to run out of medication, make sure to renew your prescription well in advance. At our clinic, prescriptions are only renewed at appointments.

Contact your health center or pharmacy when you need to renew your prescription. In addition, you can also use the renewal service in My Kanta: http://www.kanta.fi/omakanta. You will receive an SMS when the prescription has been renewed.

Some medications require an appointment with a specialist before the prescription can be renewed. Ask your pharmacist well in advance if you need a doctor’s appointment for renewal.