Consultancy services

Consultancy services for healthcare professionals

We offer healthcare professionals consultancy concerning the most common heart problems and treatment measures. As a healthcare professional, you can contact our experts directly about the most common cardiac symptoms and treatment options. Telephone numbers for patients and relatives can be found under the Contacts tab.

Cardiological general consultation

General cardiology consultations are handled by an on-call cardiologist. All urgent phone queries should primarily be directed to him.

Tel: +358 (0)3 311 64410

Service available: 24/7

On-call consultation in cardiac emergencies

We issue advice in emergencies involving pacemakers/ICD problems. Our on-call PCI consultation is intended for cardiac emergencies.

  • ST-Elevated Myocardial Infarction (primary or rescue PCI)
  • Catastrophic Arrhythmia
  • Cardiogenic shock
  • Dissection of a rising aorta, if TEE is performed by a cardiologist
  • Damaged heart valve (Endocarditis)
  • Suspected cardiac tamponade or another situation, which may require pericardiocentesis

Tel: +358 (0)3 311 69054
Service available: 24/7

Online cardiology consultations via our Cardio service

We offer online cardiology consultation remotely via our Cardio service www.kardio.fi.

Service available: weekdays 8-15 (response time 4h)
We recommend online consultation remotely if a non-urgent consultation request involves an EKG or other attachment.
For further information, please contact the physician in charge of our remote consultation service, Kjell Nikus, Tel: +358 (0)3 311 64141.
Fax: +358 (0)3 3596600

ST non-elevated myocardial infarction

Coronary angiography is mostly performed within 24 hours, meaning that consultations can usually be performed during office hours or at weekends during the day.

Tel: +358 (0)3 311 69054

Angioplasty on a patient with ST-elevated myocardial infarction

Before calling us, we ask that you send the ECG in accordance with locally agreed practice either by email, fax or by uploading the ECG to Fimlab.

Tel: +358 (0)3 311 69054

Fax: +358 (0)3 3596600

Service available: 24/7

Cardiac and thoracic consultations

We recommend that you contact the cardiac and thoracic consultation service number in the following situations:

  • To organise care for patients from other hospitals in the region requiring urgent cardiosurgical procedures
  • Severe thoracic trauma
  • Patients requiring urgent thoracic surgery during on-call hours: heart, thoracic artery, other intra-thoracic vessels, lungs and bronchial tubes, oesophagus, diaphragm and thoracic wall
  • Provision of care for patients requiring non-urgent treatment as a daytime consultancy service

Tel: +(03) 311 64606 during office hours and +358 (0)50 564 4806 out of hours

Service available: 24/7

Consultation in cardiothoracic anaesthesiology and intensive care

Cardiothoracic anaesthesiology questions during office hours, Tel: +358 (0)3 311 69310

Out of hours cardiothoracic anaesthesiology telephone consultations after 15 and during weekends and holidays, Tel: +358 (0)50 407 2341