Cardiologist appointment

Cardiovascular diseases are registered in Estonia in just over 80,000 new cases per year. They are also the main cause of death, almost half of the deaths in Estonia are due to cardiovascular diseases.

This is also the reason why taking care of and worrying about the health of one’s heart is primarily in each person’s own hands.

Cardiology is a specialty that deals with the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of heart diseases.

Book an appointment with a cardiologist by phone: +372 610 9434 or at the Online Registration.

Kardioloog Riina Vettus
Dr. Riina Vettus

Innomedica Cardiologist

Cardiologist Dr. Vettus reception costs 125 euros

If necessary, analyzes and an ultrasound examination are added.

We recommend contacting a cardiologist if you have any of the following complaints:

  • Pain and/or discomfort in the chest (heart area)
  • Irregular work of the heart, intermittent beats, rhythm disturbances
  • Increased blood pressure (including if treatment is prescribed and it is not effective)
  • Frequent shortness of breath
  • Hereditary factor – if you have heart disease in your family

Visit Dr. At Vettus, it starts with examining the medical history, anamnesis and listening to the patient’s concerns. Hereditary factor is also important. If there is a history of myocardial infarction or high cholesterol in your family, be sure to tell the cardiologist.

If necessary, it is possible to perform blood tests on site.

Analyzes determined during the cardiologist's appointment are, for example:

  • general clinical blood and urinalysis
  • biochemical blood test
  • blood glucose level
  • bilirubin
  • total cholesterol (LDL, HDL) analysis
  • alanine
  • aminotransferase and aspartate aminotransferase
  • creatinine
  • gamma-glutamyltransferase
  • triglyceride analysis

Dr. Vettus has a modern ultrasound machine that can be used to perform the procedure
echocardiography, or ultrasound examination of the heart.
It is also possible to perform an EKG and stress test on site.

Cardiologists work in close cooperation with other specialists such as: family doctors, radiologists and other medical specialists.

Time is often an important criterion in the treatment of cardiac diseases.

Book an appointment with a cardiologist by phone: +372 610 9434 or at the Online Registration.

When should you visit a cardiologist?

Regular visits to a cardiologist should be important for every person who cares about their health, especially for those who belong to the risk group. Cardiovascular diseases are promoted by lack of exercise, smoking, excessive alcohol consumption, being overweight, eating less fruit and vegetables and excessive salt consumption.

Here we highlight some of the main heart diseases:

  • High blood pressure or hypertension (The normal upper blood pressure of adults, measured from the upper arm, is a maximum of 140 mm and the lower blood pressure is 90 mm of mercury. )
  • Heart rhythm disturbances, or arrhythmia (In the presence of rhythm disturbances, it is necessary to rule out heart disease or damage)
  • Disorders of cholesterol metabolism (including elevated cholesterol level and hypercholesterolemia, familial hypercholesterolemia). A cholesterol level below 5 mmol/l is considered normal
  • Heart failure – almost any heart disease can lead to heart failure as a complication
  • Valve malfunctions and diseases of large blood vessels (Pulmonary embolism, mitral valve insufficiency, aortic valve stenosis)
  • Congenital heart defects
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