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With over 8300 employees, University Medical Centre Ljubljana (UMCL) is one of the largest institutions in Slovenia.

Thanks to its outstanding achievements in the field of health care, UMCL is comparable to some of the most renowned institutions in Europe and worldwide. It is the only hospital in Slovenia providing specialized care for some diseases.

UMCL’s employees pursue a triple mission of health care, education and research and are committed to providing safe, high quality and standardised patient care. Activities undertaken to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the services provided include the application of clinical care pathways and endeavours to acquire international accreditations and to win the business excellence award of the Republic of Slovenia, which is based on the European model of business excellence EFQM.

We are professional leaders in health services but above all in care, humanity and personal touch.

UMCL accepts patients from all regions of Slovenia and from foreign countries. Maintaining the high quality and safety of patient care – the goal for which we strive on a daily basis – is today’s vision for tomorrow. UMCL’s key mission is to ensure high quality patient care and to promote the development of health services in Slovenia. Our patients are offered high quality health care in all specialties.

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Electrophysiology centre at University medical centre Ljubljana is the largest EP centre in the county. We are a tertiary-care and national referral centre for the complex arrhythmia management and CIED implantations. There are two EP labs. Both are equipped with 3-D navigation system (CARTO 3, version 6 with Confidence and Ablation index modules, and NavX Precision), and Cryoablation system. More than 600 ablation procedures per annum are performed by a staff of 5 electrophysiologists. A whole range of arrhythmia treatment, including pediatric, extensive AF programme (ICE based fluoroless, and cryoballoon procedures), and endocardial/epicardial ablation of VT in structural heart disease, is provided. In addition, in cooperation with cardiovascular surgeons, we provide a hybrid endoscopic surgical and catheter ablation of long-lasting persistent AF. There are approximately 700 CIED implantations performed annually including pacemakers, ICDs (transvenous and subcutaneous), CRTs, leadless PMs, and only recently His bundle pacing. We regularly provide an EP-fellowship programme for invasive cardiac electrophysiology within the cardiology training programme.

UNIVERSITY MEDICAL
CENTRE LJUBLJANA
ZaloŇ°ka cesta 2, Slovenia
1000 Ljubljana
Phone: +386 (1) 522 50 50
Fax: +386 (1) 522 24 82
E-mail: gp.ukc@kclj.si

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