The functional diagnostic service can perform various examinations and diagnose heart, urological gland, central nervous system, epilepsy and other disorders. The following services are available:
and other services upon individual request.
The diagnostic radiology service performs a wide range of radiological examinations:
Radiological examinations are conducted in accordance with the quality guarantee programme, making sure that examinations are justified and are performed with the lowest possible doses of radiation. New methods are continually being introduced and new technologies are being upgraded to significantly shorten the examination time and improve precision.
More detailed information about diagnostics is available here: HTTPS://HEALTHTRAVELLATVIA.LV/EN/DIAGNOSTICS
A physician specialising in prenatal diagnostics and expert in detailed foetal examination (evaluating specific indicators that may indicate foetal health). The specialist is competent in evaluating the results of ultrasonography, biochemical, minimally-invasive and non-invasive examinations of the foetus in accordance with the timing of the pregnancy and existing changes.
Children are provided with a full range of examinations and eclectic treatment. During the consultation, the otorhinolaryngologist will diagnose and treat nasal, throat, sinus and ear illnesses, as well as prescribe additional examinations if necessary. LOR illnesses are often related to other illnesses, therefore patients can also be consulted by otoneurologists, allergologists, audiologists, children’s neurologists, children’s infectologists, as well as hearing aid acousticians. Various medical manipulations and surgical treatment are available:
More detailed information about otorhinolaryngology is available here: HTTPS://HEALTHTRAVELLATVIA.LV/EN/OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGY
Children are provided with full eye and vision health diagnostics, as well as outpatient or surgical treatment of diagnosed illnesses. Care is available for children of all ages, from infancy onwards. An experienced ophthalmologist can also evaluate the sharpness of vision of a child who cannot talk yet, examining how the child sets its view and follows bright lights and small toys. Children often do not complain about problems with their sight because they have nothing to compare them to. Young children may also not notice that one eye cannot see well, because the other eye can compensate for its bad eyesight. The following procedures are available for children:
More detailed information about sight correction is available here: HTTPS://HEALTHTRAVELLATVIA.LV/EN/VISION
Orthopaedic services entail diagnosis and treatment of movement and support injuries and diseases. Specialization includes treatment for back and joint problems, injury treatment, and sports medicine. Consultation from an orthopaedist may be required for a child suffering from congenital limb deformities, skeletal injuries, gait disturbances, limping or the consequences of fractures.
More information about orthopaedics is available here: HTTPS://HEALTHTRAVELLATVIA.LV/EN/ORTHOPEDIC
Gastroenterologists provide advice, make diagnoses and conduct treatment of various diseases of the digestive organs. Unique technologies and diagnostic equipment make it possible to significantly shorten the examination time and improve accuracy. This plays an important role in the early detection and treatment of digestive tract diseases and neoplasms. Minimally-invasive techniques are available that are suitable for the treatment of a child. The age and emotional maturity of the child will determine whether the examination can be conducted under local or general anaesthesia. The following examinations are available:
More detailed information about gastroenterology is available here: HTTPS://HEALTHTRAVELLATVIA.LV/EN/GASTROENTEROLOGY
Latvian clinics offer investigation of acute and chronic nervous diseases, conservative and surgical treatment, rehabilitation and preventive treatment for children of all ages from infancy onwards. Modern nervous system examination methods are available including radiological and ultrasound diagnostics, magnetic resonance and electroencephalography, etc. examinations. New treatments are continually being introduced in accordance with industry-wide tendencies. The specialist provides each patient with an individual approach – children and their parents are provided with comprehensive information about the nature of the illness, the expected diagnosis and scope of the treatment process and recovery prospects.
At the Children’s Cardiology and Cardiosurgery Clinic, advice and medical assistance are available to patients with irregular heartbeats and various congenital and other cardiovascular diseases. A wide range of diagnostic options are available to children of all ages including new born infants.
More information about cardiology is available here: HTTPS://HEALTHTRAVELLATVIA.LV/EN/CARDIOLOGY
Latvian rehabilitation centres offer rehabilitation programmes for various illnesses. These are customised to meet the individual requirements of each patient. Many of them involve treatment of 2-4 hours a day for 5-7 days a week. During the rehabilitation course, the child’s clinical condition and functional problems are assessed and documented. Preventive measures are taken to avoid complications, an individual rehabilitation plan is drawn up, and both the patient and his or her parents receive education and information regarding social integration. In addition, health aids are adapted, recommendations are made and the patient is included in the dynamic observation register. The patient also has access to the latest generation of robot technologies, which ease the recovery process and accelerate the patient’s recovery and the regaining of mobility.
More information about cardiology is available here: HTTPS://HEALTHTRAVELLATVIA.LV/EN/REHABILITATION
Which hospitals offer medical services for children?
Medical services for children are offered by the Children’s Clinical University Hospital and the Good Life Clinic. Depending on the selected service and urgency, you can choose the institution that will provide the service you require. For more information on the services, please visit the websites of the respective clinics or ask your question by filling in the contact form.
Is medical care available also on holidays?
The Children’s Clinical University Hospital provides emergency medical care to children 24/7. Good Life Clinic offers previously scheduled consultations, diagnostic examinations and therapeutic procedures.
On what diseases do pediatric specialists consult?
A pediatrician is a children’s doctor who specializes in children’s health issues. A pediatrician is a multi-specialist who, if necessary, refers to another children’s doctor – a pediatric neurologist, a pediatric surgeon, etc. Generally pediatrics is a medical field that examines and treats diseases in children and adolescents. Pediatrics also involves careful monitoring of children to see if they are developing normally and whether any measures are needed to prevent any complications in the future.
What issues can be addressed in medical institutions?
Medical institutions provide assistance in acute situations (injuries, sudden deterioration of health, various viruses, etc.), as well as planned treatment. Medical services are provided by experienced pediatricians using cutting-edge diagnostic and treatment equipment.
How to contact medical institutions that offer pediatric services?
If you have a general question about children’s health and the services, please fill in the contact form. Your question will be received by specialists in the clinics that offer the service you require, and you will be kindly replied accordingly. If it is an acute issue or a sudden change in the state of health, we recommend you to contact your family doctor first, if available. If you have any additional questions, please write an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call +372 29214868.
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