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Academic Hospital Cologne-Holweide

Cologne, Germany


Otosclerosis diagnosis (program ID: 46287)


Steffen Maune

Head Physician
Prof. Dr. med.

Steffen Maune

Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery

Specialized in: otolaryngology, pediatric surgery, head and neck surgery
Curriculum vitae keyboard_arrow_down

Beruflicher Werdegang

  • von 1990 bis 1993 - Assistenzarzt an der HNO-Klinik der Kliniken der Stadt Oldenburg
  • bis 2006 - Facharzt, Oberarzt und stellvertretender Direktor der HNO-Klinik an der Christian-Albrecht-Universität
  • seit 2006 - Chefarzt der Klinik für HNO, Kopf- und Halschirurgie des Krankenhauses Holweide in Köln
    Universitätsprofessor an der Universität Witten/Herdecke in der Fakultät für Gesundheit am Lehrstuhl für Hals-, Nasen- und Ohrenheilkunde

Mitgliedschaften

  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Hals-Nasen-Ohren-Heilkunde, Kopf- und Halschirurgie
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Schädelbasischirurgie (DGSB)
Publications keyboard_arrow_down

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=Maune+S.

About the department keyboard_arrow_down

The Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery at the Academic Hospital Cologne-Holweide under the direction of Prof. Dr. med Steffen Maune is a modern health care facility for both surgical and conservative treatment of diseases of the head and neck, especially throat, nose, paranasal sinuses and ears. The Department is the first center in the region of Cologne to offer an innovative ESTEEM middle ear implant. 

The focuses of the Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery at the Academic Hospital Cologne-Holweide include ear surgery to improve hearing, surgery to improve nasal breathing, surgical treatment of inflammatory diseases of the pharyngeal lymphatic ring, local plastic reconstructive surgery of the head and neck, including cosmetic interventions, as well as cancer surgery of the ear, throat and head. The key focus is on the most sparing minimally invasive surgical techniques that cause minimal functional limitations. Therefore, the medical team of the Department, headed by Prof. Dr. med Steffen Maune, uses cutting-edge techniques, including laser surgery.  

The Department of Otolaryngology has all the necessary state-of the-art equipment to detect and treat diseases. This includes endoscopes, video, computer equipment for radiometry and ultrasound diagnosis. Through the use of modern tools and new surgical techniques, the Department of Otolaryngology under the direction of Prof. Dr. med Steffen Maune is proud to have an opportunity to provide various surgical procedures on an outpatient and partially inpatient basis. 

The range of diagnostic services of the Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery at the Academic Hospital Cologne-Holweide includes:

  • Audiometry
    • Pediatric audiometry
    • Middle ear diagnosis
    • Objective audiometry
  • Otoneurological diagnosis
  • Functional diagnosis
    • Diagnosis of the nose
    • Diagnosis of snoring
  • Imaging diagnosis
    • Soft tissues of the neck, salivary glands and facial skull
    • Phoniatrics
    • Allergology 

The range of surgical services of the Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery at the Academic Hospital Cologne-Holweide includes:

  • Treatment of benign and malignant tumors; larynx-preservation surgery
  • Oral and maxillofacial surgery, as well as salivary gland surgery (resection of adenoids and tonsils); treatment of sleep, breathing, snoring disorders, submandibular gland surgery, reconstructive surgery for facial paralysis
  • Laryngeal, tracheal, bronchial and esophageal surgery (endoscopic resection of defects, tracheostomy, laryngectomy)
  • Treatment of injuries and diseases of the facial skeleton and soft tissues (scar correction, treatment of fractures of the middle facial area, especially eye sockets, nose; eyelid surgery)
  • Nasal and paranasal sinus surgery, including functional and aesthetic rhinoplasty
  • Ear surgery (pinna and auditory canal surgery in case of eardrum injuries, facial nerve decompression, treatment of otosclerosis, implantation (of fully implantable hearing devices)
  • Conservative treatment of ENT diseases
  • Plastic aesthetic and reconstructive surgery of the face and neck
  • Phoniatrics and allergology

Program includes:

  • Initial presentation in the clinic
  • clinical history taking
  • physical examination
  • review of medical records
  • laboratory tests:
    • complete blood count
    • biochemical analysis of blood
    • TSH-basal, fT3, fT4
    • indicators of inflammation (CRP, ESR)
    • indicators blood coagulation
  • otorhinolaryngological examination:
    • Dix-Hallpike testing
    • nystagmus  testing:
      • spontaneous nystagmus
      • positional nystagmus
      • artificial nystagmus  testing
    • speech audiometry 
    • tympanometry 
    • eustachian tube testing
    • testing of blood pressure and buzzing
      for tinnitus examination
    • otoacoustic emission test
    • brainstem audiometry 
    • VEMP testing
      (Vestibular evoked Myogenic Potential)
    • video head impulse testing 
    • eye movement testing
    • CT of petrous pyramid
    • contrast-enhanced MR 
      imaging on labyrinth in 3D
  • nursing services
  • consultation of related specialists
  • treatment by chief physician and all leading experts
  • explanation of individual treatment plan
  • written statement
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The program includes:

  • Translation of medical documents up to 4 pages
  • Interpreter up to 3 hours
  • Translation of medical documents up to 8 pages
  • Interpreter up to 5 hours
  • Translation of medical documents up to 10 pages
  • Interpreter up to 8 hours
  • Insurance of unforeseen expenses in case of complications in course of treatment and within 48 months after treatment (сoverage amount is 200,000.00 €)
  • Free consultations with the attending physician for the period of 3 months after treatment completion
  • Translation of medical documents up to 10 pages
  • Interpreter up to 10 hours
  • Insurance of unforeseen expenses in case of complications in course of treatment and within 48 months after treatment (сoverage amount is 200,000.00 €)
  • Free consultations with the attending physician for the period of 3 months after treatment completion
  • Translation of medical documents up to 10 pages
  • Interpreter up to 15 hours
  • Transfer from the airport to the clinic and back to the airport
  • Insurance of unforeseen expenses in case of complications in course of treatment and within 48 months after treatment (сoverage amount is 200,000.00 €)
  • Free consultations with the attending physician for the period of 3 months after treatment completion
  • Translation of medical documents up to 10 pages
  • Interpreter up to 25 hours
  • Transfer from the airport to the clinic and back to the airport
  • Insurance of unforeseen expenses in case of complications in course of treatment and within 48 months after treatment (сoverage amount is 200,000.00 €)
  • Free consultations with the attending physician for the period of 3 months after treatment completion
Total costs:

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