Treatment of lung emphysema with endoscopic reduction of lung volume by valve implantation (program ID: 302256)

Academic Hospital Eichsfeld Heilbad Heiligenstadt

location_on Heilbad Heiligenstadt, Germany
7.7/10 from 20 Votes
Specialized hospital
Oliver Möller

Head Physician
Dr. med.

Oliver Möller

Specialized in: pediatrics

The Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine at the Academic Hospital Eichsfeld under the direction of Dr. med. Oliver Möller provides both competent treatment and compassionate care for children of all age groups. There are annually treated over 1,800 children every year. The Department maintains close cooperation with all other departments of the Academic Hospital Eichsfeld.

Pediatric lung diseases are among the main focuses of the children’s outpatient clinic under the direction of Dr. med. Oliver Möller. Here patients can undergo all specific pulmonary examinations. Dr. Möller with his medical team from the children’s outpatient clinic makes an initial diagnosis and prescribes appropriate medication for patients with a sensitive bronchial system (“childhood asthma”).

The Department can treat other allergic diseases as well. Hyposensitization can be used form the age of 5 years. There is a state-of-the-art ECG device for the diagnosis / treatment of heart diseases and hypertension in children. The Department also provides 24-hour blood pressure monitoring and ECG. 

In addition, the Academic Hospital Eichsfeld offers opportunities for renal and abdominal ultrasound. In cooperation with the Department of Internal Medicine, there is performed food intolerance testing. The Department has EEG equipment for the diagnosis of migraines or other headaches. 

The range of medical services of the Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine at the Academic Hospital Eichsfeld:

  • Consultations for patients with lung diseases
  • Special ultrasound examinations (abdomen, kidney, head, heart, etc.)
  • Pediatric Sleep Laboratory
  • Treatment of newborns and premature babies (from the 32nd  week of pregnancy)
  • Emergency medical services
  • Beds in the Department of Otolaryngology (headed by the private practitioner), surgical treatment in the Pediatric Unit
  • Physiotherapy
  • Psychological treatment
  • Nutritional counseling
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Program includes:

  • Initial presentation in the clinic
  • clinical history taking
  • review of medical records
  • physical examination
  • laboratory tests:
    • complete blood count
    • biochemical analysis of blood
    • inflammation indicators (CRP, ESR)
    • indicators blood coagulation
    • TSH-basal
  • x-ray and bronchography
  • electrocardiogram (ECG)
  • high-resolution computed tomography (HR-CT)
  • preoperative care
  • endoscopic valve implantation
  • symptomatic treatment
  • control examinations
  • the cost of essential medicines and materials
  • nursing services
  • full hospital accommodation
  • explanation of future recommendations
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