Marien Hospital Duesseldorf
Marien Hospital Duesseldorf - Departments
Department of Radiation Therapy
The Department of Radiation Therapy offers the full range of modern types of irradiation for the treatment of malignant diseases of various localization. Along with surgical treatment and chemotherapy, radiation therapy is one of the most effective methods of treating oncology. The department's specialists also successfully carry out chemoradiotherapy. Regular tumor boards are held in interdisciplinary cooperation with the specialists from related medical fields, during which the most appropriate time for radiation therapy (before or after surgery), as well as its combination with other treatments (for example, chemotherapy) is selected. The medical facility keeps pace with innovations, and therefore it uses advanced irradiation methods that targetedly affect malignant cells and practically do not affect healthy tissues. In addition, the department deals with the treatment of benign diseases such as arthrosis, tennis elbow, heel spurs and others. Doctors accurately plan the dose of radiation and the duration of the course of therapy in order to achieve the best result.
Department of Traumatology, Hand and Foot Surgery
The Department of Traumatology, Hand and Foot Surgery offers comprehensive diagnostics of the musculoskeletal system, as well as conservative and surgical treatment of bone fractures and lesions of the large joints. The department also provides medical care to patients with various diseases and malformations of the hand and foot. Of particular interest to the department's medical team is the treatment of bone fractures, as well as hip, knee and shoulder arthroplasty. The specialists of the medical facility also have successful experience in performing arthroscopic interventions on the large joints. Surgical treatment takes place in high-tech operating rooms with equipment for performing modern minimally invasive interventions that contribute to the patient's speedy recovery and his return to normal life. The treatment regimen is developed on an individual basis and conservative treatment options are considered first. If the patient still requires surgery, the most sparing type of intervention is selected.
Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Cardiology, Nephrology and Pulmonology
The Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Cardiology, Nephrology and Pulmonology offers all the options of modern diagnostics and treatment in the areas of its specialization. The team of doctors of the medical facility admits patients with various pathologies of the gastrointestinal tract and liver, pathologies of the cardiovascular system, kidneys, lungs and respiratory tract. The department provides both inpatient and outpatient medical care. The department has 96 beds, 10 of which are for patients who need intensive care. The medical facility has modern diagnostic rooms, as well as well-equipped rooms for endoscopic interventions. Special attention should be given to the high professionalism of doctors and nursing staff: each patient receives the most effective treatment that meets his needs and wishes.
Department of General and Abdominal Surgery, Colorectal Surgery, Endocrine Surgery and Hernia Surgery
The Department of General and Abdominal Surgery, Colorectal Surgery, Endocrine Surgery and Hernia Surgery offers the full range of modern surgical interventions in the areas of its specialization. Every year, the medical facility performs more than 2,500 surgical interventions on an inpatient and outpatient basis. The department has vast clinical experience in the field of minimally invasive surgery, which allows the patient to avoid severe pain and prolonged hospitalization. In addition, the department offers robotic surgery using the most modern models of the da Vinci surgical system. The medical facility has the status of the Reference Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery and Hernia Surgery. Surgical treatment of cancer is one of the department's clinical priority focuses. A large number of da Vinci robot-assisted interventions are performed here for gastrointestinal cancers. The department holds a leading position in the use of the da Vinci surgical system in the treatment of rectal and sigmoid cancer patients. The operating rooms of the medical facility are equipped with the very latest technology, while hygiene and safety standards are at the highest level as well. Prior to surgery, the patient undergoes a comprehensive examination. Doctors also assess the risks of the upcoming operation and its expected results. With appropriate clinical indications, preference is always given to minimally invasive surgery.
Department of Interventional Radiology
The Department of Interventional Radiology offers the full range of services in the area of its specialization. The medical facility has an excellent technical base for the full range of imaging tests, including X-ray and ultrasound scanning, angiography, computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging and others. Since 2004, the department has also been carrying out CT- and MRI-guided angiographic tests without a catheter. Imaging tests are indispensable in the diagnostics of many pathologies. The department also provides patients with image-guided interventional therapeutic procedures. Interventional radiology techniques are an excellent alternative to surgical treatment. Particular attention is paid to the interventional treatment of chronic pain of various localization, oncological diseases and vascular diseases. The department's specialists regularly demonstrate high treatment success rates, so patients can be sure that their health is in the safe hands.
Department of Neurology and Epileptology
The Department of Neurology and Epileptology offers the full range of high-quality services in the field of diagnostics and treatment of pathologies of the central and peripheral nervous system. The department has been operating since 1970, and therefore it has impressive experience and a rich arsenal of effective therapeutic methods. The department has 53 beds for patient hospitalization. With appropriate clinical indications, outpatient treatment can also be provided. The priority fields of work include the treatment of stroke, epilepsy, Parkinson's disease and multiple sclerosis. More than 2,500 patients with various neurological disorders undergo inpatient treatment here every year. In addition, another 2,000 patients undergo outpatient treatment. The pride of the department is modern diagnostic rooms with excellent equipment for neurography, electromyography, electroencephalography, electronystagmography, ultrasound examinations, computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging and other tests. Doctors make sure that the patient receives effective treatment and feels as comfortable as possible during the entire therapeutic process.
Department of Oncology and Hematology
As part of the Interdisciplinary Cancer Center (IOZ), the Department of Oncology and Hematology offers the full range of services in the field of diagnostics and drug treatment of malignant tumors of the internal organs, sarcomas, as well as diseases of the blood and lymphatic system (lymphomas, leukemia, etc.). Medical care is provided both on an inpatient and outpatient basis. The department has 44 beds for inpatient treatment, as well as additional 6 beds for patients who require palliative care. Each clinical case is considered by doctors at regular interdisciplinary tumor boards, which allow the specialists to develop an individual treatment regimen taking into account the patient's particular needs and achieve the desired result. In addition to first-class medical care, the focus is on interdisciplinary oncological consultations, psychological assistance and follow-up care for patients upon the completion of treatment.
Department of Mammology
The Department of Mammology offers the widest range of services for the prevention, diagnostics and treatment of breast diseases. The main area of the department's specialization is the detection and treatment of breast cancer – the department is certified by the German Cancer Society. The doctors of the medical facility are also competent in the treatment of benign breast diseases and correction of breast malformations, including in men (gynecomastia). Patients are offered special screening programs for breast cancer, which allow excluding the presence of pathology or detecting it in the early stage, which significantly increases the chances of a full recovery. The team of the department's breast specialists uses modern clinical protocols to achieve effective treatment outcomes. The department provides both conservative therapy and surgical treatment, including reconstructive plastic surgery using implants and autologous tissues. The treatment regimen is developed individually, based on a particular clinical case.
Department of Adult and Pediatric Ophthalmology
The Department of Adult and Pediatric Ophthalmology offers the full range of medical services to patients with diseases of the eye and its appendages. It provides outpatient and inpatient treatment. The department offers innovative laser technologies for non-surgical correction of vision defects, and surgical interventions on the eye are also successfully performed here. Of particular interest to the doctors of the medical facility are the surgical treatment of cataracts and glaucoma, corneal transplantation, minimally invasive and seamless operations on the retina and vitreous body, operations for diseases of the eyelids and lacrimal ducts, as well as the treatment of macular degeneration and correction of strabismus. Most surgical interventions are performed on an outpatient basis. The department has two modern operating rooms, as well as a station with 10 beds for inpatients. The quality of surgical interventions meets the requirements of the TÜV ISO 9001:2008 international certificate.
Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics
The Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics offers accurate diagnostics and effective treatment of the full range of diseases of the female reproductive system. It also provides high-quality obstetric care, including pregnancy management in all trimesters, childbirth and postpartum care. Of particular interest to the department's gynecologists is the treatment of malignant tumors of the female reproductive system – endometrial, cervical, ovarian and vulvar cancers. The medical facility also admits women with benign gynecologic pathologies. Patients receive effective conservative and surgical treatment that meets modern medical standards. In most cases, surgical interventions are performed using minimally invasive techniques, so recovery after surgery proceeds much faster. In addition, minimally invasive surgery guarantees a good aesthetic result. More than 1,500 patients undergo inpatient treatment in the department annually, which indicates an excellent medical service.
Department of Adult and Pediatric Urology
The Department of Adult and Pediatric Urology offers the full range of medical services in the field of prevention, diagnostics and treatment of urologic diseases. The department's team of doctors admits not only adults, but also children with diseases of the reproductive (men) and urinary (men and women) systems. The specialists of the medical facility successfully perform open and endoscopic, percutaneous and minimally invasive surgical interventions. The department is part of the Center for Interdisciplinary Robotic Surgery (ZIRO), which provides patients with high-tech medical care at the highest international level. The department is equipped with the innovative da Vinci-X® robotic surgery system, which is the most modern model of the da Vinci surgical system for minimally invasive interventions that are currently the gold standard for the surgical treatment of many urologic diseases. The department has 45 beds for patient hospitalization. The department's doctors make sure that each patient receives effective treatment, taking into account his individual needs and wishes.
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