Hospital Nordwest Frankfurt am Main
Hospital Nordwest Frankfurt am Main - Departments
Department of Vascular Surgery and Angiology
According to the reputable Focus magazine, the Department of Vascular Surgery and Angiology ranks among the best German medical facilities in the field of vascular surgery! The department offers the full range of surgical and conservative treatments for diseases of the arteries, veins and lymphatic vessels. The department also operates a specialized outpatient clinic for the treatment of chronic non-healing wounds. In the field of vascular surgery, key attention is paid to the treatment of circulatory disorders, vascular stenosis, bypass surgery, stent implantation and percutaneous transluminal angioplasty. Vascular surgeons cooperate closely with radiologists, as most surgical procedures are performed under image guidance. The specialists in the field of angiology provide conservative treatment of deep vein thrombosis, varicose veins and bleeding disorders. The department's medical team has all the necessary medical and technical resources, as well as exceptional professional skills to ensure the effective treatment of vascular pathologies of any severity.
Department of Obesity Treatment and Bariatric Surgery
The Department of Obesity Treatment and Bariatric Surgery offers the full range of services in the area of its specialization. The department's medical team can boast long experience, and also has at its disposal advanced obesity treatment methods. Upon admission to the department, the patient undergoes a comprehensive diagnostic examination, since excess weight can cause the development of many diseases, including diabetes mellitus, cardiovascular pathologies, musculoskeletal diseases, as well as psychological disorders. After receiving the diagnostic data, the attending physician invites the patient for an individual consultation, during which he agrees with him the desired final result and elaborates an individual treatment regimen. The department's specialists strive to help the patient get rid of extra pounds using conservative methods and lifestyle modifications, but in especially complex cases they still resort to surgical treatment.
Department of General, Abdominal, Endocrine, Colorectal and Minimally Invasive Surgery
According to the Focus magazine, the Department of General, Abdominal, Endocrine, Colorectal and Minimally Invasive Surgery ranks among the best German medical facilities for colon cancer treatment! The department provides the full range of surgical services in the areas of its specialization. A highly qualified team of the department's surgeons performs operations on the abdominal organs (stomach, esophagus, intestine, liver, gallbladder) and endocrine organs (pancreas, adrenal glands and thyroid gland), with the exception of organ transplantation. The doctors of the medical facility also have long successful experience in hernia repair surgery. The department is awarded the quality certificate of the German Hernia Society in this area. Particular attention is paid to the treatment of gastrointestinal cancers. The team of the department's surgeons annually performs more than 2,500 surgical interventions on an inpatient basis, as well as many endoscopic procedures and non-extensive outpatient operations. As of today, most of the operations in the department are minimally invasive, which is an undeniable advantage for the patient. The department's operating rooms strictly meet both hygiene and safety standards, which excludes infectious risks to the patients' health.
Department of Thoracic Surgery
The Department of Thoracic Surgery offers all the options of modern medicine for the surgical treatment of diseases of the lungs and other respiratory organs. The team of the department's surgeons specializes in minimally invasive thoracic interventions, surgery to remove lung metastases, including with a laser, as well as in palliative surgery. The primary focus of the department's clinical practice is the surgical treatment of lung cancer and the removal of lung metastases, the surgical treatment of malignant tumors of the mediastinal organs, chest wall and pleura. It should be noted that the department is certified as the Lung Cancer Center by the German Cancer Society. The department successfully performs surgery to correct pectus excavatum and pectus carinatum, surgery for benign neoplasms and infectious diseases of the respiratory organs. The patients are provided not only with impeccable medical services, but also with responsive care.
Department of Gynecology, Gynecologic Oncology, Urogynecology, Mammology and Obstetrics
According to the prestigious medical magazine Focus, the Department of Gynecology, Gynecologic Oncology, Urogynecology, Mammology and Obstetrics ranks among the best German medical facilities specializing in the surgical treatment of gynecological diseases! The department offers all the options of modern medicine for the diagnostics and treatment of diseases of the female reproductive system. The treatment of gynecological and breast cancers is of particular interest to the department's gynecologists. Outstanding success in the treatment of female genital cancers is confirmed by the certificate of the German Cancer Society. The department performs all classic and modern operations, including minimally invasive procedures, plastic and reconstructive breast surgery. The specialized Breast Cancer Center, which is part of the department, provides effective treatment of various stages of breast cancer. The department has three modern delivery rooms and a highly qualified team of obstetricians who provide top-class medical care for expectant mothers before, during and after childbirth.
Department of Adult and Pediatric Orthopedics, Traumatology and Spinal Surgery
The Department of Adult and Pediatric Orthopedics, Traumatology and Spinal Surgery provides the full range of conservative and surgical treatment of musculoskeletal diseases and injuries. The department is certified by the German Trauma Society as a regional Trauma Center in the state of Hesse, and therefore medical care for patients with severe injuries meets the highest European standards. The medical facility deals with the treatment of injuries both in adults and children. The department's team of orthopedists is proud of its rich clinical experience and outstanding success in the treatment of diseases of the hand, foot, spine (in collaboration with neurosurgeons), knee, hip and shoulder joints. The first-line treatment is always drug therapy, and only if it is ineffective, the department's specialists resort to surgery. The department's operating rooms are equipped with state-of-the-art technology, so arthroscopic and minimally invasive interventions are the standard of surgical treatment here, while classic open operations are rarely performed.
Department of Oncology, Hematology and Bone Marrow Transplantation
The Department of Oncology, Hematology and Bone Marrow Transplantation provides the high-quality diagnostics and treatment of the entire range of diseases of the hematopoietic system, as well as solid malignant tumors of various localization. The department is certified by the German Cancer Society as the Cancer Center, and therefore it can offer patients all the achievements of modern medicine for the successful treatment of even advanced stages of cancer. The department's specialists are actively involved in research activities and use their own unique developments during the treatment course. The department's patients also have a unique opportunity to participate in clinical trials of new drugs and therapeutic methods, which can provide a chance for full recovery or long-term remission. Palliative care for patients with incurable types of cancer is also an integral part of the clinical practice of a medical facility, which helps patients relieve pain and improve their quality of life. The department's doctors give preference to individualized medical care, and also pay attention to personal communication with their patients.
Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Cardiology and Pulmonology
The Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Cardiology and Pulmonology offers the high-precision diagnostics and modern conservative treatment methods for patients with diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, liver, lungs, respiratory tract and heart. The department's medical team has a huge arsenal of state-of-the-art diagnostic devices for endoscopic examinations, ultrasound examinations, pulmonary function testing and cardiac catheter-assisted diagnostics. The therapeutic options of the medical facility are also quite extensive – from drug therapy and endoscopic therapeutic procedures to therapeutic cardiac catheter-assisted procedures. The department has a specialized Chest Pain Unit certified by the German Cardiac Society. The patients with acute coronary syndrome, heart arrhythmias and syncopes can receive emergency care here. The department's medical team works for the benefit of its patients providing them with top-class diagnostics and treatment. The department offers a pleasant and friendly atmosphere for the patient to feel as comfortable as possible.
Department of Adult and Pediatric Urology
According to the reputable Focus magazine, the Department of Adult and Pediatric Urology ranks among the top German medical facilities specializing in prostate cancer treatment! The department's medical team offers the full range of diagnostic and therapeutic services for patients with urinary diseases and men with genital diseases. The department also deals with the treatment of young patients with urologic diseases. The primary focus of the department's clinical practice is the treatment of malignant tumors of the kidneys, bladder, prostate, testicles and penis. The department's doctors also have successful experience in the treatment of urinary incontinence in men and women. The department performs comprehensive diagnostics and microsurgical interventions to treat male infertility. In addition, the therapeutic options of the medical facility are complemented by the treatment of kidney stone disease, prostate adenoma and erectile dysfunction. The availability of high-tech operating rooms and modern medical equipment in the department allows providing effective treatment even in particularly complex clinical cases.
Department of Neurology and Epileptology
The Department of Neurology and Epileptology offers all the options of modern medicine for the diagnostics and treatment of diseases of the brain and spinal cord, nerves and muscles. The team of the department's neurologists is proud of its rich and successful experience in the treatment of various neurological disorders, including especially complex ones. The focus of the department's doctors is on patients with stroke, multiple sclerosis, myasthenia gravis and epilepsy. The department specializes in conservative treatment of diseases of the nervous system. The department has a specialized Stroke Unit certified in accordance with the requirements of the German Stroke Society. The Stroke Unit has 7 beds equipped with state-of-the-art monitoring systems to control vital signs in stroke patients. In addition, the department operates a Neurological Intensive Care Unit. The patients can receive medical care both on an inpatient and outpatient basis. The department is known as one of the best Neurology Centers throughout Germany.
Department of Radiation Oncology
According to the Focus magazine, the Department of Radiation Oncology ranks among the top German medical facilities specializing in radiation therapy! The department provides all modern types of radiation therapy for cancer treatment. In addition, the department's specialists carry out radiation therapy to treat certain benign diseases, for example, joint arthrosis and heel spur. The department's therapeutic options are complemented by radiosurgery. The department annually provides treatment to more than 1,400 inpatients, while approximately the same number of patients receive outpatient medical care. The specialists are especially competent in the treatment of patients with breast cancer, prostate cancer, lung cancer, rectal cancer, rare soft tissue tumors and metastases of various localization. The department's doctors work on state-of-the-art medical equipment, using in their clinical practice advanced Varian and Novalis linear accelerators for radiation therapy, as well as modern systems for 1.5 and 3 Tesla MRI, CT, angiography, mammography and sonography. The department's specialists strictly observe the radiation protection standards, so the risk of harmful effects on the patient's body is minimal.
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