Academic Hospital Nordwest Frankfurt am Main
Department of Vascular and Thoracic Surgery (41)
Specialized in: vascular surgery, thoracic surgery
About the department
The Department of Vascular and Thoracic Surgery at the Hospital Nordwest under the direction of Prof. med. Max Zegelman has two sections with 36 planned beds. The Department provides conservative, interventional and surgical treatment of arteries, veins and lymphatic vessels. Benign and malignant diseases of the airways, lungs and chest are treated here as well. Pacemakers, defibrillators and port systems are implanted on an inpatient or outpatient basis.
In the field of vascular surgery, the Department within the Vascular Center at the Hospital Nordwest offers the treatment of acute and chronic circulatory disorders (occlusive peripheral arterial disease) of legs, hands, brain vessels and mesenteric arteries. In addition to the surgical treatment, namely bypass surgery or thromboendarterectomy (TEA), the Vascular Center offers a wide range of interventional treatments, including percutaneous transluminal angioplasty and stenting. There are also offered medication therapies.
The objectives of the Thoracic Surgery at the Academic Hospital Nordwest under the direction of Prof. med. Max Zegelman include all kinds of extracardiac surgery on the lungs, bony thorax, bronchial tree, airways and diaphragm. The interventions in the field of thoracic surgery also include lobectomy, pneumonectomy, pleural mesothelioma, surgery for metastases, chest wall reconstruction, lung volume reduction surgery / emphysema surgery etc.
The main treatment focuses of the Department of Vascular and Thoracic Surgery at the Hospital Nordwest:
- Aortic aneurysm surgery
- Diagnosis and treatment of venous diseases and their consequences
- Diagnosis and treatment of chest (thorax) injuries
- Duplex sonography
- One-dimensional Doppler ultrasound
- Pericardium surgery
- Conservative treatment of arterial vascular diseases
- Lung surgery
- Kidney surgery
- Open surgical and endovascular treatment of vascular diseases
- Surgical treatment of chest injuries
- Thoracoscopic interventions
- Tumor surgery
- Damage to blood vessels after accidents
- 1978 Approbation
- 1979 Promotion
- 1986 Facharzt für Chirurgie
- 1988 Facharzt für Gefäßchirurgie
- 1990 Habilation
- 1993 Chefarzt der Klinik für Gefäß- und Thoraxchirurgie am Krankenhaus Nordwest
- 1995 Facharzt für Thoraxchirurgie
- 1996 Zusatzbezeichnung Phlebologie
- 1998 APL-Professur an der Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt/Main
- 2009 Endovaskulärer Chirurg
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