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Academic Hospital Nordwest Frankfurt am Main

location_on Frankfurt am Main, Germany
8.8/10 from 24 Votes

Department of Orthopedics, Traumatology and Spine Surgery (43)

Christoph Rangger

Prof. Dr. med.

Christoph Rangger

Specialized in: general surgery, traumatology, orthopedics

Prof. Dr. Christoph Rangger has headed the Department of Orthopedics, Traumatology and Spine Surgery at the Hospital Nordwest since 2006. Under his leadership, the Department has developed new concepts not only in the field of medical services, but also in the training of students within the academic teaching hospital and in the professional training / retraining of specialists. 

The Department of Orthopedics, Traumatology and Spine Surgery at the Hospital Nordwest treats all diseases and injuries of the musculoskeletal system. The treatment of emergency patients involves the use of all modern methods of osteosynthesis of bones, joints, pelvis and spine. There are available conservative and surgical concepts of treatment for muscles, tendons and ligaments. In cooperation with the Departments of Neurosurgery and Vascular Surgery, there is provided the treatment of disorders of nerves and blood vessels.   

The orthopedic spectrum of the Hospital Nordwest includes the treatment of arthrosis with an option to replace all large joints, as well as the diagnosis and treatment of congenital and acquired pathologies, the treatment of orthopedic diseases of the hand and foot. Moreover, there is a specialized outpatient counseling on orthopedics and traumatology.      

In the treatment of the spine, the Department under the direction of Prof. Dr. med. Christoph Rangger offers the diagnosis, conservative and surgical treatment methods for acute and chronic diseases.

The Hospital Nordwest uses the following advanced technology for both diagnosis and treatment:

  • Arthroscopy and arthroscope-guided surgery
  • Surgical microscope
  • Laser surgery
  • Endoscopic removal of the herniated disk
  • Minimally invasive technique
  • Radiofrequency ablation
  • Intraoperative fluoroscopy with the use of a mobile image converter
  • Intraoperative image in 3-D technique
  • Angular stable implants
  • Titanium implants
  • Computer-based operation planning

The range of treatment and nursing services of the Hospital Nordwest includes:

  • Hand and elbow surgery
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Spine Surgery
  • Pelvic surgery
  • Hip and knee surgery
  • Foot surgery
  • Treatment of knee fractures 
  • Treatment of polytraumas
  • Treatment of sports injuries / injuries in free time 
  • Treatment of consequences of the injury
  • Conservative treatment of fractures
  • Conservative treatment of herniated disks

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