Treatment of av-malformation of brain using platinum coils embolization (coiling) (program ID: 593724)

Academic Municipal Hospital Karlsruhe

location_on Karlsruhe, Germany
9.8/10 from 29 Votes
Specialized hospital
Peter Reimer

Head Physician
Prof. Dr. med.

Peter Reimer

Specialized in: adult and pediatric diagnostic, interventional radiology, neuroradiology

Department of Adult and Pediatric Diagnostic, Interventional Radiology, Neuroradiology

Program includes:

  • Initial presentation in the clinic
  • clinical history taking
  • review of medical records
  • physical examination
  • laboratory tests:
    • complete blood count
    • general urine analysis
    • biochemical analysis of blood
    • inflammation indicators (CRP, ESR)
    • indicators blood coagulation
  • neurological examination
  • functionality x-ray 
  • CT/MRI scan
  • neuropsychological tests (on indications):
    • ENMG (electroneuromyography)
    • EEG (electroencephalography)
    • SEPs (somatosensory evoked potentials)
    • VEPs (visually evoked potentials)
    • BAEP tests (brainstem auditory evoked potential)
  • preoperative care
  • treatment of the av-malformation with coiling
  • 1-day intensive care unit stay
  • postoperative MRI control
  • symptomatic treatment
  • control examinations
  • the cost of essential medicines and materials
  • nursing services
  • full hospital accommodation
  • developing of further guidance 
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About the department

The Department of Adult and Pediatric Diagnostic, Interventional Radiology, Neuroradiology offers the full range of imaging diagnostics and minimally invasive imaging-guided treatment. The special focuses of clinical practice include diagnostic examinations and therapy in children (pediatric radiology), as well as the treatment of patients with neurological pathologies (neuroradiology). The admission of patients is provided both on an inpatient and outpatient basis. The department is headed by Prof. Dr. med. Peter Reimer.

As one of the largest medical facilities of this kind in Germany, the department has the prestigious DIN ISO certification. In addition, the department regularly undergoes DEGIR quality inspections and for more than 10 years has been included in the TOP-10 in Germany among the participating medical facilities. Also, the department implements the quality control system, which allows the department's specialists to provide top-class medical services of international standard, and thereby maximally satisfy the expectations of patients.

The department is equipped with progressive systems of computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), ultrasound, angiography and digital volume tomography. All the results of the examinations are recorded and stored using modern picture archiving and communication system. The department also practices in the telemedicine project in collaboration with the University Hospitals in Mannheim and Heidelberg

The department's spectrum of medical services includes:

  • Diagnostic radiology
    • Classical X-ray examinations
    • Computed tomography (also with contrast enhancement)
      • Tumor diagnostics
      • Vascular diagnostics
      • Heart diagnostics 
      • Emergency diagnostics
    • Magnetic resonance imaging
      • Brain and spinal diagnostics 
      • Neck examinations
      • Heart diagnostics 
      • Breast diagnostics
      • Abdominal and pelvic diagnostics 
      • Vascular diagnostics
      • Diagnostics of the musculoskeletal system
      • Fetal MRI diagnostics
    • Breast diagnostics 
      • Digital mammography
      • High resolution breast sonography
      • Tomosynthesis
      • Spectral contrast-enhanced mammography
      • Breast MRI
    • Ultrasound diagnostics
      • Color-coded duplex sonography of the carotid artery and blood vessels
      • Examinations of soft tissues of the neck and thyroid gland
      • Examinations of abdominal and pelvic organs
      • Fusion guided prostate biopsy
  • Interventional radiology
    • Liver tumor embolization 
    • Prostate embolization
    • Access formation for port systems and PICC-Line 
  • Pediatric radiology
    • X-ray examinations
      • Diagnostics of the whole skeleton
      • Diagnostics of scoliosis
      • Measurement of the length and axial parameters of the lower limbs
      • Lung examinations
      • Bone examinations
    • Fluorography
      • Esophageal examinations
      • Gastroenterological tests
      • Contrast enema
      • Urethral and bladder pressure tests
    • Magnetic resonance imaging
      • Skull examinations
      • Thoracic examinations
      • Abdominal examinations
      • Vascular imaging
      • Full body examination
      • Spectroscopy
      • Fetal MRI
    • Computed tomography
      • Thoracic examinations
      • Abdominal examinations 
      • Limb examination 
      • Digital volume tomography
      • CT-guided interventional procedures
    • Ultrasound diagnostics
  • Neuroradiology
    • Diagnostics and treatment of stroke
    • Diagnostics and treatment of cerebral aneurysms
    • Diagnostics and treatment of arteriovenous vascular malformations
    • Diagnostics and treatment of carotid stenosis
    • Diagnostics and treatment of dural fistulas
    • Diagnostics and treatment of cerebral vein diseases
    • Diagnostics and treatment of neurodegenerative diseases
    • Diagnostics and treatment of inflammatory diseases of the central nervous system
    • Diagnostics and treatment of tumors of the nervous system 
    • Diagnostics and treatment of seizures
    • Outpatient back pain therapy
    • Outpatient myelography
    • Outpatient angiography
  • Other medical services

Photo of the doctor: (с) Städtisches Klinikum Karlsruhe 

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