Alfried Krupp Hospital in Essen-Ruettenscheid

Essen, Germany


Diagnosis of relapsing polychondritis (panchondritis) (program ID: 269395)


Wolfgang Grotz

Prof. Dr. med.

Wolfgang Grotz

Department of Internal Medicine II (Endocrinology, Rheumatology, Nephrology)

Specialized in: internal medicine, nephrology, cardiology

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=Grotz+W.

 

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The Department of Internal Medicine II at the Alfried Krupp Hospital in Essen, since beginning of 2016, ranks among the most recognized specialist clinics in Germany.

Along with treatment of renal, hypertensive and bone diseases, the Department of Internal Medicine II at the Alfried Krupp Hospital in Essen, under direction of Prof. Dr. med. Wolfgang Grotz, specializes on treatment of the following clinical pictures: high blood pressure, Von Hippel-Landau syndrome, immune deficiency, Ormond’s disease, Osler’s disease, diseases of unclear genesis, pseudoxanthoma elasticum, spiroergometry.

The Department of Internal Medicine II at the Alfried Krupp Hospital in Essen covers the entire range of internal diseases. Special focal areas are:

  • Hypertensive diseases
  • Renal diseases
  • Bone diseases (e.g. osteoporosis, osteomalacia, Paget's disease)
  • Vascular diseases (e.g. arteriosclerosis, vasculitis, Wegener's granulomatosis, Osler's disease)
  • Systemic diseases (e.g. collagenoses, Ormond’s disease, Von Hippel-Lindau syndrome, Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, pseudoxanthoma elasticum)
  • Metabolic diseases (e.g. Diabetology, obesity, blood lipids disease)
  • Dialysis treatment
  • Hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis
  • Treatment of plasmapheresis and rheopheresis, hemofiltration, Genius-therapy
  • Transplant pre- and aftercare
  • Modern wound management in case of complex and chronic wounds
  • Endocrinology
  • Nutritional medicine

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
    • cartilage-specific antibodies
    • rheumatoid factor
    • antiphospholipid antibodies are tests
    • antinuclear antibodies
    • complement levels
    • inflammation indicators
  • ECG
  • Echocardiography
  • ENT Consultation
  • pulmonary function test 
  • nursing services
  • consultation of related specialists
  • treatment via head doctor and all leading experts
  • explanation of individual treatment plan
    (medicins ist not included)
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