Alfried Krupp Hospital in Essen-Ruettenscheid
Alfried Krupp Hospital in Essen-Ruettenscheid - Departments
Department of General and Abdominal Surgery
The team of experienced general and visceral surgeons covers the entire range of diagnosis and first-rate modern general and visceral surgery for diseases of the abdominal cavity (the entire gastrointestinal tract, liver, the gall bladder, pancreas gland, spleen, peritoneum), endocrine organs (thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal glands), abdominal wall hernias (inguinal and abdominal wall hernias) plus soft tissues of the body.
Department of Anesthesiology, Intensive Care and Pain Therapy I
The highly qualified staff of the department attends to you before, during and after surgery and in the interdisciplinary intensive care unit, which is organized and managed by the department. The particular emphasis is placed on personal attention to the patient. Most people are more or less afraid of surgery and the anaesthesia it requires. It’s goal of the department to create an atmosphere in which you feel comfortable and where you and your worries are taken seriously.
Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics
The Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics at the Alfried Krupp Hospital in Essen has a placed emphasis on the following tasks and areas: general and operative gynecology, Pelvic base Center/Urogynecologist, Breast Center, obstetrics, gynecological oncology, endometriosis, myomas.
Department of Vascular Surgery
The Department of Vascular Medicine at the Alfried Krupp Hospital in Essen was designed so patients with all kinds of vascular diseases can be examined and treated by a team of specialists from different fields. Bundling diverse competencies in vascular medicine at one site allows the physicians of the departments to give patients a diagnosis very quickly and determine the optimal individual therapy as well as carrying it out according to the current state of medical progress.
Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
The main focus of this department of the HNO Medicine, Throat, and Head Surgery at the Alfried Krupp Hospital in Essen is for micro-surgery of the tympanum, endonasal micro endoscopic surgery including surgery of the different lacrimal ducts, the diagnostic and operative therapy of sleep-related respiratory disorders, phono-surgery and plastic-aesthetic surgery.
Department of Gastroenterology, Hematology, Onkology, Cardiology, Pulmology, Sport Medicine
The main treatment areas of the Department of Internal Medicine I, headed by Prof. Dr. med. Thomas Budde, are invasive and non-invasive cardiac diagnostics and therapy of all cardiac diseases. According to the Focus magazine rating of 2017, the Department of Internal Medicine I at the Alfried Krupp Hospital in Essen ranks among the top German departments specializing in the treatment of cardiovascular diseases!
Department of Endocrinology, Rheumatology, Nephrology
Along with treatment of renal, hypertensive and bone diseases, the Department of Internal Medicine II 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.
Department of Neurology
The focal areas of the Department of Neurology with the Department of Clinical Neurophysiology at the Alfried Krupp Hospital in Essen are the treatment and therapy of acute strokes, the care of patients with neuroimmunology diseases (especially with multiple sclerosis), the diagnosis and treatment of peripheral-neurological diseases (especially inflammatory polyneuropathies such as GBS and CIDP) as well as of the neuro-autonomic function diagnostics.
Department of Neurosurgery
The Department of Neurosurgery at the Alfried Krupp Hospital in Essen focuses on the following tasks and areas: microsurgery, vascular brain surgery, brain tumors, skull base surgery, spinal column surgery, traumatic brain injury, peripheral nerves, pain therapy, radiosurgery.
Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology
Among the focal areas of the Department of Orthopaedics and Accident Surgery are the surgical treatment of spinal damage and spinal injuries, the joint-preserving surgeries, joint replacement surgeries and sport traumatology accident and reconstructive surgery. In many cases minimally invasive, endoscopic and arthroscopic surgeries are performed instead of surgeries that used to subject patients to great tremendous stress.
Department of Radiology and Neuroradiology
The department of Radiology and Neuroradiology is a central department in the Alfried Krupp Hospital. It has a large quantity of modern equipment to ensure fast and safer diagnostics and therapy of all different kinds of clinical pictures. The department, which covers radiology and neuroradiology, comprises of the entire range of conventional treatment .X-ray diagnostics including mammography and the modern sectional imaging techniques of computer-assisted tomography (CAT) and magnetic resonance tomography.
Department of Radiooncology and Radiation Therapy
The Department of Radiotherapy and Radio-oncology at the Alfried Krupp Hospital in Essen offers treatment options for patients with malignant and benign tumors as well as specific degenerative diseases. The first step is extensive counselling regarding various radiotherapy options, their advantages and risks. Modern techniques of radiotherapy (such as IMRT, Stereotaxie) are considered.
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