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Alfried Krupp Hospital in Essen-Ruettenscheid

Essen, Germany


Diagnosis and conservative treatment of rheumatoid arthritis (program ID: 182079)


Wolfgang Grotz

Head Physician
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
    • inflammation indicators (CRP, ESR)
    • indicators blood coagulation
    • anti-nuclear antibody
    • cyclic citrullinated peptide (CCP)
    • rheumatoid factor (RF)
    • anti-cyclic citrullinated peptide (anti-CCP)
  • MRI/x-ray scan
  • 3-D Doppler joints
  • nursing services
  • differential diagnosis of other diseases of the joints
  • consultation of related specialists
  • treatment via chief physician and all leading experts
  • explanation of individual treatment plan
    (medicines is not included)
Type of program :
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The program includes:

  • Translation of medical documents up to 4 pages
  • Interpreter up to 3 hours
  • Translation of medical documents up to 8 pages
  • Interpreter up to 5 hours
  • Translation of medical documents up to 10 pages
  • Interpreter up to 8 hours
  • Insurance of unforeseen expenses in case of complications in course of treatment and within 48 months after treatment (сoverage amount is 200,000.00 €)
  • Free consultations with the attending physician for the period of 3 months after treatment completion
  • Translation of medical documents up to 10 pages
  • Interpreter up to 10 hours
  • Insurance of unforeseen expenses in case of complications in course of treatment and within 48 months after treatment (сoverage amount is 200,000.00 €)
  • Free consultations with the attending physician for the period of 3 months after treatment completion
  • Translation of medical documents up to 10 pages
  • Interpreter up to 15 hours
  • Transfer from the airport to the clinic and back to the airport
  • Insurance of unforeseen expenses in case of complications in course of treatment and within 48 months after treatment (сoverage amount is 200,000.00 €)
  • Free consultations with the attending physician for the period of 3 months after treatment completion
  • Translation of medical documents up to 10 pages
  • Interpreter up to 25 hours
  • Transfer from the airport to the clinic and back to the airport
  • Insurance of unforeseen expenses in case of complications in course of treatment and within 48 months after treatment (сoverage amount is 200,000.00 €)
  • Free consultations with the attending physician for the period of 3 months after treatment completion
Total costs:

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