University Hospital Essen

location_on Essen, Germany
9.6/10 from 23 Votes

Department of Pediatrics II (Nephrology, Gastroenterology, Endocrinology) (289981)

Peter Friedrich Hoyer

Prof. Dr. med.

Peter Friedrich Hoyer

Specialized in: pediatrics, nephrology, gastroenterology, endocrinology

The Department of Pediatrics II at the Essen University Hospital specializes in the treatment of diseases of kidneys, urinary tract, liver and gastrointestinal tract, as well as hormonal disorders in childhood and adolescence on both inpatient and outpatient basis. The Department is headed by Prof. Dr. med. Peter Friedrich Hoyer. 

The specialization of the Department of Pediatrics at the Essen University Hospital covers the following focuses: 

Pediatric Nephrology

The Section of Pediatric Nephrology at the Essen University Hospital is one of the largest Pediatric Centers of Nephrology in Germany. There are treated patients with congenital, genetically conditioned and acquired diseases of kidneys and urinary tract of all types, including bladder. 

The range of services in the field of pediatric nephrology includes i.a.: 

•    Congenital kidney diseases
•    Ciliopathy
•    Other renal syndromes
•    Kidney diseases affecting glomeruli 
•    Systemic kidney diseases 
•    Kidney diseases affecting tubular apparatus
•    Urinary tract
•    Hypertension
•    Acute kidney failure
•    Chronic kidney failure 
•    Other methods (plasmapheresis, immune adsorption) 

Pediatric Gastroenterology

The Essen University Hospital treats children and adults with diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, pancreas, as well as nutritional disorders. Both inpatient and outpatient treatment is focused on chronic inflammatory bowel diseases (Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis). Other examples of the diseases that can be treated in the Department under the direction of Prof. Dr. med. Peter Friedrich Hoyer include developmental disorders of unknown origin, malabsorption syndromes, celiac disease, congenital diseases or pathologies of the digestive tract, abdominal pain of unknown origin, gastroesophageal reflux disease and (chronic) pancreatitis. 

Pediatric Endocrinology 

The Section of Pediatric and Adolescent Endocrinology and Diabetology at the Essen University Hospital carries out diagnosis and treatment of all the congenital and acquired hormonal disorders (including thyroid diseases, sex hormone balance disorders, diseases of the adrenal glands, including andrenogenital syndrome, diabetes, Prader-Willi syndrome. 

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