Hannover Medical School, MHH

Hannover, Germany

Diagnosis of mediastinal tumor (program ID: 245085)

Axel Haverich

Prof. Dr. med.

Axel Haverich

Department of Thoracic, Transplant, Vascular and Cardiosurgery

Specialized in: cardiosurgery, thoracic surgery, vascular surgery

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Department of Thoracic, Transplant, Vascular and Cardiosurgery is one of the excellent clinics of the Medical University of Hannover. Thanks to the joint work of many medical disciplines, the interdisciplinary treatment concepts offered in the clinic in every field of cardiac, thoracic, transplant and vascular surgery made possible. The clinic develops optimal and individual concept of therapy at weekly meetings of patients. The main activities of the clinic for cardiac, thoracic, transplant and vascular surgery is coronary surgery, valve surgery, aortic, vascular surgery, using a pacemaker or defibrillator, thoracic surgery, heart support systems, organ transplantation, department of transplantation and artificial heart, surgery of congenital heart diseases, intensive care, extracorporeal membrane oxygenation and cardiotechnology.

The clinic is one of the leading clinics in the world in terms of surgical treatment of diseases of the thoracic and peritoneal aorta. The clinic is working continuously at further improvement of the known methods, in particular, on reduction of risks inherent in neurological surgery. Thus, a team of experts has reached an extremely low level of complications of aortic surgery. At the same time, the thoracic aortic intraluminal stents for dissections and aneurysms and used increasingly. An important milestone in the treatment of aortic dissection is a common development of the so-called technology of "elephant's trunk" in the clinic, which is now used worldwide.
The combination of surgical and interventional (catheter) measures, such as, for example, hybrid prosthesis developed in the clinic, opens up the sparing but still effective and long-lasting treatment opportunities.
With regard to the clinic of cardiac, thoracic, transplant and vascular surgery, it is recommended in the list of the top hospitals according to FOCUS.

Program includes:

  • Initial presentation in the clinic
  • clinical history taking
  • review of medical records
  • physical examination
  • laboratory tests:
    • complete blood count
    • biochemical analysis of blood
    • inflammation indicators (CRP, ESR)
    • indicators blood coagulation
    • TSH-basal
    • blood gas analysis
  • chest x-ray examination
  • measurement of arterial blood pressure
  • electrocardiogram (ECG)
  • echocardiography (ECHO)
  • high-resolution computed tomography (HR-CT)
  • pulmonary function test
  • preoperative care
  • mediastinoscopy with biopsy and histology
  • histologically and immunohistochemically
    examination of the remote tissues
  • symptomatic treatment
  • control examinations
  • the cost of essential medicines and materials
  • nursing services
  • full hospital accommodation in 2 bedded room 
  • explanation of future recommendations
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Duration of program:

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About hospital

Whether it is research, patient care or teaching, the concept of targeted promotion of basic aspects of activities has secured the first place of the Medical University of Hanover among the leading university hospitals in Germany in recent years.
Medical University of Hanover is a brilliant of healthcare. More than 57,000 stationary and more than 385,000 outpatients are treated in MUH. Meanwhile, it should be noted that medical research is closely related to the modern methods of diagnostics and treatment at the highest level. MUG is a clinic offering the maximum care and treatment, one of the German hospitals serving, in particular, a large number of seriously ill people. It is on the 24th position in the top list of hospitals in 2015 according to FOCUS.


Accommodation in hospital

Patients rooms

The kid rooms have everything needed for a comfortable stay. The kid bathroom includes both a toilet and a shower. All rooms offer functional beds with orthopaedic mattresses ensuring unsurpassed support for overall body during sleep. There are bedside stands with pull-out tables, lockers and safe boxes in each room. It is also possible to access the Internet from a PC, smartphone or tablet so that kids always keep in touch with their parents and other family members. There is also a TV in each room.
You can opt for a single or a double room. An accompanying person may stay with the kid in the room. A double room is shared with another patient.
The enhanced comfort rooms are equipped with a safety box, a fridge and upholstered furniture.

Meals and Menus

The patient and the accompanying person are offered a daily choice of three menus. If you are on a specific diet for any reason, you will be offered an individual menu. Please inform the medical staff about your dietary preferences prior to the treatment.

Further details

Standard rooms include:






Christian priests are available for the patients at any time. Representatives of other religions may be requested at any time.

Accompanying person

Your companion may stay with you in your room or at a hotel of your choice during the fixed program.


You may stay at the hotel during the outpatient program. Our employees will support you for selecting the best option.