Hannover Medical School, MHH

Hannover, Germany

Department of Traumatology

Christian Krettek

Prof. Dr. med.

Christian Krettek

Specialized in: traumatology

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Traumatology Clinic at the Medical University offers a range of activities for treatment of patients who have suffered from accidents, from bruises to complex multiple injuries and corrective surgeries. The clinic combines the highly specialized treatment fields under one roof, in view all patient’s injuries. These centers introduced the latest technologies, which have emerged, inter alia, from our own research. This ensures that, in addition to the optimal state of the art treatment, we get additional data which can help future patients.

Medical services: hand and foot surgery / rheumatic orthopedics, knee, hip and sports traumatology (joint replacement), treatment of spinal, shoulder and elbow injuries, bone and soft tissue tumors, bone expansion/adjustment of deformities and assistance for severe injuries.
Treatment of bone and soft tissue tumors has a long tradition in the hospital. The clinic annually performs about 200 surgeries for patients with tumors of bone or soft tissue. Every year, approx. 600 cases of traumatic disorders are considered and discussed on an interdisciplinary level within the clinic.

The traumatology clinic provides treatment for about 3,000 patients a year. Of these 3,000 patients, about 800 patients need intensive medical care. Intensive Care Unit consists of eight beds, which are divided into two double and four single beds. Individual and 24-hour care for patients is provided by a qualified and experienced team of doctors and nurses.

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