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HELIOS Clinic Krefeld

location_on Krefeld, Germany
9.7/10 from 38 Votes

Department of Pediatric Surgery (384357)

Karin Lawrenz

Dr. med.

Karin Lawrenz

Specialized in: pediatric surgery

About the department

The Department of Pediatric Surgery at the HELIOS Clinic Krefeld offers the full range of services in this medical field. The department is headed by Dr. med. Karin Lawrenz. 

The main activities cover the surgery of premature babies, newborns and infants, surgical treatment of injuries, malformations, abdominal surgery in children and adolescents. The medical team of the department easily finds a common language with young patients, providing not only excellent medical services, but also support, friendly atmosphere.

The department’s spectrum of medical services covers diagnostics and surgical treatment of the following pathological conditions in children and adolescents:

  • Injuries
    • All types of burns
    • Skin and soft tissue lesions
    • Fractures (also open, accompanied by soft tissue damage)
    • Thoracic and abdominal injuries
    • Brain concussion
    • Other injuries
  • Surgery in preterm neonates, newborns and infants
    • Inguinal hernia
    • Congenital gastric outlet stenosis (hypertrophic pyloric stenosis)
    • Intestinal diseases (for example, necrotizing enterocolitis)
    • Volvulus
    • Intestinal perforation
    • Intussusception
    • Other diseases
  • Abdominal diseases 
    • Umbilical hernia
    • Epigastric hernia
    • Gastroesophageal reflux
    • Appendicitis
    • Meckel's diverticulum
    • Intussusception
    • Bowel obstruction
    • Acute abdomen
    • Liver biopsy (open, laparoscopic or ultrasound-guided)
    • Abdominal tumors
    • Other diseases
  • Developmental defects in children and adolescents
    • Congenital abdominal wall defects (for example, gastroschisis, omphalocele)
    • Malformations of the digestive tract (for example, esophageal atresia)
    • Congenital bowel obstruction (intestinal atresia)
    • Anorectal malformations (for example, anal atresia, fistulae, cloaca)
    • Intestinal malrotation
    • Rectal malformations (for example, Hirschsprung's disease)
    • Extra fingers and toes (polydactyly)
    • Trigger fingers
    • Other diseases

Photo of the doctor: (c) Helios Klinikum Krefeld 

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