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Treatment of bladder cancer with partial or total resection and neourethra formation (program ID: 596170)

Helios Hospital Berlin-Buch

location_on Berlin, Germany
9.7/10 from 23 Votes
Specialized hospital
Mark Schrader

Head Physician
Prof. Dr. med.

Mark Schrader

Specialized in: urology

Department of Urology

Program includes:

  • Initial presentation in the clinic
  • clinical history taking
  • review of medical records
  • physical examination
  • urological examination
  • laboratory tests:
    • complete blood count
    • general urine analysis
    • biochemical analysis of blood
    • inflammation indicators (CRP, ESR)
    • indicators blood coagulation
    • tumor marker, PSA
  • ultrasound of the urogenital system
  • CT/MRI of the abdomen and pelvis
  • preoperative care
  • operational removal of bladder segment with subsequent
    formation of the ureter (neourethra)
  • histologically and immunohistochemically
    examination of the remote tissues
  • symptomatic treatment
  • control examinations
  • the cost of essential medicines and materials
  • nursing services
  • full hospital accommodation
  • explanation of future recommendations

 

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  • Medical records
  • MRI/CT scan (not older than 3 months)
  • Biopsy results (if available)
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About the department

The Department of Urology at the Helios Hospital Berlin-Buch offers the full range of diagnostics and treatment in this ​​medical field. The department's doctors have excellent qualifications in the treatment of diseases of the kidneys, urinary tract and reproductive organs in men. Of particular interest is the treatment of malignant urological neoplasms, which include prostate cancer, testicular cancer, kidney and bladder cancer. The department has in its arsenal many effective conservative and surgical treatment techniques, which can fully restore men's health. The department is headed by Prof. Dr. med. Mark Schrader.

The department regularly demonstrates excellent results in the treatment of prostate cancer, testicular cancer, penile cancer, kidney cancer and bladder cancer. To fight against these pathologies, the doctors use the very latest endourological and minimally invasive procedures. Such interventions are sparing and guarantee a speedy recovery of the patient, minimal pain and a low risk of postoperative complications. The surgical treatment is often combined with drug therapy. In addition to the primary treatment of urological tumors, the department's doctors carry out chemotherapy and cytokine therapy for the advanced stages of cancer or relapses. The patients with prostate cancer metastasis spread to the bones can undergo palliative radionuclide therapy (in collaboration with the Department of Nuclear Medicine). If necessary, testicular tumor removal can be followed by testicular prosthetic surgery. It is worth noting that the department is recognized as the National Center for the Second Opinion in Testicular Tumors.

The therapeutic offer also includes the treatment of benign diseases of the male genitourinary system. The doctors have special competence in the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia, kidney stone disease and urethral stricture. If possible, the specialists are trying to solve the problem using innovative drugs. If drug therapy does not give the desired result, sparing endourological and minimally invasive procedures can be performed.

The scope of tasks of the department's urologists also includes the treatment of andrological problems in men. These include erectile dysfunction, penile curvature, varicocele, prostatitis, etc. In addition, the department holds special consultations for older men.

The department's range of medical services includes: 

  • Diagnostics and treatment of malignant diseases of the male genitourinary system
    • Prostate cancer
    • Testicular cancer
    • Penile cancer
    • Kidney cancer
    • Bladder cancer
      • Endourological procedures
      • Minimally invasive interventions
      • Drug treatment
  • Diagnostics and treatment of benign diseases of the male genitourinary system
    • Benign prostatic hyperplasia
      • Drug therapy (alpha-adrenoblockers, 5-alpha-reductase inhibitors, herbal drugs)
      • Surgical treatment (transurethral resection of the prostate, holmium laser enucleation of the prostate (HoLEP), open enucleation)
    • Urethral stricture
      • Minimally invasive interventions
      • Open interventions
    • Kidney stone disease
      • Lithotripsy
      • Endourological procedures (ureterorenoscopy, percutaneous litholapaxy)
  • Diagnostics and treatment of andrological pathologies
    • Erectile dysfunction
      • Drug therapy
      • Surgical techniques
    • Penile curvature
      • Surgical correction
      • Shockwave therapy
    • Infertility in men
    • Varicocele
      • Sclerotherapy
      • Microsurgical ligation
    • Prostatitis
      • Drug therapy
    • Age-related problems with the genitourinary system in men
  • Other medical services

Curriculum vitae

Education

  • 1987 - 1993 Study of Medicine at the University of Mainz.
  • 1992 Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Department of Cardiac Surgery.
  • 1993 Boston University, Department of Urology and Department of General Surgery.
  • 1994 Doctoral thesis defense, Faculty of Medicine, University of Mainz.
  • 2003 Habilitation and Venia legendi in Urology, Faculty of Medicine, Charite University Hospital Berlin.
  • 2008 Extraordinary Professor of Urology, Charite University Hospital Berlin.
  • 2010 W3 Professor of Urology, University Hospital Ulm.

Professional Career

  • 2001 Board сertification in Urology, Berlin Medical Association.
  • 2003 - 2004 Senior Physician, Department of Urology, Charite University Hospital Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin.
  • 2004 - 2007 Senior Physician, Department of Urology, Charite University Hospital Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin.
  • 2007 Deputy Head of the Department of Urology, Charite University Hospital Berlin.
  • 03.2010 W3 Professor of Urology, University Hospital Ulm.
  • Since 11.2014 Chief Physician of the Department of Urology at the Helios Hospital Berlin-Buch.

Teaching Career

  • 2004 - 2007 Lecturer in the Department of Urology, Charite University Hospital Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin.
  • 2007 - 2009 Lecturer in the Department of Urology, Charite University Hospital Berlin, Campus Charité Mitte (in collaboration with Prof. Lein).

Additional Qualifications

  • Additional qualifications in Cancer Drug Therapy, Berlin Medical Association (admission to carry out postgraduate training for 12 months, Academic Hospital Reutlingen, Baden-Württemberg).
  • Additional qualification in Andrology, Berlin Medical Association (admission to carry out postgraduate training for 18 months, Academic Hospital Reutlingen, Baden-Württemberg).
  • Admission to carry out postgraduate training in Urology for 5 years.
  • Additional qualification in Special Urologic Surgery, Berlin Medical Association.
  • GCP qualification for drug testing.
  • Instructor at the German Society of Ultrasound in Medicine (Urology).
  • Theoretical bases of the specialty in Radiation Protection (scope of application – emergency diagnostics, surgery and radiography of the urinary tract).
  • European Andrology Certificate.

Photo of the doctor: (c) Helios Klinikum Berlin-Buch


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