HELIOS University Hospital Wuppertal
HELIOS University Hospital Wuppertal - Departments
Department of Neurology
The Department of Neurology offers the full range of services in this medical focus. Of particular interest is the treatment of stroke, which is provided in a modern Stroke Unit (16 beds) certified by the German Stroke Society. In addition, the department specializes in the treatment of multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, epilepsy, sleep disorders, spinal cord diseases and other pathologies.
Department of Nuclear Medicine
The Department of Nuclear Medicine offers the full range in this medical focus. The main activities of the department include PET-CT diagnostics of oncological diseases, neurological and cardiological diseases, scintigraphy of bones, thyroid gland, kidneys, myocardium, radioimmunotherapy, pain therapy and radioiodine therapy.
Department of Radiation Therapy and Radiation Oncology
The Department of Radiation Therapy and Radiation Oncology offers the full range of services in these medical focuses. The department specializes in the treatment of benign and malignant diseases, as well as joint inflammatory diseases. The department is equipped with the most advanced high-precision equipment: two linear accelerators, a computer tomograph (Big Bore) for radiation planning, an X-ray therapy device for intraoperative radiotherapy in breast cancer and other devices.
Department of Dermatology
The Department of Dermatology offers the full spectrum of services in this medical focus. The department specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of skin diseases. Here are offered innovative treatment methods for all types of skin cancer and elimination of defects after surgical interventions with the help of aesthetic corrective procedures.
Department of Adult and Pediatric Radiology
The Department of Adult and Pediatric Radiology offers the full range of services in these medical focuses. The department is equipped with the state-of-the-art medical equipment, which makes it possible to conduct accurate diagnostic examinations and minimally invasive treatment of various diseases in adults and children.
Department of Neuroradiology
The Department of Neuroradiology offers the full range of services in this medical focus. The department specializes in diagnostic imaging examinations of the nervous system and minimally invasive treatment of vascular diseases and brain, spinal cord tumors, including diseases of the meninges.
Department of Cardiology
The Department of Cardiology offers the whole range of modern cardiology, ranging from corrective diagnostics and restoration of coronary vessel patency up to the implantation of artificial heart valves. For the treatment of cardiological problems, here are available advanced, proven catheterization methods (for example, TAVI, Mitra-Clip and others).
Department of Nephrology and Rheumatology
The Department of Nephrology and Rheumatology is part of the Clinic of Internal Medicine I (Hematology/Oncology, Palliative Care, Nephrology and Rheumatology) and covers the whole spectrum of modern outpatient and inpatient nephrology. It treats all forms of arterial hypertension, kidney diseases and rheumatic diseases. The department treats more than 1,400 inpatients every year.
Department of Hematology, Oncology and Internal Medicine
The Department of Hematology, Oncology and Internal Medicine offers the full range of diagnosis and treatment of diseases of blood, bone marrow, lymph nodes, such as anemia, leukemia, lymphoma, thrombocytopathy, as well as blood clotting disorders. One of the main focuses of the clinical activities of the Chief Physician of the department, Dr. med. Aruna Raghavachar, is the treatment of acute leukemias and malignant lymphomas.
Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Diabetology and Endocrinology
The Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Diabetology and Endocrinology offers individual and complex diagnostics and treatment of all diseases of the digestive system, including those of the pancreas and liver. Pancreatic and bowel cancers are treated within the specialized centers (the Bowel Cancer Center, the Pancreatic Cancer Center) certified by the German Cancer Society (DKG).
Department of Pulmonology, Allergology, Sleep and Respiratory Medicine
The Department of Pulmonology, Allergology, Sleep and Respiratory Medicine offers the full range of diagnosis and treatment of lung diseases. Lung cancers are treated within the framework of the certified Lung Cancer Center, in which the specialists in pulmonology, surgery, oncology and radiation therapy cooperate. According to the FOCUS magazine rating, in the field of treatment of lung diseases, the department ranks among the top clinics in Germany in 2018.
Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, Pediatric Cardiology, Pneumology and Traumatology
The Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine offers an optimal treatment for infants, children and adolescents. In addition to the entire spectrum of general pediatrics, the department also includes the diagnosis and treatment of heart and lung diseases in children, pediatric orthopedics and traumatology, neuropediatrics, etc. Furthermore, the department is also the Level I Perinatal Center.
Department of Neuropediatrics
The Department of Neuropediatrics deals with the diagnosis and treatment of children and adolescents already having or being suspected of having a neurological disorder. In addition to various forms of epilepsy, here are also treated motor disorders, inflammatory diseases of the central and peripheral nervous systems, headaches, multiple sclerosis, congenital pathologies of the nervous system, metabolic disorders and other diseases.
Department of General and Abdominal Surgery
The Department of General and Abdominal Surgery offers treatment of all benign and malignant diseases of the abdominal cavity. These include diseases of the stomach, liver, gallbladder and pancreas, as well as those of the colon and rectum. Preference is given to sparing minimally invasive surgical techniques. The treatment of certain diseases is provided within the relevant interdisciplinary specialized centers (bowel, pancreatic, liver cancers, pelvic floor diseases and hernias).
Department of Thoracic Surgery
The Department of Thoracic Surgery offers surgical treatment of inflammations, injuries, malformations and thoracic diseases. A special focus is placed on oncological diseases, i.e. lung, tracheal, thoracic or pleural cancers and their complications. In the treatment of these and other diseases, the department closely cooperates with the Department of Pulmonology within the specialized Lung Center.
Department of Endocrine Surgery
The Department of Endocrine Surgery offers the full spectrum of surgical treatment of the thyroid, parathyroid and pancreatic glands. Here are annually performed more than 800 surgeries on the thyroid and parathyroid glands. The department is one of the first certified Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery Centers in North Rhine-Westphalia and meets all the requirements of the German Society of General and Abdominal Surgery.
Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology
The Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology offers the full range of treatment of injuries and diseases of the musculoskeletal system, including medical care for patients in life-threatening situations after accidents and sports injuries. The department specializes in shoulder surgery, treatment of arthrosis, joint inflammations, sports injuries, etc.
Department of Vascular Surgery
The Department of Vascular Surgery offers various treatment options for all vascular diseases. The department specializes in the surgical treatment of vascular stenosis, carotid aneurysms, complications of diabetes mellitus and other diseases. The department is the recognized Vascular Center certified by the German Society for Vascular Surgery.
Department of Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery, Hand and Burn Surgery
The Department of Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery, Hand and Burn Surgery offers the full spectrum of services ranging from aesthetic interventions up to complex reconstructive surgery in cancer and other diseases. The department specializes in hand surgery, aesthetic surgery, breast reconstruction, burn surgery, etc.
Department of Cardiac Surgery
The Department of Cardiac Surgery treats all heart diseases in adults. In addition, the department specializes in mitral valve reconstruction with the help of minimally invasive techniques, as well as in the surgical treatment of thoracic aortic aneurysm. The department is the university center for the treatment of cardiovascular diseases.
Department of Urology
The Department of Urology offers treatment of all diseases of the kidneys, ureters, bladder and genital organs. A separate focus is placed on the treatment of urinary incontinence in women and kidney stones. Prostate diseases are treated within the interdisciplinary specialized Prostate Center. Providing treatment to more than 3,600 inpatients every year, the Department of Urology ranks among the largest urological clinics in Germany.
Department of Pediatric Urology
The Department of Pediatric Urology deals with the treatment of all urological diseases in children. The diagnostic procedures and individual therapy are planned in cooperation with pediatricians, radiologists and specialists in nuclear medicine within the framework of an interdisciplinary consultation. The department specializes in the treatment of penile and urethral diseases, developmental testicular disorders, kidney and urinary tract diseases, as well as urinary incontinence (bedwetting), etc.
Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics
The department offers the whole spectrum of modern gynecology and obstetrics. The department specializes in the treatment of oncological diseases of the female genital organs and breast. Within the framework of individual treatment programs, the very latest therapeutic methods and surgical techniques are used. The specialists of the department make every effort to maintain or restore both form and function of the female organs, if possible.
Department of Adult and Pediatric Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
The Department of Adult and Pediatric Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery offers the full range of services in these medical fields. An experienced medical team conducts a high-precision diagnostics and provides a competent treatment of diseases of the nose and paranasal sinuses, ears, neck and larynx. One of the priorities of the department is the treatment of oncological diseases of the ENT organs.
Department of Ophthalmology
The Department of Ophthalmology offers diagnostics and treatment of all eye diseases, including cataract, glaucoma, vitreous, retinal diseases, etc. The department has at its arsenal the state-of-the-art medical equipment, which makes it possible to provide the best quality of treatment.
Department of Interventional Radiology
The Department of Interventional Radiology offers diagnostics and treatment of a wide range of diseases with the help of imaging-guided minimally invasive methods. The department specializes in interventional oncology, treatment of peripheral arterial occlusive disease, diseases of the digestive system, central nervous system, respiratory system, etc. The department has state-of-the-art equipment, including radiography, ultrasound, MRI and CT systems.
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