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HELIOS University Hospital Wuppertal

location_on Wuppertal, Germany
9.8/10 from 42 Votes

Department of Adult and Pediatric Radiology (389418)

Patrick Haage

Prof. Dr. med.

Patrick Haage

Specialized in: adult and pediatric radiology

The Department of Adult and Pediatric Radiology at the HELIOS University Hospital Wuppertal 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. The department is headed by Prof. Dr. med. Patrick Haage.

The spectrum of medical services of the department includes:

  • X-ray examinations
    • All examinations of the skeleton
    • Functional examinations of the entire gastrointestinal tract
    • Imaging of veins in the legs in thrombosis and varicose veins
    • Imaging of the salivary glands (sialography)
    • Imaging of the spinal cord (myelography)
    • Imaging of the lacrimal passages
    • Other X-ray examinations
  • Ultrasound examinations (sonography)
    • Imaging of the internal organs and soft tissues
    • Duplex scanning of the arteries and veins
    • Aneurysm treatment
    • Detection of false aneurysms
    • Ultrasound-guided pleural puncture
    • Other examinations
  • CT scan
    • Modern multi-slice computed tomography with the use of all the latest methods for reducing radiation exposure
    • Special diagnostic programs for examining stroke patients
    • Virtual colonoscopy
    • Cardiac CT for imaging coronary arteries
    • CT scan of vessels of all body regions (CT angiography)
    • CT-guided biopsy for subsequent histological examination
    • Puncture and drainage of pathological fluid accumulations in the body (abscesses)
    • CT-guided pain therapy (for example, facet joint block, periradicular therapy for back pain)
    • CT-guided percutaneous treatment of metastases (for example, radiofrequency ablation of liver metastases)
    • And other procedures
  • PET-CT (diagnosis of oncological, neurological and cardiological diseases)
    • MRI scan
    • Imaging of vessels of all body regions, including without contrast agent
    • Early detection of stroke
    • Diagnosis of herniated intervertebral discs
    • Diagnosis of joint lesions
    • Imaging of bile ducts, pancreas, intestines and urinary tract (MRCP, MR-Sellink, MR urography)
    • MRI scans for infants and children
    • And other procedures
  • Cardiac CT
    • In case of a low probability of coronary heart disease
    • Detection of causes of atypical pain in the chest
    • Diagnosis of shunted vessels or congenital anomalies of the coronary arteries
    • Detection of coronary vessel calcification
    • Angiography of thoracic vessels
    • And other examinations
  • Interventional radiology
    • Treatment of diseases of the arteries and vessels of all body regions
    • Minimally invasive treatment of arterial occlusive diseases (lysis, PTCA, stenting and removal of fresh blood clots)
    • Treatment of impaired functioning of hemodialysis shunts
    • Treatment of bleedings, vascular malformations and tumors
    • Vein stenting in venous congestion due to a tumor or radiation effects
    • Implantation of filters into the inferior vena cava in the risk of pulmonary embolism
    • And other procedures
  • Pediatric radiology
    • Classical radiography/fluoroscopy with due consideration of the child’s body characteristics 
    • CT (128-slice CT scanning), which provides minimal irradiation and high image quality
    • Magnetic resonance imaging (1.5 Tesla)
    • Lung ventilators and monitoring systems for infants and young children
    • Sonography (including elastography, duplex and Doppler scanning, ultrasound-guided interventions, contrast-enhanced ultrasound for the detection of vesicoureteral reflux)
    • Angiography
    • And other procedures

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