Diagnosis and conservative treatment for liver cirrhosis (program ID: 392396)

HELIOS University Hospital Wuppertal

location_on Wuppertal, Germany
9.8/10 from 42 Votes
Specialized hospital
Christian Prinz

Head Physician
Prof. Dr. med.

Christian Prinz

Specialized in: gastroenterology, hepatology, diabetology, endocrinology

Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Diabetology and Endocrinology

Program includes:

  • Initial presentation in the clinic
  • clinical history taking
  • review of medical records
  • physical examination
  • laboratory tests:
    • complete blood count
    • biochemical analysis of blood
    • (ALT, AST, GGT, AP, Bilirubin)
    • enzymes and proteins
    • hepatitis serology
    • tumor markers (AFP)
    • inflammation indicators (CRP, ESR)
    • indicators blood coagulation
  • abdominal ultrasound
  • fibroscan (transient elastography)
  • doppler blood vessels of the liver
  • gastroscopy with endoscopic variceal banding
    or sclerotherapy (if indicated)
  • removing fluid with a needle in aszitis (paracentesis)
  • detox therapy
  • consultation of related specialists
  • symptomatic specific treatment
  • the cost of essential medicines and materials
  • nursing services
  • control examinations
  • full hospital accommodation
  • developing of further guidance


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About the department

The Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Diabetology and Endocrinology at the HELIOS University Hospital Wuppertal 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). The Chief Physician of the department is Prof. Dr. med. Christian Prinz.

The main tasks of the department include diagnosis and treatment of diabetes, metabolic disorders, bowel cancer, digestive system diseases, hormone producing organs (endocrinology), liver and biliary tract diseases, etc. All advanced treatment methods are available for the treatment of diseases. In particular, in the treatment of bowel cancer, depending on its location, the treatment program can include both chemo-, radiation therapy and surgical treatment. Priority is given to organ-preserving operations, the formation of enterostomy may be required in rare cases.

The range of the department’s services includes the following options:

  • Diagnosis and treatment of digestive diseases (gastroenterology)
  • Diagnosis and treatment of rectal diseases
  • Diagnosis and treatment of peritoneal diseases
  • Diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the liver, gallbladder and pancreas
  • Diagnosis and treatment of cancers
  • Diagnosis and treatment of infectious and parasitic diseases
  • Diagnosis and treatment of geriatric diseases
  • Treatment of blood poisoning/sepsis
  • Diagnosis and treatment of other diseases


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