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Hirslanden Hospital Aarau

Aarau, Switzerland


Excision of thymus cancer (program ID: 159291)


Robert Bettschart

Head Physician
Dr. med.

Robert Bettschart

Department of Pneumology and Thoracic Surgery

Specialized in: internal medicine, pulmonology
Curriculum vitae keyboard_arrow_down

1999 – 2000   Oberarzt, Klinik Barmelweid, Abteilung für Pneumologie

1998 – 1999   Assistenzarzt Pneumologie, Abteilung für Pneumologie, Departement für Innere Medizin, Universitätsklinik Basel

1997 – 1998   Assistenzarzt bzw. stellvertretender Oberarzt, Klinik Barmelweid, Abteilung für Pneumologie

1997   Respiratory Division, Hammersmith Hospital, London UK

1995 – 1996   Assistenzarzt Innere Medizin, Universitätsspital Zürich, Departement Innere Medizin

1993 – 1995   Assistenzarzt Innere Medizin, Stadtspital Waid, Zürich

1992 – 1993   Assistenzarzt Nephrologie, Stadtspital Waid, Zürich

1991 – 1992   Assistenzarzt Chirurgie, Spital Richterswil

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Our aim is to provide you with competent, top-quality care and advice for health problems affecting the lungs. The centre calls on different specialists who ensure comprehensive and optimum care in the event of lung diseases.

Furthermore, interdisciplinary cooperation with the other centres of competence of the Hirslanden Klinik Aarau (internal medicine, gastroenterology, radiology, neurology, anaesthesia, etc.) ensures extensive and integral care. Regular interdisciplinary discussions guarantee an optimum treatment procedure tailored to your needs.

Optimum care of our patients relies on the following elements:

  • Experienced specialists
  • Interdisciplinary cooperation
  • Competent and sensitive care
  • State-of-the-art technical infrastructure
  • Private clinic atmosphere
  • 24-hour emergency service

Out-patient consultations are open to all patients with no additional insurance required.

 

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
    • inflammation indicators (CRP, ESR)
    • indicators blood coagulation
    • TSH-basal
    • blood gas analysis
  • chest x-ray examination
  • bronchography
  • measurement of arterial blood pressure
  • electrocardiogram (ECG)
  • echocardiography (ECHO)
  • high-resolution computed tomography (HR-CT)
  • pulmonary function test
  • preoperative care
  • mediastinoscopy with tumor excsion 
  • histologically and immunohistochemically
    examination of the remote tissues
  • symptomatic treatment
  • control examinations
  • the cost of essential medicines and materials
  • nursing services
  • full hospital accommodation in 2 bedded room 
  • explanation of future recommendations
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The program includes:

  • Translation of medical documents up to 4 pages
  • Interpreter up to 3 hours
  • Translation of medical documents up to 8 pages
  • Interpreter up to 5 hours
  • Translation of medical documents up to 10 pages
  • Interpreter up to 8 hours
  • Insurance of unforeseen expenses in case of complications in course of treatment and within 48 months after treatment (сoverage amount is 200,000.00 €)
  • Free consultations with the attending physician for the period of 3 months after treatment completion
  • Translation of medical documents up to 10 pages
  • Interpreter up to 10 hours
  • Insurance of unforeseen expenses in case of complications in course of treatment and within 48 months after treatment (сoverage amount is 200,000.00 €)
  • Free consultations with the attending physician for the period of 3 months after treatment completion
  • Translation of medical documents up to 10 pages
  • Interpreter up to 15 hours
  • Transfer from the airport to the clinic and back to the airport
  • Insurance of unforeseen expenses in case of complications in course of treatment and within 48 months after treatment (сoverage amount is 200,000.00 €)
  • Free consultations with the attending physician for the period of 3 months after treatment completion
  • Translation of medical documents up to 10 pages
  • Interpreter up to 25 hours
  • Transfer from the airport to the clinic and back to the airport
  • Insurance of unforeseen expenses in case of complications in course of treatment and within 48 months after treatment (сoverage amount is 200,000.00 €)
  • Free consultations with the attending physician for the period of 3 months after treatment completion
Total costs:

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