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Diagnosis and conservative treatment of lung abscess (program ID: 98439)

Hirslanden Salem-Spital Bern

location_on Bern, Switzerland
9.6/10 from 29 Votes
Specialized hospital
Richard Kraemer

Head Physician
Prof. Dr. med.

Richard Kraemer

Specialized in: pulmonology, pediatrics

Department of Pneumology and Thoracic Surgery

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
  • pulmonary function test
  • bronchoscopy with biopsy
  • histological and microbiological examination
  • measurement of arterial blood pressure
  • electrocardiogram (ECG)
  • echocardiography (ECHO)
  • high-resolution computed tomography (HR-CT)​
  • 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

Bern Center for Lungs of Salem-Spital offers Patients (children and adults) with illness of bronchi, lungs and chest a comprehensive diagnosis and care.

In our Center we offer:

  • Pulmonary function and performance diagnostics
  • Diagnostic and interventional bronchoscopy (laser, stent)
  • Drainage
  • Long-term oxygen therapy

Our Service for children are:

  • Obstructive bronchitis in children
  • Asthma
  • Chronic lung disease in children

 

Curriculum vitae

2010   Konsiliararzt Pädiatrische Pneumologie im LungenZentrum der Hirslanden Klinik Zürich

2009   Konsiliararzt Pädiatrische Pneumologie im LungenZentrum des Salem-Spitals Bern

1996 – 2009   Ordinarius für Kinderheilkunde, Direktor und Chefarzt der Universitätsklinik für Kinderheilkunde am Inselspital Bern

1994   Extraordinarius an der Medizinischen Fakultät der Universität Bern

1988   Assoziierte Professur für Kinderheilkunde, spez. Pädiatrische Pneumologie

1984   Habilitation in Kinderheilkunde, spez. Pädiatrische Pneumologie

1978 – 1980   SNF-Fellow, Labor für Pädiatrische Lungenphysiologie, Hôpital de Bavière, Universität Liège, Belgien, Prof. F. Geubelle

1972 – 1978   Assistenzarzt Kliniken für Anästhesiologie (Bern), Innere Medizin (Langnau), Kinderheilkunde (Bern), Neurologie (Bern)


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