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Diagnostic tests for ependymoma (program ID: 263303)

Hospital Lindberg Winterthur

location_on Winterthur, Switzerland
8.9/10 from 25 Votes
Specialized hospital
Lars Flöter

Head Physician
Dr. med.

Lars Flöter

Specialized in: neurosurgery, spine surgery

Department of Spine Surgery

Program includes:

  • Initial presentation in the clinic
  • clinical history taking
  • review of medical records
  • physical examination
  • general neurological examination
  • neuropsychological tests
  • laboratory tests:
    • complete blood count
    • inflammatory indicators (CRP, ESR)
    • indicators of coagulation of blood
    • tumor markers
  • CT scan of spinal cord (on indication 650 €)
  • MRI scan of spinal cord (on indication 1200 €)
  • biopsy with histological examination (on indication 2500 €)
  • nursing services
  • consultation of all leading experts
  • development of individual treatment plan
  • written statement

Required documents

  • Medical records
  • MRI/CT scan (not older than 3 months)
  • Biopsy results (if available)
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About the department

The Department of Spine Surgery at the Multispecialty Hospital Lindberg under the lead of Dr. med. Lars Flöter specializes in treatment of acute and chronic back pain, various degenerative diseases (e.g., herniation of intervertebral disks, spinal canal stenosis and spine instabilities) as well as oncological spine diseases. Another objective of the Department is treatment of spine fractures caused by accidents or osteoporosis.

The range of services offered by the Department of Spine Surgery at the Multispecialty Hospital Lindberg includes the following modalities:

  • Simple decompression of the spinal canal in case of spinal canal narrowing
  • Removal of herniated discs
  • Sparing dynamic stabilization of the spine
  • Total fixation of spine elements in case of instability
  • Combined interventions (decompression and stabilization)
  • Intervertebral disc prostheses (in certain cases)

Curriculum vitae

Berufserfahrung

  • 2012 Selbständige Tätigkeit - Belegarzt Neurochirurgie Spital Uri 
  • 2011 Leitender Arzt - Wirbelsäulenchirurgie, Spital Schwyz 
  • 2010–2011 Oberarzt - Neurochirurgie, Kantonsspital Winterthur 
  • 2007–2010 Oberarzt - Orthopädie/Wirbelsäulenchirurgie, Kantonsspital Olten 
  • 2004–2006 Neurochirurgie, Kantonsspital Aarau 
  • 2003–2004 Neurochirurgie ICU, Universitätsspital Zürich 
  • 2002–2003 Neurochirurgie, Kantonsspital Winterthur 
  • 2001–2002 Urologie, Kantonsspital Aarau 
  • 2001 Neurochirurgie, Kantonsspital Aarau 
  • 2000–2001 Innere Medizin, Spital Muri
  • 1999–2000 Neurochirurgie, Kantonsspital Aarau 

Ausbildung

  • 2006 FMH-Prüfung Neurochirurgie (mündlich), Bern  
  • 2005 EANS-Prüfung (Theoretischer Teil), Prag 
  • 1993–1999 am Institut für Humangenetik, Justus-Liebig-Universität Giessen, im Rahmen des Human Genome Projects Thema: „Aufbau eines YAC-Contigs im Bereich 5q32 - 5qter“ 
  • 1990–1997 Humanmedizin an der Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen 

Mitgliedschaften

  • seit 2006 Ordentliches Mitglied der SGNC

Photo of the doctor: (c) Privatklinik Lindberg 


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