Hospital Neuwerk Maria von den Aposteln Moenchengladbach
Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics (114145)
Specialized in: gynecology, obstetrics
The Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics at the Hospital Neuwerk “Maria von den Aposteln”, headed by Dr. med. Ralf Dürselen, is one of the leading departments in the treatment of gynecological diseases. The Department offers an extensive experience of doctors, state-of-the-art equipment and a wide range of medical services in diagnosis and therapy.
A wide spectrum of the therapeutic services of the Department under the direction of Dr. med. Ralf Dürselen covers a variety of gynecological focuses. In the field of cancer treatment, the Department is one of the leading ones in the region.
The following medical services are offered to the patients:
Pelvic floor dysfunction, especially urinary incontinence, impairs the quality of live quite considerably, that’s why the Department focuses on the treatment of urinary incontinence and pelvic floor diseases. As part of the recently certified Center for Urinary Incontinence and Pelvic Floor Diseases, the Department offers the full range of medical care for urogynecological diseases.
Firstly, there is an extensive consultation with the doctor in the Department, where the patient gets a detailed report on the results of his tests, including recommendations for drug therapy.
Surgery for the prolapse of uterus/vagina
The Department has a wide experience in the treatment of all forms of this pathology. Here are performed both vaginal and abdominal operations, including reconstructive surgery due to the type of disease. All surgical methods are provided after counseling with the patient.
Minimally invasive surgery of uterus and ovaries. Diagnosis and treatment
Minimally invasive surgery is an operational process with a small puncture in the tissue.
The employees of the Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics have a long and rich experience in the use of this method. Thus, the following interventions are carried out by means of this method:
- Diagnostic and surgical laparoscopy
- Test for tubal patency
- Hysterectomy with the use of laparoscopic method
- Partial hysterectomy with the use of laparoscopic method
- Removal of muscle knots of the uterine wall
- Diagnostic and surgical hysterectomy
- And many others
The spectrum of medical services of the Department in the field of malignancies covers a comprehensive tumor surgery: for cervical cancer, ovarian cancer, vaginal cancer, vulvar cancer and breast cancer.
It is also possible to perform tumor surgery in cooperation with the Department of Visceral Surgery.
Treatment of breast benign and malignant diseases
The employees of the Department offer patients advanced diagnosis and treatment of all breast diseases:
- Breast Center Niederrhein
- US guided high-speed puncture
- Planning of the whole breast surgery with the use of 3D / 4D US
- Comprehensive breast surgery
- Counseling on tumor condition, interdisciplinary therapy planning during the pre-and postoperative periods.
For the diagnosis of breast cancer, the Department maintains a close cooperation with the Department of Radiology. There are provided the following kinds of diagnosis:
- Breast MRI and magnetic resonance imaging
- Preoperative marking of nonpalpable formations in breast
Surgical and diagnostic hysteroscopy (examination and treatment of uterus by means of endoscope)
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