St. Anna Hospital

Lucerne, Switzerland

Removal of necrosis with transplantation of patients own skin (program ID: 96013)

Tushar Chatterjee

Prof. Dr. med.

Tushar Chatterjee

Department of Cardiology

Specialized in: internal medicine, cardiology

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The St. Anna acute hospital and its team of cardiologists are reorganising its range of services about cardiovascular diseases, and its new cardiac centre now offers a modern interdisciplinary network with a full range of cardiology facilities - including emergency treatment and a 24-hour catheter laboratory - for the treatment of all cardiovascular patients in Central Switzerland aged 16 and over.

The HCC is backed up by a highly experienced team of cardiologists dedicated to the provision of continuous treatment and care: from the moment of referral, both inpatients and outpatients remain in direct contact with medical specialists throughout the treatment period until they are re-turned to the care of their own doctors. Short waiting times, cutting-edge infrastructure, seamless provision of services - naturally on a 24-hour basis for emergencies - and close cooperation with other specialists in the hospital and with referring doctors are what make the HCC a top-class competence centre, with its 7 cardiologists, Emergency Department and laboratory teams and nursing staff. . Its specialist areas are electrophysiology, acute treatment for cardiac emergencies and invasive cardiology.


Program includes:

  • Initial presentation in the clinic
  • clinical history taking
  • physical examination
  • laboratory tests:
    • complete blood count
    • biochemical analysis of blood
    • Lipid metabolism (HDL/LDL, cholesterol,
      triglycerides Lip(a), homocysteine)
    • blood coagulation analysis (aPTT, PT, INR)
    • inflammation indicators (CRP, ESR)
    • metabolic status (uric acid, total glucose, HbA1c)
    • cardiovascular disease risk markers
    • kidney function test (creatinine, urea)
    • TSH
  • doppler/ duplex receptacles of lower extremities
  • angio-MRI from aorta and of lower extremities
  • duplex peripheral arteries
  • preoperative care
  • necrotomy followed by transplantation of skin
  • daily wound care
  • blood transfusions (if needed)
  • symptomatic treatment
  • control examinations
  • the cost of essential medicines and materials
  • nursing services
  • full hospital accommodation in 2 bedded room 
  • developing of further guidance 


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About hospital

As a private hospital, the St. Anna Klinik focuses on the medical areas, in which it has the highest competence and quality.

The clinic offers its patients a selected range of medical diagnostics with future-oriented technology, surgical and conventional treatments and modern therapies. About 10,000 inpatients and 70,000 outpatients benefit annually from those medical offers. In the Maternité come annually around 800 babies into the world.

The core areas of the clinic, such as musculoskeletal system, gynecology, neurology and neurosurgery, vascular diseases, pulmonary and respiratory diseases, pain therapy will be expanded in the near future to innovative competence centers. These medical focuses will be complemented by other surgical and internal medicine disciplines. In the competence centers and institutes experts from all fields work in close cooperation. This enables the best use of expertise and an above-average skills, which can be engaged in the top medical care for the benefit of the patients.

Accommodation in hospital

Patients rooms

The kid rooms have everything needed for a comfortable stay. The kid bathroom includes both a toilet and a shower. All rooms offer functional beds with orthopaedic mattresses ensuring unsurpassed support for overall body during sleep. There are bedside stands with pull-out tables, lockers and safe boxes in each room. It is also possible to access the Internet from a PC, smartphone or tablet so that kids always keep in touch with their parents and other family members. There is also a TV in each room.
You can opt for a single or a double room. An accompanying person may stay with the kid in the room. A double room is shared with another patient.
The enhanced comfort rooms are equipped with a safety box, a fridge and upholstered furniture.

Meals and Menus

The patient and the accompanying person are offered a daily choice of three menus. If you are on a specific diet for any reason, you will be offered an individual menu. Please inform the medical staff about your dietary preferences prior to the treatment.

Further details

Standard rooms include:






Christian priests are available for the patients at any time. Representatives of other religions may be requested at any time.

Accompanying person

Your companion may stay with you in your room or at a hotel of your choice during the fixed program.


You may stay at the hotel during the outpatient program. Our employees will support you for selecting the best option.