Academic Hospital Nuremberg
Department of Vascular Surgery (302922)
Specialized in: vascular surgery
The Department of Vascular Surgery at the Academic Hospital Nuremberg has been successfully treating patients with vascular diseases for almost 30 years. The head of the department is Prof. Dr. Eric Verhoeven. The department is the European leader in the endovascular repair of aortic aneurysms (large aortic aneurysm) by means of special advanced prostheses.
Another priority area of the department is the surgical treatment of carotid arteries to prevent stroke. In cooperation with the Department of Nephrology, the doctors of the department treat patients suffering from nephrological disorders and perform bypass surgery (for dialysis access).
In addition to the highest level of professionalism of doctors, a new Cardiovascular Centre of the Department of Vascular Surgery offers up-to-date examination methods. These include color-coded duplex scanning, tomographic methods (the latest MRI an CT techniques). Furthermore, the Department has a hybrid operating room, which enables the performance of high quality sparing surgical interventions.
The department offers the following spectrum of services:
- Aortic aneurysm surgery
- Diagnosis and treatment of venous diseases and complications
- Conservative treatment of the arterial vessels
- Open surgical and endovascular treatment of vascular diseases
- Nuremberg, Germany