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Academic Hospital Nuremberg

location_on Nuremberg, Germany
9/10 from 23 Votes

Department of Nuclear Medicine (302936)

Michael Lell

Prof. Dr. med.

Michael Lell

Specialized in: nuclear medicine

The Department of Nuclear Medicine at the Academic Hospital Nuremberg under the direction of Prof. Dr. Michael Lell provides the whole spectrum of services in the fields of radiology and nuclear medicine to both inpatients and outpatients. The medical staff of the department that consists of experienced doctors and technical assistants specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of children and adolescents with cancers, diagnosis of traumas, accidents, as well as diseases of the musculoskeletal system, brain and trunk. 

The department uses all recognized and common methods of modern radiology and nuclear medicine (angiography, MRI, CT, PET/CT, SPECT, ultrasound, digital X-ray, digital mammography and image-guided operations) in order to provide a comprehensive radiological care. 

The range of medical services of the Department of Nuclear Medicine:

  • Angiography and surgical interventions
    • Blood flow reduction of benign and malignant tumors and metastases (especially those of liver) with embolization by means of microcatheters
    • Targeted chemotherapy and chemoembolization of tumors by means of catheters
    • CT-guided treatment of liver malignancies and metastases
    • Treatment of portal hypertension and its complications (including esophageal, stomach bleeding or accumulation of acid fluid) by means of liver shunt installation without the operation (TIPS = transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt).
    • Emergency embolization of acute life-threatening arterial bleedings, especially of epigastric organs, pelvis, lungs, throat, nose and ear
    • Treatment of male infertility by means of testicular varicose vein sclerosing (Vena Spermatica)
    • Balloon dilation of vessels (percutaneous transluminal angioplasty = PTA) arteries and veins, especially pelvic bone vessels in case of disorder of blood flow and renal arteries at hypertension
    • Restoration of patency of the occluded vessels by means of special catheters, lysis method and laser therapy
    • A wide range of treatment options by means of metal prostheses (stents) of arteries, veins and bile ducts
    • Long-term and temporary use of venous filters for the prevention of pulmonary embolism
    • CT- and ultrasound-guided biopsies
    • CT-guided treatment of abscesses, fluid accumulations or bleedings
    • Release of nerve centers (neurolysis) in case of severe pain conditions and progressing occlusion of peripheral arteries
  • CT
  • Pediatric radiology
  • Tumor treatment
  • Neuroradiology
  • Percutaneous tumor treatment/ablation
  • Ultrasound
  • MRI
  • Digital radiography
  • Mammography
  • Teleradiology

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