University Hospital rechts der Isar der TU München

Munich, Germany

Surgical treatment of orbital rhabdomyosarcoma (program ID: 127223)

Klaus Dietrich Wolff

Prof. Dr. med.

Klaus Dietrich Wolff

Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Specialized in: oral and maxillofacial surgery

Curriculum vitae keyboard_arrow_down


  • 1978 – 1985 Studium der Medizin an der FU-Berlin, Staatsexamen & Approbation 1984
  • 1982 – 1987 Studium der Zahnheilkunde an der FU-Berlin, Staatsexamen & Approbation 1987

Beruflicher Werdegang

  • 1985 – 1987 Tätigkeit als wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter am Institut für Anatomie der FU-Berlin in der Abteilung für Neuroanatomie unter Prof. Dr. H.-J. Gatzke
  • 1987 – 1992 Facharztausbildung als wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter an der KLinik für Kieferchirurgie und Plastische Gesichtschirurgie des Universitätsklinikums Steglitz unter der Leitung von Prof. Dr. R. Stellmach
  • 1993 Leitender Oberarzt der Klinik für Kieferchirurgie und Plastische Gesichtschirurgie des Universitätsklinikums Steglitz unter Leitung von Prof. Dr. Dr. B. Hoffmeister


  • 1994 Alternative mikrovaskuläre Transplantate zur Defektdeckung in der Mund-, Kiefer- und Gesichtschirurgie: Anatomische und experimentelle Untersuchungen, klinische Ergebnisse, ausgezeichnet mit dem Martin Waßmund – Preis 1994
  • 1996 Anerkennung der Zusatzbezeichnung “Plastische Operationen”
  • 1999 Außerplanmäßiger Professor an der FU Berlin
  • 2000 Ruf an die Klinik für Mund-, Kiefer- und Gesichtschirurgie am Knappschaftskrankenhaus Bochum-Langendreer, Klinikum der Ruhr-Universität Bochum (Nachfolge Prof. Dr. Dr. E. Machtens)
  • 2003 Ärztlicher Direktor des Knappschaftskrankenhauses
  • 2006 Ruferteilung an die Technische Universität München
  • Seit 2007 Direktor der Klinik für Mund-, Kiefer- und Gesichtschirurgie am Klinikum rechts der Isar der TEchnischen Universität München (Nachfolge Prof. Dr. Dr. H.-H. Horch)
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The Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the university hospital Klinikum rechts der Isar under the direction of Univ.-Prof. Dr. med. Dr. med. dent. Klaus-Dietrich Wolff provides a complete range of different treatment options in the field of oro-maxillofacial surgery, including the esthetic surgeries. The Department places great emphasis on cleft lip and palate, head and neck tumors as well as on the reconstructive facial surgery. All options of treatment meet the best scientific standards.

Interdisciplinary treatment

The Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery under the direction of Univ.-Prof. Dr. med. Dr. med. dent. Klaus-Dietrich Wolff is an interdisciplinary partner within the framework of the university hospital Klinikum rechts der Isar. Therefore, there is a wide range of cooperation between such specialties as: anesthesia, neurology, orthopedics, psychosomatics, physical medicine, ophthalmology, neurosurgery and the department Throad, Nose, and Ears (HNO). Numerous established connections with external specialists, particularly with the specialists in orthodontic dentistry, also contribute to the competent and interdisciplinary treatment of patients. While treating malformations in children the Department cooperates with several maternity and children’s clinics.

The interdisciplinary character of the treatment is documented in regular interdisciplinary tumor boards as well as in the pain conferences or in the so-called cleft clinic. It is important to integrate all relevant neighboring disciplines in the decision-making process for every disease in order to be able to offer the best possible individual treatment.

The diagnostic and therapeutic specialties of the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the university hospital Klinikum rechts der Isar:

  • Treats amongst other things, Malignant tumors of head and neck
  • Reconstructive facial surgery, particularly the microsurgical tissue transfer
  • Craniofacial malformations particularly cleft lip and palate
  • Cranial and facial fractures as well as soft tissue injuries
  • Orthodontic surgery
  • Plastic reconstructive surgery
  • Aesthetic facial surgery
  • Disorders of the mandibular joint
  • Salivary gland diseases
  • Chronic face pains
  • Dental surgery and implants and Laser surgery
  • Osteoradio-/Osteochemonecrosis

Program includes:

  • Initial presentation in the clinic
  • clinical history taking
  • physical examination
  • review of medical records
  • laboratory tests:
    • complete blood count
    • general urine analysis
    • biochemical analysis of blood
    • TSH-basal, fT3, fT4
    • tumor markers
    • indicators of inflammation
    • indicators blood coagulation
  • orbital ultrasound 
  • CT/MRI/x-ray scan of the head and orbit
  • preoperative care
  • resection of the tumor
  • histologically and immunohistochemically examination of the remote tissues
  • symptomatic treatment
  • control examinations
  • the cost of essential medicines and materials
  • nursing services
  • full hospital accommodation in 2 bedded room  
  • explanation of future recommendations


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