Krankenhaus Nordwest

Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Treatment of hydronephrosis with obstruction as a result of kidney stones with lithotripsy (program ID: 128645)

Eduard W. Becht

Prof. Dr. med.

Eduard W. Becht

Department of Urology and Pediatric Urology

Specialized in: urology

Curriculum vitae keyboard_arrow_down
  • Juni 2011 Vorsitzender des Vereins "Interdisziplinäre Uroonkologie Frankfurt am Main e.V."
  • April 2005 Verleihung der Ehrendorktorwürde der Kapodiastrias-Universität Athen
  • Okt 1994 Ernennung zum apl-Professor der Medizinischen Fakultät der Universität des Saarlandes Homburg/Saar
  • Juli 1994 Chefarzt der Klinik für Urologie und Kinderurologie am Krankenhaus Nordwest
  • März 1989 Oberarzt der Urologischen Klinik und Poliklinik der Universität des Saarlandes Homburg/Saar
  • Feb 1986 Facharzt für Urologie
  • Mai 1980 Promotion an der Med. Klinik, Abteilung Nephrologie, der Johannes Gutenberg Universität Mainz
  • Mai 1979 Approbation als Arzt
  • 1972-1979 Studium der Humanmedizin an der Johannes Gutenberg Universität Mainz
About the department keyboard_arrow_down

The Department of Urology and Pediatric Urology treats benign and malignant diseases of the genitourinary system in men, women and children. The department is certified by the German Society for Cancer Fighting as a Center for Prostate Cancer Treatment. It offers a wide range of services and specializes in the treatment of the following diseases: benign and malignant tumors, urogenital tract stones, incontinence, pediatric urology, infertility and erectile dysfunction.

The Department of Urology and Pediatric Urology specializes in the following treatment types:

Malignant tumors:

  • Prostate tumors, diagnosis - transrectal and perineal biopsy, combined with MRI, biopsy using mapping, acoustic pulse-wave elastography, ultrasound examination using contrast agents
  • Prostate tumors, treatment – perineal and retropubic radical prostatectomy with preservation of potency, laparoscopic extraperitoneal radical prostatectomy, cryosurgery of the prostate, HIFU (treatment of the localized prostate cancer with a high intensity focused ultrasound), drug therapy
  • Kidney cancer – organ preserving operations
  • Bladder tumors – photodynamic diagnosis, artificial bladder, urinary catheter, laser therapy
  • Tumors of testicles – retroperitoneal lymphadenectomy with preservation of ejaculation/ sparing
  • Penis cancer – laser therapy, reconstruction of the penis head
  • Chemotherapy – also in collaboration with the Oncology Department

Benign tumors:

  • Transurethral resection – laser ablation of the prostate/ Green Light laser system
  • Prostate adenoma

The stones of the urogenital tract:

  • Outpatient and inpatient shock wave therapy (Expert Center for Lithotripsy)
  • Percutaneous minimally invasive surgery for kidney stones
  • Ureterorenoscopy (ureteroscopy and stone removal with decomposition), holmium laser, flexible ureterorenoscopy, stone metabolism


  • Full urodynamic measuring station
  • Conservative treatment
  • Minimally invasive therapy (collagen injection "Bulkamid", TVT, TVT-O)
  • Surgery (Birch operation, fascia plastic, sakropexie)
  • Conservative treatment with magnetic resonance system "Neocontrol"

Pediatric urology:

  • Treatment of phimosis
  • Cryptorchidism
  • Children's incontinence
  • Reflux disease in childhood
  • Hypospadias

Erectile disfunction:

  • Diagnosis and treatment
  • Doppler and duplex scanning, dynamic cavernosography and cavernosometry

Program includes:

  • Initial presentation in the clinic
  • clinical history taking
  • review of medical records
  • physical examination
  • laboratory tests:
    • complete blood count
    • general urine analysis
    • biochemical analysis of blood
    • inflammation indicators
    • indicators blood coagulation
  • pelvic/ abdominal ultrasound
  • retrograde pyelography
  • lithotripsy
  • symptomatic treatment
  • control examinations
  • cost of essential medicines and materials
  • nursing services
  • full hospital accommodation in 2 bed shared room
  • explanation of future recommendations
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Duration of program:

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About hospital

The clinic is an academic hospital in the Goethe University in Frankfurt am Main. Clinic includes ten departments and four specialized centers, and successfully implements the concept of patient-oriented medicine.

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.