University Hospital of Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich

location_on Munich, Germany
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Department of Traumatology and Reconstructive Surgery (109397)

Wolfgang Böcker

Prof. Dr. med.

Wolfgang Böcker

Specialized in: traumatology, reconstructive surgery

The Department of Traumatology and Reconstructive Surgery at the the University Hospital of Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich offers the full range of treatment of acute and chronic, acquired and congenital injuries of the musculoskeletal system of any severity. In addition, the department specializes in reconstructive interventions. The department is headed by Prof. Dr. med. Wolfgang Böcker.

The operating rooms of the department are equipped with the advanced medical devices to provide effective medical care, including emergency. A competent team of doctors works in the department around the clock and it is ready to help in urgent clinical cases at any moment.

It should be noted that the department is a certified supra-regional Emergency Care Center for treating highly severe and secondary injuries. Also, it is certified by the German Trauma Society.

The service range of the department includes:

  • Treatment of injuries in elderly patients
    • Spinal injuries
      • Сervical spine injuries (for example, odontoid process fracture)
      • Vertebral fractures in osteoporosis (traumatic/atraumatic)
    • Pelvic bones injuries
    • Upper limb injuries 
      • Shoulder fractures (proximal/distal)
      • Forearm and wrist fractures 
    • Lower limb injuries
      • Femoral neck fractures
      • Femoral shaft fractures
      • Shin bone fractures
    • Fractures after endoprosthetics or due to osteosynthesis
      • Knee fractures after endoprosthetics
      • Bone fractures after surgical stabilization
      • Weakening and destruction of prostheses / implants
  • Treatment of bone diseases and metabolic bone diseases
    • Osteoporosis in women and men
    • Stress fractures
    • Bone marrow edema
    • Secondary osteoporosis (for example, steroid osteoporosis)
    • Osteoporosis in pregnant women
    • Osteoporosis in mastocytosis
    • Drug-induced osteoporosis (for example, aromatase inhibitors or antiviral therapy)
    • Osteomalacia and rickets
    • Paget's disease
    • Vitamin D deficiency
    • Osteogenesis imperfecta
    • Osteopetrosis
    • Hypophosphatasia
    • Rare metabolic osteopathies
    • Damages of the musculoskeletal system in athletes
  • Spinal and pelvic bone injuries
    • Cervical spine injuries
    • Thoracic spine injuries 
    • Lumbar spine injuries
    • Pelvic ring injuries
    • Acetabulum injuries
  • Treatment of shoulder and elbow injuries and degenerative diseases
    • Impingement syndrome
    • Rotator cuff reconstruction in its rupture
    • Shoulder arthrosis
    • Stabilization in shoulder dislocation and instability 
    • Frozen shoulder 
    • Clavicle fracture
    • Humeral head fracture 
    • Biceps tendon injuries
    • Shoulder endoprosthetics
    • Elbow fractures 
    • Tennis elbow
    • Golfer's elbow
    • Ulnar nerve entrapment
    • Elbow endoprosthetics
  • Treatment of knee injuries 
  • Treatment of sports injuries 
  • Treatment of foot, ankle injuries and diseases
    • Achilles tendon rupture
    • Achillodynia
    • Ankle sprain
    • Ankle impingement syndrome
    • Ankle chronic instability
    • Ankle cartilage damage 
    • Ankle fractures
    • Ankle osteoarthritis 
    • Charcot arthropathy
    • Heel spurs
    • Flat feet
    • Fracture to the base of the fifth metatarsal 
    • Hallux rigidus
    • Hallux valgus
    • Morton's neuroma
  • Septic surgery
  • 3D surgery
  • Spinal navigation surgery
  • Other medical services

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