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University Hospital of Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich

location_on Munich, Germany
10/10 from 40 Votes

Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology (113763)

Julia Mayerle

Prof. Dr. med.

Julia Mayerle

Specialized in: gastroenterology, hepatology

The Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at the University Hospital of the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich offers the full range of services in diagnostics and treatment of diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, liver, pancreas. The department is headed by Prof. Dr. med. Julia Mayerle.

The department performs all the innovative endoscopic procedures, as well as high-precision ultrasound and functional examinations, which allow making an accurate diagnostics and prescribe an appropriate effective therapy. In addition, it conducts active scientific and clinical trials contributing to the development of new treatment methods.

The department specializes in the diagnostics and treatment of the following diseases:

  • Neuroendocrine tumors of the gastrointestinal tract
  • Cancer of the colon, pancreas, liver, and bile ducts
  • Stones in the bile ducts and pancreatic duct
  • Intestinal dysmotility, reflux esophagitis
  • Chronic inflammatory bowel diseases
  • Diseases of the small intestine of unknown origin, chronic diarrhea
  • Cholestatic, inflammatory and infectious liver diseases
  • Alcoholic liver diseases
  • Liver cirrhosis (including the preparation for liver transplantation and postoperative care)
  • Other diseases and pathological conditions

The service range of the department includes:

  • Functional diagnostics
    • Esophageal manometry
    • 24-hour pH-metry
    • 24-hour pH-impedancemetry
    • Small bowel manometry
    • 13C-octanoic acid breath test to assess the gastric emptying function
    • 13C-urea breath test for Helicobacter pylori
    • Hydrogen breath test (H2-breath test)
  • Diagnostic endoscopy
    • Fluorescent examination methods
    • Monochromatic laser radiation examinations
    • High resolution Zoom video endoscopy 
    • Digital examinations
    • Gastroscopy
    • Esophagogastroduodenoscopy
    • Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography
    • Cholangioscopy
    • Proctoscopy
    • Rectoscopy
    • Colonoscopy
    • Ileoskopie
    • Capsule endoscopy
    • Double-balloon enteroscopy 
    • Endosonography
  • Therapeutic endoscopy
    • Treatment of esophageal varices
    • Hemorrhage treatment
    • Treatment of vascular malformations
    • Treatment of polyps
    • Treatment of benign and malignant tumors
    • Treatment of stenosis
    • Mucosectomy (resection of the mucous membrane in precancerous conditions)
    • Photodynamic therapy for bile duct cancer
    • Bougienage, dilation, plastic surgery and stenting of the bile ducts
  • Intensive care
  • Treatment of metabolic disorders (within the specialized outpatient clinic)
  • Other medical services

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