Hospital of the Ludwig-Maximilians-University (LMU) Munich

Munich, Germany

multiples myeloma diagnosis (program ID: 149201)

Wolfgang Hiddemann

Prof. Dr. med.

Wolfgang Hiddemann

Department of Onkology and Hematology

Specialized in: hematology, oncology

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The Department at the University Hospital of Munich specializes on internal medicine with focus on hematology and oncology. The director of the department is Prof. Dr. med. Wolfgang Hiddemann.

First of all, patients with acute leukemias, lymphomas and carcinomas, but also patients with non-malignant hematological diseases are treated here on an inpatient basis. In addition to 5 General Care Units, the Department of Onkology and Hematology at the University Hospital of Munich also includes 2 units, where patients with allogeneic stem cell transplantation (bone marrow transplantation) are provided with treatment.

Patients with different tumor diseases are treated on an outpatient basis. The outpatient clinic performs primarily chemotherapy as well as complex examinations, which can be accomplished within one day. Not only patients, but also their relatives are provided with support in dealing with cancer diseases by the Department of Onkology and Hematology at the University Hospital of Munich, headed by Prof. Dr. med. Wolfgang Hiddemann.

The following services in the field of hematology are offered at the Department of Onkology and Hematology​ at the University Hospital of Munich, headed by Prof. Dr. med. Wolfgang Hiddemann:

  • Leukemia
  • Malignant lymphomas
  • Multiple myeloma
  • Myelodysplastic syndromes
  • Anemia
  • Pancytopenia
  • Agranulocytosis
  • Coagulation disorder

In the field of oncology, the spectrum of services of the Department of Onkology and Hematology at the University Hospital of Munich, headed by Prof. Dr. med. Wolfgang Hiddemann, encompasses:

  • Diseases of the gastrointestinal tract
  • Rectal carcinoma
  • Malignant ascites
  • Malignant diseases of liver, gall and pancreas
  • Bronchial carcinoma
  • Malignant diseases of the pleura (e.g.  mesothelioma)
  • Oncological diseases 
  • HIV and AIDS
  • Malignant tumors of the mammary gland
  • Tumors of head and neck region

Program includes:

  • Initial presentation in the clinic
  • clinical history taking
  • review of medical records
  • physical examination
  • laboratory tests:
    • complete blood count
    • biochemical analysis of blood
    • urinalysis for Bence-jones protein detection
    • differential blood count
    • protein electrophoresis
    • immunofixation
    • TSH-basal, fT3, fT4
    • inflammation indicators (CRP, ESR)
    • indicators blood coagulation
  • abdominal ultrasound
  • x-ray of skeletal system 
  • CT/MRI of the head
  • aspiration biopsy of the bone marrow
    (trepanobiopsy of iliac wing)
  • histological examination 
  • nursing services
  • tumor board: consultation of related specialists of
    oncology, radiology, surgery
  • treatment by chief physician and all leading experts
  • explanation of individual treatment plan


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