University Hospital of LMU Munich

Munich, Germany

Treatment of aortic valve stenosis with transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) (program ID: 260727)

Nikolaus Haas

Prof. Dr. med.

Nikolaus Haas

Department of Pediatric Cardiology

Specialized in: cardiology, pediatric cardiology

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Since May 1992, the Department of Pediatric Cardiology and Intensive Medicine is existing at the University Hospital of Munich in a close cooperation with heart surgery. Thanks to the state-of-the-art equipment, the department performs all non-invasive, invasive and operative diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in case of heart diseases in children.

A modern cardiac catheterization facility has been installed at the department for the diagnosis of congenital heart diseases.  Moreover, the Department of Pediatric Cardiology and Intensive Medicine, under the direction of Prof. Dr. med. Nikolaus Haas, is the only medical center in the field of cardiac- and cardio-pulmonal transplantation for infants and children with an extensive experience in Bavaria and is therefore one of the few transplantation centers for children in Germany.

The Department of Pediatric Cardiology and Intensive Medicine at the University Hospital of Munich, under the direction of  Prof. Dr. med. Nikolaus Haas, offers the following range of services:

  • Coronary surgery
  • Surgery of coronary heart disease complications:  ventricular aneurysm, postinfarct VSD, papillary muscle rupture, ventricular rupture
  • Cardiac valve surgery
  • Surgery of congenital heart diseases
  • Pacemaker surgery
  • Defibrillator surgery
  • Heart transplantation
  • Lung embolectomy
  • Treatment of heart injuries
  • Operations on pericardium
  • Lung surgery
  • Tracheobronchial reconstructions in case of congenital malformations
  •  Aortic aneurysm surgery open surgical and endovascular treatment of vascular diseases
  • Conservative treatment of arterial vascular diseases
  • Diagnosis and therapy of other forms of heart diseases
  • Diagnosis and therapy of diseases of  arteries, arterioles and capillaries
  • Diagnosis and therapy of diseases of veins, lymph nodes and lymph vessels
  • Diagnosis and therapy of cerebrovascular diseases
  • Diagnosis and therapy of hypertension

Program includes:

  • Initial presentation in the clinic
  • clinical history taking
  • physical examination
  • cardiological examination
  • laboratory tests:
    • complete blood count
    • general urine analysis
    • biochemical analysis of blood
    • TSH-basal, fT3, fT4
    • indicators of inflammation
    • indicators blood coagulation
  • transesophageal echocardiography (TEE)
  • EKG/ ECHO/ x-ray of thr chesе
  • holter monitoring (24h)
  • heart catheterization
  • preoperative care
  • transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR)
  • 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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About hospital

The hospital of the Ludwig-Maximilians-University (LMU) Munich is a center of high-end medicine, medical innovation and medical and technical progress, which enables an individual and safe patient care. The team of the hospital occupies an excellent position among Germany’s university hospitals, thanks to its leading role in patient care, research and education. The hospital has gained the great reputation by hiring high qualified staff: around 10,000 employees from the fields of medicine, patient care, administration, technology and supply services take care of your vast convalescence and rehabilitation.

With more than 2,200 beds, the University Hospital of Munich (LMU) is a highly advanced hospital with 45 clinics, institutes and departments covering all fields of medicine. With its two campuses in Grosshadern and in the city center, the University Hospital of Munich is since October 1, 1999 an organizationally, economically and administratively complete independent part of the Ludwig-Maximilians-University (LMU) Munich.  As a result of this merger, the University Hospital of Munich has developed into one of the largest hospitals in Germany and Europe. In accordance with the change of its legal form on June 1, 2006, the hospital received its present status as an incorporated public law institution.

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.