Luisen Hospital

Aachen, Germany

Arthroscopy to treat patellar dislocation (program ID: 30547)

Fridtjof Trommer

Dr. med.

Fridtjof Trommer

Department of Traumatology and Orthopedics

Specialized in: orthopedics, spinal surgery

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Chief doctor Dr. med. Fridtjof Trommer and his experienced colleagues regularly and successfully perform surgical procedures in order to restore traumatically and inflammatory destroyed bones, organs and tissues.

Outstanding qualification of traumatologists is invaluable in treatment of orthopedic, degenerative and traumatic injuries of the spinal cord, such as: pathological destruction of cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine caused by new formations; spondylolosthesis and spondylolysis; instability and fractures of the spine; herniated discs and spinal stenosis. In addition, we can offer modern complex endoprosthetics of hip, knee and shoulder joints after severe injuries, deforming arthrosis, gonarthrosis and coxarthrosis. Priority cases for traumatology and orthopedics department include: arthroscopic surgery of the meniscus, cruciate ligaments, cartilage after injuries or degenerative diseases of joint capsules, ligaments and tendons. New method of autologous chondrocyte implantation is also available and especially effective in cases of cartilage damage, treatment of arthritis, bursitis, osteomyelitis, osteoporosis, complicated foot surgery, and other disorders and deformities of foot and toe joints.


Program includes:

  • Initial presentation in the clinic
  • clinical history taking
  • physical examination
  • review of medical records
  • laboratory tests:
    • complete blood count
    • general urine analysis
    • biochemical analysis of blood
    • TSH-basal
    • indicators of inflammation
    • indicators blood coagulation
  • x-ray/ MRI examination
  • preoperative care
  • knee arthroscopy
  • 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

Aachen was found by the romans in the I century as a large spa resort. It was favoured residence of Charlemagne, who made the city the capital of his empire. The church built by Charlemagne is still the main attraction of the city. In addition to holding the remains of its founder, it became the burial place of his successor Otto III. Aachen Cathedral has been designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Luisenhospital is a modern general hospital of Aachen with 348 beds and 8 departments, with corresponding diagnostic spectrum (including magnetic resonance imaging, computed tomography and clinical laboratory). Each year about 15,500 inpatients and about 27,700 outpatients are treated.

We are happy to offer you our wide range of comprehensive medical, nursing and therapeutic methods.

Our friendly and highly qualified personnel make sure that you are being well cared. In the Protestant Hospital Association, the individual is the center of interest, therefore motivated staff and pleasant atmosphere are important to us.

The clinic offers comfortable single and double rooms with bathroom, safe, TV (international and Russian satellite channels) and internet access. The accommodation of patient’s companion is also possible. Patients have a choice between 3 daily menus, an individual combination of food (eg vegetarian, according to a certain diet plan) is also available.

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.