Marienhaus Hospital St. Elisabeth Neuwied

location_on Neuwied, Germany
9.8/10 from 23 Votes

Department of Urology and Pediatric Urology (289996)

Wolfgang Stollhof

Dr. med.

Wolfgang Stollhof

urology and pediatric urology

The Department of Urology and Pediatric Urology at the Marienhaus Klinikum St. Elisabeth Neuwied deals with the treatment of patients with diseases of the kidneys, urinary tract and male reproductive organs. The director of the Department is Dr. med. Wolfgang Stollhof. In cooperation with the Institute of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology and the Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care, there are used modern conservative, video-guided endoscopic and surgical treatments of these urologic diseases (after the comprehensive diagnosis). Within the framework of tight cooperation of the Department with Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine at the Marienhaus Klinikum St. Elisabeth Neuwied, children and adolescents with urologic diseases receive nursing, attention and medical care, as well as surgical treatment, if necessary. 

The Department of Urology and Pediatric Urology under the direction of Dr. med. Wolfgang Stollhof is focused on the following:

  • Surgical treatment of tumors of the kidneys, bladder, prostate and male external genitalia
  • Various treatments for urinary stones, for example, by meansof video-guided endoscopy in the kidneys, ureter and bladder
  • Conservative and surgical treatment of urinary incontinence in women, men and children
  • The treatment of patients with prostate diseases in the Marienhaus Klinikum St. Elisabeth Neuwied depends on the initial data of tumor examination, its size and patient’s age. In case of benign prostatic hyperplasia, those areas of the prostate, which constrict the urinary tract, are removed by a video-guided endoscopic method. 

The range of services of the Department of Urology and Pediatric Urology at the Marienhaus Klinikum St. Elisabeth Neuwied includes:

  • Urologic tumor surgery, including: 
    • Kidney tumor removal by means of a radical tumor nephrectomy, as well as organ sparing surgery for the kidney tumor removal
    • Radical bladder removal with the urinary tract reconstruction for bladder tumors 
    • Radical prostatectomy with the lymph node removal for prostate cancer  
  • Laparoscopic surgery
  • Lymph node removal
  • Surgery to remove a kidney cyst
  • Varicocele surgery
  • Endourological surgery involving the use of special video equipment, including: 
    • Section of the narrowed part of the urethra
    • Transurethral resection of the prostate upon benign prostatic hyperplasia
    • Transurethral resection of bladder tumors
    • Breaking of bladder stones
    • Minimally invasive therapy with dilation and section of the ureteral stenosis, if necessary, including the placement of ureteral stents
  • Surgical treatment of incontinence and prolapse (in cooperation with the Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics)
  • Urologic oncology
  • Adjuvant, neoadjuvant and palliative chemotherapy for progressing tumors in cooperation with the Department of Hematology and Oncology at the Marienhaus Klinikum St. Elisabeth Neuwied 
  • Pediatric urology
    • Diagnosis and surgical treatment of the following diseases:
    • Phimosis
    • Pediatric inguinal hernia
    • Inguinal cryptorchidism
    • Abnormal development of reproductive organs
    • Abnormal development of the mouth of the bladder
    • Urethral stricture at the exit of the kidney
    • Comprehensive diagnosis and recommendations for the treatment of bedwetting
  • Ultrasound and X-ray diagnosis 

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