Merian Iselin Clinic
- Basel, Switzerland
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Merian Iselin Clinic
Department of General Surgery
In surgery, injured body parts are joined or sewn together again so that they heal, or diseased organs are completely removed (ectomy) or partially removed (resection). Obstructed organ systems are opened so that they work properly again. New organs are transplanted or prostheses are implanted.
Department of Gynecology
Gynecology is the branch of medicine dealing with female reproductive and sexual organs. Treatment of diseases of the female breast and the relevant screening examinations (mammography) are also among the responsibilities of gynecology. In addition, modern gynecology includes hormonal influences and changes, investigates possible signs of disease, e.g. headaches or back pain, and deals with subjects that are relevant to women such as contraception, sexuality and family planning.
Department of Vascular Surgery
Blood and lymph circulate in the arteries, veins and lymphatic vessels, supplying our organs with vital energy sources, carrying away waste and decongesting the tissue. If these pathways are no longer functioning properly, this leads to circulatory disorders. These have become a common and serious health problem in our society.
Department of Neurology
Neurology is the branch of medicine dealing with diseases of the nervous system. The organ systems addressed by neurology are the central nervous system, hence the brain and spinal cord, the structures surrounding them and the vessels supplying blood, the peripheral nervous system including the structures that connect it to the muscles as well as the musculature itself.
Department of Otolaryngology
ENT (ear, nose and throat) is a medical specialty that deals with diseases, injuries, consequences of injury, deformities and functional disorders of the ears, the upper airways, the mouth, throat, larynx, lower airways and oesophagus.
Department of Cardiology
Cardiology is the branch of medicine concerning the heart which deals with the structure, the function and diseases of the heart and cardiac circulation. In German-speaking countries “cardiologist” is a title protected by a code of professional conduct, which doctors are only entitled to use if they have gained and demonstrated specific knowledge in the field of cardiology as part of specialist advanced training.
Department of Oncology and Hematology
Oncology denotes the science that deals with cancer. In the strict sense, oncology is the branch of internal medicine that concentrates on the prevention, diagnosis, conservative treatment and aftercare of malignant diseases.
Department of Urology
Urology is a branch of medicine dealing with the organs that form and excrete urine, hence the kidneys, bladder, ureters and urethra. In addition, urologists treat diseases of the male sexual organs, hence the testicles, epididymis, spermatic ducts, seminal vesicles, the penis and the prostate, which coincide with areas of andrology (men’s health) There are some overlaps with nephrology, gynecology, neurology, oncology and surgery.
Nicolas J. Lüscher
Department of Plastic Surgery
Plastic surgery is a form of surgery that involves remodeling or restorative procedures on organs or tissue parts for functional or aesthetic/cosmetic reasons. It mainly deals with the visible parts of the body. The aim of plastic surgery is to restore or improve the body’s appearance and visibly disrupted bodily functions.