Private Hospital Lindberg

Winterthur, Switzerland

Treatment of intramedullary spinal cord hematoma with surgical removal (program ID: 176287)

Erich Kast

Dr. med.

Erich Kast

Department of Spine Surgery

Specialized in: general surgery, spine surgery

Curriculum vitae keyboard_arrow_down


  • Seit 2012: Selbstständige Praxistätigkeit, Neurochirurgische Praxis Schaffhausen
  • 2011 - 2012: Leitender Arzt, Neurochirurgie, Kantonsspital Winterthur
  • 2002 - 2010: Oberarzt, Neurochirurgie, Kantonsspital Winterthur
  • 2000 - 2002: Oberarzt, Neurochirurgische Klinik, Universität Ulm
  • 1992 - 2000: Klinische Ausbildung, Neurochirurgische Klinik, Universität Ulm


  • 2012: FA Interventionelle Schmerztherapie (SSIPM)
  • 1999: Facharzttitel Neurochirurgie
  • 1993: Dissertation; Studium Humanmedizin, Universität Ulm


  • Verbindung der Schweizer Ärztinnen und Ärzte, FMH
  • Spine Society of Europe, SSE
  • Deutsche Wirbelsäulengesellschaft, DWG
  • AerzteGesellschaft des Kantons Zürich, AGZ
  • Kantonale Ärztegesellschaft Schaffhausen
  • Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Neurochirurgie, SGN
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The department of spine surgery concentrates on the treatment of pathologies of the spine, such as trauma, deformities and deviations, tumors and degenerative diseases (eg osteoarthritis).

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
  • CT/MRI of the spine
  • preoperative care
  • removal of spinal cord hematoma
  • 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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