Private Hospital Lindberg

Winterthur, Switzerland


Surgical treatment: microsurgical removal of spinal cord malignant tumor (program ID: 176291)


Erich Kast

Dr. med.

Erich Kast

Department of Spine Surgery

Specialized in: general surgery, spine surgery

Curriculum vitae keyboard_arrow_down

Berufserfahrung

  • 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

Ausbildung

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

Mitgliedschaften

  • 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
About the department keyboard_arrow_down

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
  • review of medical records
  • physical examination
  • laboratory tests:
    • complete blood count
    • general urine analysis
    • biochemical analysis of blood
    • inflammation indicators (CRP, ESR)
    • indicators blood coagulation
  • neurological examination
  • functionality x-ray 
  • CT/MRI scan
  • neuropsychological tests (on indications):
    • ENMG (electroneuromyography)
    • SEPs (somatosensory evoked potentials)
  • preoperative care
  • tumor resection under neuronavigation
  • histologically and immunohistochemically
    examination of the remote tissues
  • postoperative MRI control
  • symptomatic treatment
  • control examinations
  • the cost of essential medicines and materials
  • nursing services
  • full hospital accommodation in 2 bedded room 
  • developing of further guidance by specialists
    in oncology and radiotherapy
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The program includes:

  • Translation of medical documents up to 4 pages
  • Interpreter up to 3 hours
  • Translation of medical documents up to 8 pages
  • Interpreter up to 5 hours
  • Translation of medical documents up to 10 pages
  • Interpreter up to 8 hours
  • Insurance in case of extra expenses for the treatment of foreign patients
  • Translation of medical documents up to 10 pages
  • Interpreter up to 10 hours
  • Insurance in case of extra expenses for the treatment of foreign patients
  • Translation of medical documents up to 10 pages
  • Interpreter up to 15 hours
  • Insurance in case of extra expenses for the treatment of foreign patients
  • Transfer from the airport to the clinic and back to the airport
  • Translation of medical documents up to 10 pages
  • Interpreter up to 25 hours
  • Insurance in case of extra expenses for the treatment of foreign patients
  • Transfer from the airport to the clinic and back to the airport
Total costs:

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