Department of Thoracic, Vascular Surgery and Cardiosurgery
The Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery offers the entire spectrum of cardiothoracic surgery, including heart transplantation and the use of artificial heart systems. A special focus is on the development and the use of minimally invasive surgical techniques.
Department of General, Abdominal Surgery and Vascular Surgery
The Department of General, Visceral and Vascular Surgery focuses on surgery and research in the field of endocrinology, colon cancer and vascular medicine. Modern and interdisciplinary treatment technology, such as "keyhole surgery" and interventional surgery, are an integral part of the work.
The Department of Vascular Medicine at the Alfried Krupp Hospital in Essen was designed so patients with all kinds of vascular diseases can be examined and treated by a team of specialists from different fields.
The department of vascular and endovascular surgery treats patients with arterial and venous diseases. Apart from operational and interventional procedures in the carotid artery and the arteries, operations on the aorta, are carried out in case of closures and aneurysms in the chest and abdominal cavity.
The Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery at the University Hospital Dusseldorf is a national and international centre for vascular medicine. The kidney transplantation has been a strong point of the Department since 1974.
As a separate medical subject, vascular surgery includes conservative, endovascular and surgical treatment of the blood vessels. The vascular surgery physicians play a significant role for both doctors and patients.
The Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery at the Heidelberg University Hospital provides treatment to the patients with acute and chronic vascular diseases (of arteries and veins) at the highest academic level.
The Section of Vascular Surgery covers the full range of vascular diseases. The specialists in the fields of operative vascular surgery, interventional treatment and conservative therapy work closely together.
Department of General, Abdominal and Vascular Surgery
The Department of General, Abdominal and Vascular Surgery at the University Hospital Jena, as a university institution, represents the general surgery, abdominal surgery, vascular surgery and care after transplantation, as well as research and teaching.