The Department of Vascular and Thoracic Surgery at the Hospital Nordwest under the direction of Prof. med. Max Zegelman has two sections with 36 planned beds. The Department provides conservative, interventional and surgical treatment of arteries, veins and lymphatic vessels.
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.
Department of General, Visceral and Vascular Surgery
The Department of General, Visceral and Vascular Surgery at the Marienhaus Klinikum St. Elisabeth Neuwied provides the range of services, starting from the treatment of inguinal hernia up to a comprehensive tumor surgery. The Department maintains cooperation with other disciplines in all fields of its activity.
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.
Waldbrol District Hospital of the Klinikum Oberberg
Department of Vascular Surgery
The Department of Vascular Surgery at the District Hospital of Waldbröl has 25 beds and deals with the treatment of arteries and veins. The patient care is mostly carried out on the inpatient basis, still there is outpatient treatment as well.
The Department of Vascular Surgery deals with the treatment of all diseases of the arterial and venous vascular system, including vascular anomalies. The Department specializes in the treatment of diseases of the aorta, carotid artery and circulatory disorders.
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 University Hospital Münster annually treats 6,000 outpatients and over 3,500 inpatients. Annually, 3,500 operations and about 1,000 imaging examinations are performed. Every patient is offered the most sparing treatment option.
Department of General, Visceral, Thoracic and Vascular Surgery
The Department of Surgery at the University Hospital Bonn provides patients with medical care and treatments in the full range of general, visceral, thoracic and vascular surgery including emergency care. Another focus of the Department is transplant surgery (of liver and pancreas).