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 Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery at the University Hospital of Halle (Saale) is a partner of the German Foundation for Heart Disease and has a long-lasting experience in treatment of senior patients which sustained a cardiac surgery.
The Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery at the University Hospital Jena covers the full area of cardiac surgery in adults at the international level. A particular emphasis is placed on the minimally invasive cardiac surgery, primarily on the minimally invasive valve surgery.
The operating range of the Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery of Uniklinikum Tübingen covers all kinds of transplant surgery, operational and interventional procedures in respective areas.
Department of Thoracic Surgery, Cardiac Surgery and Vascular Surgery
The Clinic of Thoracic Surgery, Cardiac Surgery and Vascular Surgery offers surgical treatment of all congenital and acquired diseases of the heart and lungs in adulthood, including the heart transplantation.
The Department of Thoracic Surgery at the DKD HELIOS Klinik Wiesbaden can perform all kinds of operations on the lung, chest wall, and on the other organs of the chest in benign and malignant diseases. A special treatment focuses on the operations with minimally invasive technology, eg. B.
From small, the diagnostic interventions to large tumor operations, the department of thoracic surgery offers the entire spectrum of thoracic surgery. The majority of the interventions are the very gentle, minimally invasive method of video-assisted thoracoscopy.
The Department of Thoracic Surgery at the Heidelberg University Hospital ranks among the largest and oldest departments of thoracic surgery in Europe. As the Department of excellence, it was certified as the Lung Cancer Center in 2009.