University Hospital RWTH Aachen

location_on Aachen, Germany
8.9/10 from 41 Votes

Department of Kidney Diseases, Hypertension and Immunologic Diseases (278203)

Jürgen Floege

Prof. Dr. med.

Jürgen Floege

Specialized in: kidney diseases, hypertension, immunologic diseases

The Department of Kidney Diseases, Hypertension and Immunologic Diseases focuses on care and treatment of kidney diseases, hypertension and immunologic diseases as well as treatment of the patients with renal failure (dialysis method, kidney transplant). The chief physician of the Department is Prof. Dr. med. Jürgen Floege. All together 23 doctors work in the Medical Department II. As for scientific activity, the Medical Department II deals with nephrology and immunology.

The range of services of the Department of Kidney Diseases, Hypertension and Immunologic Diseases includes:

  • Medical care of all internal diseases, especially hypertension and all forms of kidney diseases, rheumatologic and immunologic diseases
  • Treatment of all rheumatologic and immunologic diseases, especially with immunosuppression and membrane plasmapheresis, cryofiltration and cascade filtration
  • Endocrinological disorders, particularly, those of adrenal gland, kidney, parathyroid gland
  • Late complications at diabetes (diabetic nephropathy)
  • Bone diseases due to metabolic disorders
  • Hardware-based treatment
  • of acute and chronic renal failure (> 1,000 dialyses per year)
  • All kinds of kidney transplant, including hemodialysis, hemofiltration, hemodiafiltration, CAPD (outpatient), CAPD (hardware-based), citrate hemodialysis and citrate hemofiltration
  • Kidney transplant (in cooperation with the Department of Urology)
  • Intensive medical care, including hardware-based treatment of exogenous and endogenous intoxications, hemoperfusion, continuous veno-venous hemofiltration, respiratory treatment
  • Interdisciplinary Bypass Center
  • Interdisciplinary Cardiology and Nephrology Center
  • 24/7 emergency medical service

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