University Hospital RWTH Aachen

location_on Aachen, Germany
8.896/10 from 41 Votes

Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Neuroradiology (590757)

Martin Wiesmann

Prof. Dr. med.

Martin Wiesmann

Specialized in: diagnostic and interventional neuroradiology

About the Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Neuroradiology at University Hospital RWTH Aachen

The Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Neuroradiology at the University Hospital RWTH Aachen offers all the options of imaging diagnostics, as well as imaging-guided treatment of the nervous system (brain and spinal cord). The Chief Physician of the department is Prof. Dr. med. Martin Wiesmann.

The department is equipped with the state-of-the-art systems for computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, digital subtraction angiography. With the help of these techniques, the doctors can clearly image the structure of the brain and spinal cord, assess the cerebral blood flow and nerve cell function. The patient care is provided in collaboration with specialists from the related fields, such as neurologists, neurosurgeons, vascular surgeons, otolaryngologists, etc.

The department's doctors are distinguished by high professionalism, vast experience, which in combination with progressive technical base help to achieve excellent results. The great advantage of the department is also active research activities with productive results, which are introduced into clinical practice. 

The main focuses of the department’s clinical practice include:

  • Diagnostics
    • Computed tomography
    • Digital subtraction angiography of the cervical and cerebral vessels
    • Magnetic resonance imaging
    • Myelography
    • X-ray examinations
  • Interventional therapy
    • Procedures for the treatment of vascular stenoses and obstruction
      • Thrombectomy
      • Stent angioplasty
    • Procedures for vascular defect closure
      • Embolization of vascularized tumors, arteriovenous and spinal vascular malformations
      • Endovascular aneurysm treatment
    • CT-guided spinal interventional procedures
  • Other diagnostic and therapeutic services

Photo of the doctor: (c) Uniklinik RWTH Aachen 

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