Treatment of ureteral stricture with resection with reconstruction of ureter (program ID: 288715)

University Hospital RWTH Aachen

location_on Aachen, Germany
8.7/10 from 41 Votes
Specialized hospital
Thomas-Alexander Vögeli

Head Physician
Prof. Dr. med.

Thomas-Alexander Vögeli

Specialized in: urology

Department of Urology

Program includes:

  • Initial presentation in the clinic
  • clinical history taking
  • review of medical records
  • physical examination
  • laboratory tests:
    • complete blood count
    • general urine analysis
    • biochemical analysis of blood
    • tumor markers
    • inflammation indicators
    • indicators blood coagulation
  • pelvic and abdominal ultrasound
  • preoperative care
  • ureteral resection with anastomosis
  • symptomatic treatment
  • control examinations
  • cost of essential medicines and materials
  • nursing services
  • full hospital accommodation
  • explanation of future recommendations


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About the department

The Department of Urology at the University Hospital Aachen under the direction of Prof. Dr. med. Thomas-Alexander Vögeli deals with the treatment of all kidney and urinary tract diseases as well as the diseases of all male reproductive organs. Altogether 16 doctors and 25 nurses work in the Department. They provide medical care in the Department of Urology and in the polyclinic. 

The main activity areas of the Department of Urology at the University Hospital Aachen under the direction of Prof. Dr. med. Thomas-Alexander Vögeli are medical and surgical treatments of urological tumors (cancer of adrenal glands, kidneys, bladder and urinary tracts, prostate, testis, and penis) minimally invasive treatment of ureter sickness and kidney stones, pediatric urology, therapy against incontinence and reconstructive surgery of the urogenital tract. Within the framework of surgical treatment, the Department carries out all kinds of open operative treatments, laparoscopic and DaVinci robot-assisted operations. There are provided all forms of urinary catheterization after radical cystectomy: ileum conduit, continent pouch, orthotopic neobladder, sigma-rectum pouch and so on. Apart from all the above-mentioned activity areas, the Department of Urology provides both inpatient and outpatient hospital care of all urinary diseases. According to the Focus magazine rating of 2017, the Department of Urology at the University Hospital Aachen ranks among the top German departments specializing in prostate cancer treatment!  

The treatment and procedures for all patients, especially for oncologic patients, are discussed on the interdisciplinary level (i.e. with all involved groups of specialists) and the decisions on the individual treatment programs for all patients are made in the same way as well. The introduction of a patient within the oncology council and discussion with radiologists, oncologists, pathologists, specialists of nuclear and palliative medicine as well as the specialists of private practices can be considered to be a cornerstone of the so-called translational medicine. The transfer of the available data and recent achievements for the patient treatment plays a key role in translational medicine. 

Furthermore, the Department of Urology at the University Hospital Aachen specializes in pediatric urology as well. Together with the colleagues from the pediatric department, the “Pediatric Urology” department provides treatment to children with urologic diseases.  

The stated objective of all staff of the Department of Urology at the University Hospital Aachen under the direction of Prof. Dr. med. Thomas-Alexander Vögeli is to put first humanity and patient regardless of all opportunities of modern medicine.

Curriculum vitae

Wissenschaftliche Auszeichnungen

  • 1989,1998,2005,2010 Paul-Mellin-Preis, Nordrhein-Westfälische Gesellschaft für Urologie
  • 1993 Award European Symposium on Urolithiasis
  • 1995 Peter-Bischoff-Preis, Norddeutsche Gesellschaft für Urologie
  • 1997 Heinrich-Warner-Preis für Urologische Onkologie
  • 2000 Oncological Urology Award, European Association of Urology
  • 2001 BARD-Preis Deutsche Gesellschaft für Urologie
  • 2002 Maximilian-Nitze-Preis der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Urologie
  • 2003 Fellowship Award der European Association of Urology
  • 2009 Bernd-Schönberger-Preis des AK Nierentransplantation der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Urologie

Mitarbeit in Gremien

  • Vorstand der Arbeitsgemeinschaft Urologische Onkologie der Deutsche Krebsgesellschaft
  • Vorstand der Interdisziplinären Hodentumorgruppe der Deutsche Krebsgesellschaft
  • Leitlinienkommission Prostatakarzinom der Deutsche Gesellschaft für Urologie
  • Vorsitzender der Leitlinienkommission Prostatakarzinom der Europäischen Gesellschaft für Urologie
  • Vorstand der Europäischen Gesellschaft für Uro-Onkologie
  • Vorstand der European Germ Cell Cancer Consensus Group
  • Task-Force-Gruppe Hodentumor der Französischen Krebsgesellschaft
  • Beratendes Mitglied der Gesellschaft Uro-Onkologie, Weißrussland
  • Beratendes Mitglied der Gesellschaft für Uro-Onkologie, Russland
  • Beratendes Mitglied der Gesellschaft für Uro-Onkologie, Türkei

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