Sana Hospital Duisburg

Duisburg, Germany

Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology

Christian Rülander

Dr. med.

Christian Rülander

Specialized in: orthopedics, traumatology

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The Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology at the Sana Hospital Duisburg under the direction of Dr. med. Christian Rülander is a maximum care medical center and specializes not only in traumatology, but also in arthroplasty, especially in knee and hip replacement. There are annually performed from 50 up to 100 operations to implant knee joint and about 100 hip replacements, especially in elderly patients. Hip replacement is preferably performed by means of conservative standard methods. 

The physicians of the Department under the direction of Dr. med. Christian Rülander have a long experience, especially in knee and hip replacement. Through the use of sparing techniques, in many cases joint function can be restored without any prosthetics. If surgery is necessary, the Department uses computer navigation to make a precise planning and axial correction. In addition, standard surgery also includes revision operations in case of loose prostheses and unstable joints in order to replace some components or to make a total prosthesis replacement. The Sana Hospital Duisburg uses the most advanced minimally invasive techniques to perform arthroplasty.

In the field of physiotherapy, the employees of the Sana Hospital Duisburg provide medical care to patients during their hospital stay and use specific exercise programs, neurophysiological treatment, walking training, manual lymphatic drainage, classical massage and electrotherapy to regain or maintain mobility and self-care ability.

Finally, the Department at the Sana Hospital Duisburg offers comprehensive round-the-clock medical care for patients with severe injuries and polytrauma. Furthermore, The Department also specializes in the treatment of sports injuries. 

The medical focuses of the Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology at the Sana Hospital Duisburg are:

  • Spinal fractures 
  • Prevention of prosthesis implantation 
  • Traumatology: injuries after an accident / sports injuries 
  • Polytrauma 
  • Osteochondral autograft transplantation (OATS)
  • Knee replacement (total endoprosthesis) 
  • Hip replacement (total endoprosthesis) 
  • Geriatric traumatology 
  • Arthroscopy 
  • Outpatient surgery 
  • Pediatric traumatology

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