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Breast cancer diagnosis (program ID: 228397)

Sana Hospital Duisburg

location_on Duisburg, Germany
9.2/10 from 5 Votes
Specialized hospital
Markus Schmidt

Head Physician
Prof. Dr. med.

Markus Schmidt

Specialized in: gynecology, obstetrics

The Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics at the Sana Hospital Duisburg offers all services in the field of gynecology and obstetrics at the most advanced level. The department is headed by Prof. Dr. med. Markus Schmidt. 

In the field of gynecology, the department covers the full range of gynecological operations, including surgery for women who want to have a child. There are performed extensive cancer surgical interventions, as well as prolapse and incontinence surgeries. The specialists of the department have all tested and advanced treatments for incontinence and organ prolapses. 

As the Level I Perinatal Center, the Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics offers a family-oriented obstetric care with maximum safety in three comfortably furnished maternity wards. In cooperation with the nearby Department of Pediatrics, there are provided the best opportunities for high-risk pregnancies, for example, in case of delivery of premature babies, twins, newborns with congenital diseases and emergency cases.         

The service range of the department in the field of gynecological surgery and sensology includes the following treatments:

  • Incontinence and prolapse (Pelvic Floor Center) 
  • Benign uterine diseases: fibroids and menstrual disorders  
  • Benign diseases of the ovaries and fallopian tubes 
  • Endometriosis 
  • Adhesions and chronic lower abdominal pain  
  • Unwanted infertility (diagnosis and restoration of the reproductive function) 
  • Dysplasia  (diseases of the cervix uteri and vulva) 
  • Gynecological oncology (cancer of the female genital organs) 
  • Benign and malignant diseases of the breast

The department offers the following special treatment methods:

  • Minimally invasive surgery 
    • Laparoscopic surgery on the uterus: removal of fibroid knots, total or partial hysterectomy 
    • Laparoscopic surgery to repair organ prolapse, including uterine preservation surgery 
    • Laparoscopic surgery on the ovaries and fallopian tubes, including the removal of tumors and cysts, restoration of the reproductive function 
    • Laparoscopic surgery to remove adhesions and endometriosis, also in case of various preliminary operations 
    • Surgery with hysteroscopy: removal of fibroids and polyps (with organ preservation), correction of uterine malformations 
    • Minimally invasive treatments involving organ preservation due to the menstrual disorders: by removing the mucous membrane (hysteroscopy) or obliteration (Thermachoice)
    • Laparoscopic cancer surgery in the early stages 
  • Surgery to restore reproductive function: 
    • In vitro fertilization (IVF or ICSI)
    • Surgery to restore tubal patency (restoration of the reproductive function) 
  • Preservation of fertility in malignant diseases 
  • Outpatient gynecological counseling for both children and adults 

The range of medical services of the department in the field of obstetrics and perinatal medicine includes:

  • Family-oriented obstetric care 
  • Monitoring of high-risk pregnancies 
  • Prenatal diagnosis 
  • Invasive interventions, including amniocentesis, chorionic villus sampling, umbilical cord puncture 
  • Intrauterine therapy 
  • Medical care of premature infants 
  • Monitoring of multiple pregnancies
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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 blood test
    • inflammation markers (CRP, ESR)
    • blood coagulation analysis (aPTT, PT, INR)
    • tumor markers (CEA, CA 15-3, CYFRA 21-1, NSE)
  • mammology examination:
    • breasts ultrasound
    • mammography
  • ultrasound of pelvic organs and abdomen
  • MRI of the breasts (if indicated clinically, additional cost is 1200€)
  • FNA biopsy with histological study (if indicated clinically, additional cost is 2000€)
  • HER2 status
  • breast cancer index (BCI)
  • estrogen and progesteron receptors analysis (ER, PR)
  • Oncotype DX test (if indicated clinically, additional cost is 4000 €)
  • Mammaprint test (if indicated clinically, additional cost is 3000 €)
  • nursing services
  • consultation of related specialists
  • treatment by chief physician and all leading experts
  • explanation of individual treatment plan
     
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