St. Anna Hospital Herne
Department of Internal Medicine (128)
Specialized in: nephrology, pulmonology, cardiology, intensive medicine
About the department
The Department of Internal Medicine at the St. Anna Hospital in Herne under the lead of Prof. Dr. med. Klaus Kisters offers the entire range of diagnosis and treatment of internal diseases. Apart from patients with specific complaints, there are patients, who at the time of presentation in the Department, do not know the origin of their complaints. In such cases, the main focus is the identification of the origin of these complaints, which can be caused by diverse or several simultaneously occurring diseases.
The team of Department around Prof. Dr. med. Klaus Kisters is in charge for a competent diagnosis of the respective clinical picture depending on the disease. The treatment is carried out by the respective specialist expert of the Department of Internal Medicine or – if required – by the specialist physician of another Department within the St. Anna Hospital in Herne. Every patient is treated from a holistic point of view in order to ensure the best possible treatment.
In addition to an extensive diagnosis, the Department of Internal Medicine also specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the heart, lungs, bronchial system and kidneys as well as, if required, in the intensive and palliative medical care. A particular focus lies on the treatment of hypertension.
The range of services of the Department of Internal Medicine at the St. Anna Hospital in Herne comprises diagnosis and treatment of the following diseases:
- Lung inflammation (pneumonia)
- Acute and chronic inflammation of the bronchi
- COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, “Smoker's bronchitis”)
- Asthma bronchiale
- Lung emphysema
- Interstitial lung disease / pulmonary fibrosis
- Lung tumor / Bronchial carcinoma
- Pulmonary embolism
- Kidney failure
- Kidney stones
- Coronary heart disease
- Heart attack
- Cardiac insufficiency (weakness of the heart muscle)
- Inflammation of the heart muscle
- Cardiac arrhythmias
- Heart valve diseases
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