St. Antonius Hospital Eschweiler
St. Antonius Hospital Eschweiler - Departments
Department of Radiation Oncology
The Department of Radiation Oncology specializes in various types of radiation therapy according to the standards of modern medicine. The primary focus of the clinical activities of the department's doctors is the treatment of cancer patients. In addition, the field of competence of the specialists working in the medical facility includes radiation therapy for benign diseases of the joints and soft tissues, for example, small and large joint osteoarthritis, heel spur, tennis elbow. The department began its work in 2006 and today can be proud of excellent treatment outcomes. The patients are treated both on an inpatient and outpatient basis. In most cases, patients tolerate radiation therapy well, so hospitalization is not required. The patients' health is in the safe hands of a highly professional team of experienced doctors who individually select the optimal type of therapy, the radiation dose and the duration of the course of treatment. The team of the department's radiation therapists works closely with the specialists from related medical fields, which guarantees an integrated approach and an effective treatment outcome.
Department of General, Abdominal, Colorectal, Endocrine, Thoracic and Bariatric Surgery
The Department of General, Abdominal, Colorectal, Endocrine, Thoracic and Bariatric Surgery offers the full range of diagnostic and therapeutic services in the areas of its competence. A highly qualified team of the department's surgeons performs surgical procedures on the gastrointestinal organs, thyroid gland, adrenal glands, lungs and other thoracic organs, as well as hernia repair procedures. Of particular interest to the doctors of the medical facility is the surgical treatment of stomach and colon malignancies. The department's surgeons cooperate closely with gastroenterologists, oncologists and doctors from other related specialties, which guarantees comprehensive approach and high treatment efficiency. The department also focuses on patients with proctological diseases, including hemorrhoids, anal fistulas, anorectal abscesses and fecal incontinence. The department has the status of the Center of Competence for Bariatric Surgery and successfully performs modern weight loss surgery in patients suffering from morbid obesity. The department's operating rooms are equipped with state-of-the-art technology, while most of the interventions are performed using sparing minimally invasive techniques. The use of minimally invasive surgery has a number of benefits, while its efficiency is not inferior to classic open surgery associated with numerous risks to human health.
Department of Anesthesiology and Surgical Intensive Care
The services of the Department of Anesthesiology and Surgical Intensive Care include the use of a range of anaesthetic procedures during surgical operations, postoperative treatment in the recovery room or in the interdisciplinary intensive care ward and emergency medical care for patients in the Aachen area.
Department of Orthopedic, Cardiac and Neurological Rehabilitation
The Department of Orthopedic, Cardiac and Neurological Rehabilitation offers the full range of services in the fields of its competence. The department's medical team specializes in outpatient rehabilitation for patients who have suffered from diseases of the musculoskeletal system, cardiovascular and nervous systems. The patients' health is in the good hands of a multidisciplinary team of physicians, consisting of physiotherapists, specialists in therapeutic exercises, massage therapists, occupational therapists, nutritionists and other experts. The department has an excellent modern infrastructure, including the advanced exercise equipment for the restoration of fine and gross motor skills, rehabilitation swimming pools, medical bathtubs, treatment rooms for massage, respiratory therapy, etc. The department has a pleasant and friendly atmosphere, while the doctors are always ready for personal communication with the patients and their loved ones. Each patient benefits from an individually developed optimal rehabilitation plan, based on the rehabilitation goals and the patient's needs.
Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
According to the Focus magazine, the Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery ranks among the top German medical facilities in the area of its specialization! The department offers its patients the full range of high-quality medical services for the diagnostics and treatment of diseases of the arteries, veins and lymphatic vessels. The department specializes in both conservative and surgical treatment. The department has a high-tech hybrid operating room, recognized as one of the best in the region. The operating room is designed for minimally invasive catheter-assisted interventions and classic open vascular surgery. The department's doctors are focused on comprehensive treatment, and therefore the experts in the field of angiology, radiology, nephrology, diabetology and other specialties are often involved in the therapeutic process. The department regularly holds interdisciplinary boards, during which the doctors cooperatively consider especially complex clinical cases and select the most effective treatment. The medical facility is certified in accordance with the standards of the German Society of Vascular Surgery and the German Society for Angiology, which guarantees an impeccable quality of medical care.
Department of Gynecology, Gynecologic Oncology, Urogynecology and Mammology
According to the Focus magazine, the Department of Gynecology, Gynecologic Oncology, Urogynecology and Mammology ranks among the top German medical facilities specializing in breast cancer treatment! The department offers all the options of modern medicine for the prevention, diagnostics and treatment of the full range of diseases of the female genitalia. It provides comprehensive diagnostics of the female reproductive system and breast, as well as effective treatment of various gynecological diseases and breast pathologies. The doctors of the department successfully perform sparing minimally invasive interventions and plastic reconstructive interventions in the pelvic floor in the progressive operating rooms. Of particular interest for the department's gynecologists is the treatment of malignant diseases of the female reproductive system and breast cancer. In addition, the department's specialists are distinguished by their outstanding achievements in the treatment of uterine fibroids, endometriosis, urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse. The doctors of the medical facility pay great attention to personal communication with their patients, support them in every possible way and strive to create the most comfortable conditions during the entire therapeutic process.
Department of Hematology and Oncology
The Department of Hematology and Oncology provides the full range of medical services in the areas of its competence. The department specializes in the diagnostics and treatment of benign and malignant diseases of the hematopoietic system, as well as solid tumors of various localization. The department's doctors focus on the patients with acute and chronic leukemia, malignant lymphomas, malignant tumors of the gastrointestinal tract, lungs, breast, female reproductive organs, prostate gland, soft tissues and bones. The patients with advanced cancer are offered high quality palliative care to relieve pain and improve their quality of life. The department regularly holds interdisciplinary tumor boards with the participation of oncologists and doctors from related medical specialties. These tumor boards serve for considering each clinical case individually and careful planning of the subsequent treatment. When developing a treatment regimen, the doctors take into account all the slightest clinical aspects, which guarantees a successful treatment outcome. In addition, the department's doctors take part in many national and international research projects. Therefore, in addition to classical treatment methods, they can offer the very latest drugs and therapeutic methods, which have proven their high efficiency during clinical trials.
Department of Otolaryngology
Ear, Nose and Throat medicine is conducted within an inpatient department run by St. Antonius Hospital’s own specialists.
Department of Cardiology, Pulmonology, Nephrology, Angiology, Endocrinology, Diabetology, Gastroenterology and Hepatology
According to the reputable Focus magazine, the Department of Cardiology, Pulmonology, Nephrology, Angiology, Endocrinology, Diabetology, Gastroenterology and Hepatology ranks among the top German medical facilities specializing in the treatment of cardiovascular diseases! The department provides the high-quality treatment of diseases of the heart, lungs and other thoracic organs, kidneys, vascular system, diabetes mellitus, endocrine diseases, gastrointestinal and liver diseases. The patients' health is in the good hands of the highly qualified doctors. The medical facility provides conservative treatment with the use of modern drugs. In the field of cardiology, the specialists also perform catheter-assisted interventions in a specially equipped Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory. In addition, the department has an Endoscopy Unit, where gastroenterologists perform endoscopic procedures on the gastrointestinal organs for both diagnostic and therapeutic purposes. The department's medical team individually develops an optimal treatment regimen adapted to the particular clinical indications and needs of each patient.
Department of Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery, Hand Surgery
The Department of Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery, Hand Surgery offers all the options of modern surgery for correcting the shape of the face and body, both according to clinical indications and at the patient's own desire. The department's range of services is complemented by surgical procedures for diseases and injuries of the hand, including replantation surgery of any complexity. The department's team of surgeons also successfully performs dermatosurgical interventions for skin tumors in the face and other parts of the body. The department began its work in 1978 and became one of the first medical facilities in its specialization in North Rhine-Westphalia. Over the years of clinical practice, the department has accumulated extensive experience, thanks to which plastic surgeons achieve excellent results. The operations are performed in two high-tech operating rooms, in compliance with all hygiene and safety standards. Many interventions are performed using sparing laparoscopic surgical techniques to facilitate rapid postoperative recovery. The department actively uses computer modelling programs that allow the patient to evaluate the result of a surgical intervention even prior to its performance. This approach eliminates the patient's dissatisfaction with his appearance after the operation and, accordingly, the need for a second surgical procedure.
Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology
The Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology provides the full range of medical services in the areas of its competence. The doctors of the department conduct imaging studies and therapeutic interventional procedures under imaging guidance. Special attention is paid to modern imaging diagnostics – classical radiography, ultrasound examinations, mammography, computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging. The department's radiologists work on advanced medical equipment that allows detecting the slightest pathological changes in the organs and anatomical structures of the human body. In the field of interventional radiology, particular focus is on sympatholysis, biopsies, drainage and CT-guided pain therapy. The department's medical team works in accordance with current clinical protocols and strictly observes radiation protection standards, which excludes the negative effects of radiation on the human body.
Department of Adult and Pediatric Traumatology, Orthopedic Surgery, Spinal Surgery and Foot Surgery
The Department of Adult and Pediatric Traumatology, Orthopedic Surgery, Spinal Surgery and Foot Surgery offers its patients accurate diagnostics and high-quality treatment of the full range of diseases of the musculoskeletal system. The department provides both conservative and surgical treatment of congenital and acquired orthopedic diseases. The medical facility is certified as a regional Trauma Center, so the department's specialists can offer patients of all ages effective treatment for injuries of any severity. The department also has endoCert certification, which confirms the excellent quality of surgery for partial and total knee, hip and shoulder replacement. An equally important focus of the department's work is the treatment of spinal diseases, the excellent results of which are awarded with the certificate of the German Society for Spine Surgery. The department's doctors apply their clinical experience and professional skills to provide optimal treatment and eliminate mobility restrictions for each patient.
Department of Adult and Pediatric Urology, Andrology
According to the famous Focus magazine, the Department of Adult and Pediatric Urology, Andrology ranks among the best German medical facilities specializing in prostate cancer treatment! The department's urologists carry out modern diagnostics and treatment of all congenital and acquired diseases of the genitourinary tract, as well as of male genital organs. The department is certified as a Prostate Cancer Center and offers highly effective treatment of this pathology using the latest medical advances. The department's specialists also have unique experience in the treatment of benign and malignant tumors of the kidneys and bladder. In the field of pediatric urology, special attention is paid to the correction of congenital malformations of the genitourinary tract in young patients. The department's range of services is complemented by the diagnostics and treatment of male infertility, testosterone deficiency syndrome and erectile dysfunction. The medical facility enjoys an excellent reputation in its area of expertise throughout Germany. The doctors working in the department take care of both high quality of medical care and the maximum comfort of the patient during treatment, surrounding him with care and devoting enough time to personal communication.
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