St. Antonius Hospital

Eschweiler, Germany

Surgical treatment of kidney cancer with nephrectomy and ureterectomy (program ID: 49891)

Joachim A. Steffens

Prof. Dr. med.

Joachim A. Steffens

Department of Urology and Pediatric Urology

Specialized in: urology

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The Department of Urology and Paediatric Urology offers a comprehensive range of modern diagnostic procedures and treatment options. By working with the hospital’s Department of Radiation and Clinic for Oncology, the department guarantees that any further treatment that may be required will be carried out in line with the very latest research.

  • Prostatic tumours
  • Bladder tumours and urinary diversion (incontinent, continent)
  • Ureteral tumours
  • Renal tumours
  • Adrenal tumours
  • Testicular tumours
  • Penile tumours
  • Tumours of the posterior abdominal cavity


Program includes:

  • Initial presentation in the clinic
  • clinical history taking
  • review of medical records
  • physical examination
  • urological examination
  • laboratory tests:
    • complete blood count
    • general urine analysis
    • biochemical analysis of blood
    • inflammation indicators (CRP, ESR)
    • indicators blood coagulation
    • tumor marker
  • ultrasound of the urogenital system
  • CT/MRI of the abdomen and pelvis
  • preoperative care
  • laparoscopic nephrectomy and ureterectomy
  • histologically and immunohistochemically
    examination of the remote tissues
  • symptomatic treatment
  • control examinations
  • the cost of essential medicines and materials
  • nursing services
  • full hospital accommodation in 2 bedded room 
  • explanation of future recommendations
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About hospital

St. Antonius Hospital (St. Antonius Hospital) is an academic teaching hospital of the RWTH technical university, Aachen. This is a denominational hospital and it focuses its activity on providing first-class medical services, using innovative and modern methods of treatment. This medical institution in collaboration with other organizations provides not only multidisciplinary treatment of patients, but also specializes in palliative medicine. The holistic approach to the healing process is reflected in the hospital’s structure, which focuses on providing comprehensive care. The broad spectrum of our specialist medical departments is reflected in an equally wide choice of treatments, of which the following diagram provides an initial overview.

Accommodation in hospital

Patients rooms

The kid rooms have everything needed for a comfortable stay. The kid bathroom includes both a toilet and a shower. All rooms offer functional beds with orthopaedic mattresses ensuring unsurpassed support for overall body during sleep. There are bedside stands with pull-out tables, lockers and safe boxes in each room. It is also possible to access the Internet from a PC, smartphone or tablet so that kids always keep in touch with their parents and other family members. There is also a TV in each room.
You can opt for a single or a double room. An accompanying person may stay with the kid in the room. A double room is shared with another patient.
The enhanced comfort rooms are equipped with a safety box, a fridge and upholstered furniture.

Meals and Menus

The patient and the accompanying person are offered a daily choice of three menus. If you are on a specific diet for any reason, you will be offered an individual menu. Please inform the medical staff about your dietary preferences prior to the treatment.

Further details

Standard rooms include:






Christian priests are available for the patients at any time. Representatives of other religions may be requested at any time.

Accompanying person

Your companion may stay with you in your room or at a hotel of your choice during the fixed program.


You may stay at the hotel during the outpatient program. Our employees will support you for selecting the best option.