St. Vincentius Hospital Karlsruhe-Academic Hospital of the University of Freiburg
St. Vincentius Hospital Karlsruhe-Academic Hospital of the University of Freiburg - Departments
Department of Gynecology, Obstetrics, Mammalogy and Treatment of Urinary Incontinence
The Department of Gynecology, Obstetrics, Mammalogy and Treatment of Urinary Incontinence is a competent medical institution that provides first-class medical care to patients with any clinical pictures related to a woman's health. Medical care is provided both in outpatient and inpatient settings. The range of services varies from simple laparoscopy, pelvic floor surgery, surgical interventions to treat urinary incontinence to long and complex interventions to treat gynecological oncological diseases.
Department of Pediatric and Adult Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Plastic Facial Surgery
The Department of Pediatric and Adult Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Plastic Facial Surgery performs diagnosis and treatment of all diseases of the ear, nose and throat, and also offers a variety of plastic surgeries for the face. The spectrum of services also covers surgical treatment of thyroid diseases. Particular attention in the department is given to the treatment of speech disorders, which is performed by two qualified speech therapists.
Department of Orthopedics
The Department of Orthopedics specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of all congenital and acquired diseases of the musculoskeletal system. The medical team of the department, consisting of experienced doctors, nurses and physiotherapists, provides services to patients of all ages, from infants who are just taking their first steps and ending with elderly people who want to maintain mobility and independence.
Department of Ophthalmology and Pediatric Ophthalmology
The Department of Ophthalmology and Pediatric Ophthalmology offers the full range of services in the diagnosis and treatment of eye diseases. The areas of specialization include conjunctival and corneal diseases, disorders of the lacrimal apparatus, cataracts, glaucoma, retinal disorders, etc. The department has four operating rooms equipped with the state-of-the-art medical, the most accurate technique.
Department of General, Abdominal and Vascular Surgery
The Department of General, Abdominal and Vascular Surgery offers the entire range of relevant services at the highest level. Along with intestinal and thyroid surgeries, the most important areas of the department are minimally invasive (laparoscopic) and oncological surgery. Together with the gastroenterological clinic, the department forms one of the leading certified centers for the treatment of colon cancer, recommended by the German Cancer Society. it has three new modern operating rooms, which have been used since 2011.
Department of Traumatology and Hand Surgery
The Department of Traumatology and Hand Surgery treats all injuries of the musculoskeletal system. Along with the classic directions of traumatology, sports traumatology and hand surgery, in which the department is famous for its excellent reputation, it also created the direction of shoulder and elbow surgery. The department is the center of competence of all parts of the upper limbs.
Department of Thoracic Surgery
The Department of Thoracic Surgery offers a full range of diagnostic services and surgical treatment of benign and malignant diseases of the central respiratory tract, lungs, mediastinum and thoracic wall, including adjacent areas. In cooperation with the Departments of Pulmonology, Oncology and Radiotherapy in 2011, the department was certified by the German Cancer Society as a center for the treatment of lung cancer.
Department of Gastroenterology, Endocrinology and Diabetology
The Department of Gastroenterology, Endocrinology and Diabetology specializes in inpatient and outpatient treatment of patients with diseases of the stomach, intestines, liver, pancreas (gastroenterology), diseases of the hormonal glands (endocrinology) and diabetes. The range of services of the department is complemented by endoscopy of the stomach, intestines and biliary tract, ultrasound examination of internal organs, including tissue sampling of the organ with a thin needle controlled by ultrasound.
Department of Hematology, Oncology, Immunology and Palliative Care
he Department of Hematology, Oncology, Immunology and Palliative Care specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of patients suffering from blood diseases, oncological and immunological diseases. Palliative medicine also belongs to the main directions of the department.
Department of Cardiology, Angiology and Intensive Care Medicine
The Department of Cardiology, Angiology and Intensive Care Medicine provides modern diagnostics and treatment of all forms of acquired and congenital heart diseases. Here, more than 3,500 coronary angiography procedures, over 1,400 coronary dilatation procedures, 750 electrophysiological examinations and 300 implantations of a pacemaker and defibrillator are performed annually.
Department of Pulmonology
The Department of Pulmonology deals performs diagnosis and treatment of respiratory diseases: trachea, bronchi, lungs and pleura. The department has 28 beds and an intensive care unit. In addition, there is a laboratory that performs a lung function study, an endoscopy unit, a bronchoscopy laboratory and a sleep laboratory.
Department of Nuclear Medicine
The Department of Nuclear Medicine is engaged in diagnostics and treatment of various conditions with the help of open radionuclides (radioactive substances). Due to the ability of radionuclides to penetrate deeply into tissues by using certain measuring devices (eg gamma cameras), physicians can visualize the processes of almost all organs in the human body by a non-invasive or minimally invasive methods. Such methods of research are sparing and have minimal negative impact on the human body.
Department of Radiation Therapy and Radiological Oncology
The main directions of the Department of Radiation Therapy and Radiological Oncology include intensively modulated radiation therapy (IMTT and rotational therapy with modulation of the radiation dose), combined radiotherapy, brachytherapy (eg, prostate cancer, cervix, breast and esophagus). The department has 33 beds. It is located in a new building. In 2014 and 2015 it was equipped with modern equipment for radiotherapy.
Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology
The Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology performs diagnosis and treatment of patients by using diagnostic imaging and the possibilities of interventional radiology both in outpatient and in inpatient settings. The spectrum of services of the department covers classical radiographic and functional radiology diagnostics, computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, angiography, mammography and sonography.
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