UKGM Gießen

Giessen, Germany

Implantation of cardioverter- defibrillator in patients with cardiac insufficiency (program ID: 111425)

Andreas Boening

Prof. Dr. med.

Andreas Boening

Department of Cardiosurgery, Pediatric Cardiosurgery and Vascular Surgery

Specialized in: cadio surgery, viscular surgery

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The Department of Cardiosurgery, Pediatric Cardiosurgery and Vascular Surgery offers a full range of techniques in the field of cardiovascular surgery; in the clinic, about 2,000 operations are conducted every year, in strict accordance with the latest standards and under control of regulatory organisations (BQS, GQH), which are ensuring compliance with consistently high quality of service. Patients are in constant contact with the staff and medical experts, and are consulted in details about all the nuances of the upcoming treatment. Patients learn about the details of the upcoming operation directly from the operating surgeon and freely communicate with top managers of the clinic, including chief physician. both single and double rooms are available for our patients.


Program includes:

  • Initial presentation in the clinic
  • clinical history taking
  • physical examination
  • cardiac examination
  • laboratory tests:
    • complete blood count
    • biochemical analysis of blood
    • TSH-basal, fT3, fT4
    • indicators of inflammation
    • indicators blood coagulation
  • measurement of arterial blood pressure,
  • ECG/ echocardiography
  • holter monitoring (24h)
  • preoperative care
  • implantation of cardioverter- defibrillator
  • symptomatic treatment
  • control examinations
  • cost of essential medicines and materials
  • nursing services
  • full hospital accommodation in 2 bed shared room
  • explanation of future recommendations
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About hospital

Gießen is an old university town 30 km far from Marburg, where in 1607 the Ludwig University was situated, and where can be found the oldest German botanic garden. This is also the city where stands a monument to x-rays.

Gießen is situated 30 km away from Marburg. Today, Giessen and Marburg are not only historical culture centers, but also cities with effective, modern hospital system based on medical University, which is well known both in Germany and abroad.

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.