UKGM Gießen

Giessen, Germany


Diagnosis of cushing's disease (program ID: 133279)


Andreas Schäffler

Prof. Dr. med.

Andreas Schäffler

Department of Endocrinology, Diabetology and Metabolic Medicine

Specialized in: endocrinology, diabetology, internal medicine

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The department of internal medicine III includes general internal medicine, especially emphasis on endocrinology, diabetology, metabolism and nutritional medicine. The clinic offers diagnosis and treatment for all common and rare diseases of the above disciplines and has access to new drugs and treatment methods in the context of clinical study. In terms of a holistic and interdisciplinary treatment, the patients occupy the center stage.

Program includes:

  • Initial presentation in the clinic
  • clinical history taking
  • review of medical records
  • physical examination
  • laboratory tests:
    • complete blood count
    • general urine analysis
    • biochemical analysis of blood
    • TSH-basal, fT3, fT4
    • 24-hour urine collection with analysis
      for urinary free cortisol excretion
  • ultrasound of the adrenal gland
  • CT/MRI scan of the head
  • low-dose and high-dose dexamethasone
    suppression tests
  • nursing services
  • consultation of related specialists
  • treatment via head doctor and all leading experts
  • explanation of individual treatment plan
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