UKGM Marburg

Marburg, Germany

Treatment of varicose veins by stripping and crossectomy (program ID: 187197)

Rainer Moosdorf

Prof. Dr. med.

Rainer Moosdorf

Department of Cardiosurgery and Vascular Surgery

Specialized in: cardiosurgery, vascular surgery

About the department keyboard_arrow_down

The Department of Cardiac and thoracic vascular surgery at the University Hospital Marburg offers the complete spectrum in adult cardiac surgery. The department focus on the surgical treatment of coronary artery disease, the reconstruction or replacement of diseased heart valves, and the surgical treatment of cardiac arrhythmias. Particularly in the field of bypass surgery and the surgical treatment of coronary artery disease in its final stage the department is one of the best in Germany.

Program includes:

  • Initial presentation in the clinic
  • clinical history taking
  • review of medical records
  • physical examination
  • laboratory tests:
    • complete blood count
    • biochemical analysis of blood
    • Lipid metabolism (HDL/LDL, cholesterol,
      triglycerides Lip(a), homocysteine)
    • blood coagulation analysis (aPTT, PT, INR)
    • inflammation indicators (CRP, ESR)
    • metabolic status (uric acid, total glucose, HbA1c)
    • cardiovascular disease risk markers
    • kidney function test (creatinine, urea)
  • doppler/ duplex venous
  • phlebography (as indicated)
  • preoperative care
  • crossectomy with subsequent stripping
    in order to eliminate veins varicose
  • symptomatic treatment
  • control examinations
  • the cost of essential medicines and materials
  • nursing services
  • full hospital accommodation in 2 bedded room 
  • developing of further guidance 


Initial presentation to the clinic
gathering information about medical history
general clinical examination
complete blood count
biochemical analysis of blood
doppler and duplex venous
phlebography (as indicated)
crossectomy with subsequent stripping in order to eliminate varicose veins
stay in a hospital with full board up to 5 days
cost of essential medicines
nursing services
development of further recommendations

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About hospital

Marburg is situated about 100 km far from Frankfurt and is the center of Middle Hessen region with population of 78 000 people. The city is well known as a safe area with a lot of medieval buildings and interesting landmarks, such as Landgraf castle and Marburg University.

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.