University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus Dresden
Department of Urology (292200)
Specialized in: urology
The Department of Urology at the University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus Dresden provides expert knowledge and sophisticated treatments in all areas of urology. Since 1992, the Department has been headed by Professor Dr. med. Dr. h.c. Manfred Wirth, an internationally recognized expert. The experienced employees and good equipment ensure modern and comprehensive treatment in general urology, as well as in all special fields of urology, including urological oncology, pediatric urology, andrology, female urology and neurourology. The University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus Dresden also provides treatment in such highly specialized fields as kidney transplantation, treatment of incontinence, urolithiasis, as well as the treatment of malignant prostatic syndrome. According to the Focus magazine rating of 2017, the Department of Urology at the University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus Dresden ranks among the top German departments specializing in prostate cancer treatment!
Professor Dr. med. Dr. h.c. Manfred Wirth and the team under his direction annually treat about 4,500 inpatients and 6,600 outpatients (including counseling). Along with three specialized sections, the Department of Urology at the University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus Dresden has its private Intensive Care Unit, which offers a number of advantages for patients not only within the framework of postoperative treatment. The Departemnt ranks among the largest academic centers of Germany and is engaged into the training / advanced training of medical students and practitioners, as well as foreign physicians and academics.
The clinical and theoretical research activity of the Department of Urology at the University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus Dresden, financed by national and international scientific foundations, is primarily focused on prostatic cancer, bladder cancer and benign prostatic hyperplasia.
The range of medical services of the Department of Urology under the direction of Professor Dr. med. Dr. h.c. Manfred Wirth includes:
- Kidney tumors
- Pediatric urology
- Treatment of bladder cancer
- Urinary stones
- Urological emergency
- Consultations on prostate cancer
- Benign prostatic hyperplasia
- Da Vinci robotic system
- Surgical techniques
- Dresden, Germany