Treatment of lung emphysema with endoscopic reduction of lung volume by valve implantation (program ID: 302307)

Charite University Hospital Berlin

location_on Berlin, Germany
9/10 from 95 Votes
Specialized hospital
Bodo Niggemann

Head Physician
Prof. Dr. med.

Bodo Niggemann

Specialized in: pediatric pneumology, immunology and intensive care medicine

The Department of Pediatric Pneumology, Immunology and Intensive Care Medicine at the University Hospital Charite is located at the Campus Virchow-Klinikum. The department is headed by Prof. Dr. Bodo Niggemann.

The department treats acute and chronically ill patients with allergies, pulmonary, immunological and rheumatological diseases from birth up to the age of full physical development. Moreover, it specializes in the treatment of cystic fibrosis.

The Department of Pediatric Pneumology, Immunology and Intensive Care Medicine is engaged in the research of allergies, immunodeficiencies, HIV, tuberculosis, cysic fibrosis, rheumatic diseases in children, as well as in the research of infectious immunology.

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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
    • inflammation indicators (CRP, ESR)
    • indicators blood coagulation
    • TSH-basal
  • x-ray and bronchography
  • electrocardiogram (ECG)
  • high-resolution computed tomography (HR-CT)
  • preoperative care
  • endoscopic valve implantation
  • symptomatic treatment
  • control examinations
  • the cost of essential medicines and materials
  • nursing services
  • full hospital accommodation
  • explanation of future recommendations
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