University Hospital Cologne
Department of Vascular Surgery (26173)
Specialized in: vascular surgery
The Department of Vascular Surgery at the University Hospital Cologne, headed by Univ.-Prof. Dr. Jan Brunkwall, offers all methods of diagnosis and treatment of vascular diseases. Being integrated into the new Heart Center, the department provides its patients comprehensive medical care. The department has 28 beds for the standard medical care, as well as the intensive care unit with 48 beds for the patients who need intermediate and intensive care in cooperation with other departments of the Heart Center.
The Department of Vascular Surgery performs over 1,200 surgical procedures every year. It specializes in the endovascular treatment of aortic aneurysm in the thorax and abdominal cavity. The department provides the first-line therapy, subsequent treatment and rehabilitation after vascular procedures to over 3,000 patients every year.
Particular attention is paid to the intensive interdisciplinary cooperation, in particular, with the Institute and Department of Radiology. In addition, together with the colleagues form the Department of Neurology, the Department of Vascular Surgery offers its patients an optimal and patient-oriented diagnosis and treatment.
The range of medical services of the Department of Vascular Surgery includes:
- Aortic dissection
- Aneurysm of the thoracic aorta and aneurysm of the entire aorta
- Abdominal aortic aneurysm
- Carotid artery stenosis
- Obliterating endarteritis
- Bypass Center for dialysis patients
- Renal artery stenosis
- Mesenteric ischemia
- Varicose veins
- Secondary varicosis
- Chronic venous insufficiency
- Blood clotting disorders
- Congenital vascular diseases
- Cologne, Germany