University Hospital Cologne

Cologne, Germany

Conservative treatment of esophageal stricture with endoscopic dilatation and ​stents implantation (program ID: 77911)

Tobias Goeser

Prof. Dr. med.

Tobias Goeser

Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Infectology

Specialized in: gastroenterology, hematology, infectology

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The Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology of the University Hospital Cologne in Germany, headed by Univ.-Prof. Dr. Tobias Goeser, deals with the treatment of the patients with the diseases of digestive organs, liver and biliary tract. The Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology provides the medical care meeting the international standards. We use the latest diagnostic and therapeutic methods, in which we integrate the results of our research in the field of gastroenterology and hepatology.

The Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology of the University Hospital Cologne in Germany, headed by Univ.-Prof. Dr. Tobias Goeser, includes the unit 18/1, the Endoscopy Center, ultrasound diagnosis (of the internal diseases) as well as the specialized daytime department for medical care for the patients with gastroenterological and hepatological diseases.

The patients with malignancies of liver and digestive organs are another focus of the Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology of the University Hospital Cologne in Germany, headed by Univ.-Prof. Dr. Tobias Goeser, (gastroenterological oncology). These patients are monitored in a close cooperation with the Center for Interdisciplinary Oncology.

Within the framework of the multidisciplinary department of liver transplant, the gastroenterologists and surgeons monitor the patients who need a liver transplant or recover after the transplantation.


Program includes:

  • Initial presentation in the clinic
  • clinical history taking
  • physical examination
  • review of medical records
  • laboratory tests:
    • complete blood count
    • general urine analysis
    • biochemical analysis of blood
    • TSH-basal, fT3, fT4
    • tumor markers (AFP, CEA, СА-19-9, CA 72-4)
    • indicators of inflammation (CRP, ESR)
    • indicators blood coagulation
  • barium study of the esophagus
  • abdominal ultrasound
  • gastroscopy with biopsy
  • analysis of hp (helicobacter pylori)
  • CT/MRI abdomen
  • endoscopic dilatation and ​stents implantation
  • symptomatic treatment
  • control examinations
  • the cost of essential medicines and materials
  • nursing services
  • nutrition recommendations
  • full hospital accommodation in 2 bedded room 
  • explanation of future recommendations
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About hospital

The University Hospital Cologne in Germany offers patients medical care at the always current state of knowledge and skills. The Department constantly looks for new methods of diagnosis and treatment of diseases. The people, who work at the University Hospital Cologne, commit themselves day after day to the physical and mental well being of our patients. As a hospital of excellence at the University Cologne („Exzellenz-Universität “), the Department continuously do research for new knowledge in all fields of human health. Due to the active, committed teaching, even recent graduates can provide excellent treatment quality.  The people, who work at the University Hospital Cologne, commit themselves day after day to the physical and mental well being of our patients.

In the University Hospital Cologne You will receive a good care. The team of doctors and the medical staff will support You during the recovery process from the first appointment and up to the outpatient treatment after the hospitalization. During your hospital stay many employees work day after day, hand in hand in order to make Your hospital stay as nice as possible.

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.