University Hospital Dusseldorf

Duesseldorf, Germany

Diagnosis and conservative treatment of esophageal cancer with endoscopic bougienage and stent overlay (program ID: 81703)

Dieter Häussinger

Prof. Dr. med.

Dieter Häussinger

Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Infectiology

Specialized in: internal medicine, hepatology

Curriculum vitae keyboard_arrow_down
  • 2011–dato Sprecher des Sonderforschungsbereichs 974 „Kommunikation und Systemrelevanz bei Leberschädigung und Regeneration“
  • 2011–dato Direktor des Leber- und Infektionszentrums Düsseldorf
  • 2010–dato Direktor des W. Hirsch Institute of Tropical Medicine, Adama University, Äthiopien 2010 – dato Mitglied des Senats der Wissenschaftsgemeinschaft Leibniz (WGL)
  • 2009–dato Sprecher der Klinischen Forschergruppe KFO 217 „Hepatobiliärer Transport und Lebererkrankungen“
  • 2007–2013 Senatskommission der DFG zur Förderung deutsch-israelischer Projekte (DIP)
  • 2006–2007 Mitglied des Senats der Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf
  • 2005–2008 Geschäftsführender Direktor des Zentrums Innere Medizin und Neurologie am Universitätsklinikum Düsseldorf
  • 2005 Zusatzbezeichnung Infektiologie und Prüfer bei der Ärztekammer Nordrhein
  • 2011–dato, Mitglied des Fakultätsrats der Medizinischen Fakultät
  • 2000–2011 Sprecher des Sonderforschungsbereichs 575 „Experimentelle Hepatologie“
  • 2000–2007 Mitglied im Medizinausschuss des Wissenschaftsrats
  • 1998–2002 Dekan der Medizinischen Fakultät der Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf und Vorstandsmitglied des Universitätsklinikums Düsseldorf
  • 1997–2000 Mitglied des Senats- und Bewilligungsausschusses der DFG für Sonderforschungsbereiche
  • 1994–dato Ordinarius für Innere Medizin an der Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf und Direktor der Medizinischen Klinik D (Gastroenterologie, Hepatologie und Infektiologie) am Universitätsklinikum Düsseldorf
  • 1991–1994 Hermann und Lilly-Schilling Professur des Deutschen Stifterverbands
  • 1989 Ruf auf den Lehrstuhl für Physiologische Chemie Universität Münster
  • 1988 Ernennung zum außerplanmäßigen Professor an der Universität Freiburg
  • 1985–1990 Heisenbergstipendiat der Deutschen Forschungsgemeinschaft
  • 1986/1989 Facharzt für Innere Medizin/Gastroenterologie
  • 1984 Habilitation für das Fach Innere Medizin
  • 1977 Approbation als Arzt
  • 1976–1994 Ärztliche Tätigkeit am Kreiskrankenhaus Nördlingen (1976/1977); als Geschwaderarzt beim 1. U-Bootgeschwader Kiel (1977/78) und an der Medizinischen Universitätsklinik Freiburg i. Br., Dir. Prof. Dr. W. Gerok (1979-1994)
  • 1976 Promotion zum Dr. med.
  • 1970–1976 Medizinstudium an der Ludwig-Maximilian-Universität München
About the department keyboard_arrow_down

The Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Infectiology at the University Hospital Dusseldorf  covers a wide range of medical areas: diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the liver, gastrointestinal tract, pancreas as well as the treatment of gastrointestinal tumors (esophagus, stomach, intestines, pancreas, liver). The head of the Department is Univ. Prof. Dr. med. Dieter Häussinger.

Together with other departments there was created a certified Center for intestinal diseases. The main advantages of the Center include high-tech endoscopy, sonography (with contrast enhancement) and punctures under ultrasound guidance. Furthermore, all common methods of functional gastroenterological diagnosis (breasth tests, PH measurements, esophageal and rectal manometry). 

The Department is also a supra-regional centre of diagnosis and treatment for chronic liver diseases and their complications.
Moreover, Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Infectiology is a certified Infectiology Center. It deals with the treatment of all forms of hepatitis, HIV and tropical infectious diseases.

The Department at the University Hospital Dusseldorf  under the direction of Univ. Prof. Dr. med. Dieter Häussinger has 10 specialized outpatient clinics and is equipped with all state-of-the-art diagnostic and therapeuic technologies. Numerous examinations involve sonography and sparing endoscopic methods that relieve patients from the need of complex operations. 

The treatment focuses of the Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Infectiology at the University Hospital Dusseldorf  are:

  • Acute and chronic liver diseases, including complications
  • Gastrointestinal diseases
  • A wide range of therapeutic services for the treatment of gastrointestinal tumors and liver cancer
  • Treatment of hepatitis and HIV
  • Congenital cholestatic liver diseases
  • Congenital metabolic diseases
  • Counseling on vaccinations during travelling, tropical medicine and intensive care
  • High-tech endoscopy, US and functional diagnosis 

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
    • indicators of inflammation (CRP, ESR)
    • indicators blood coagulation
  • abdominal ultrasound
  • CT/MRI abdomen
  • analysis on the hp (helicobacter pylori)
  • endoscopic bougienage and stent overlay
  • symptomatic treatment
  • control examinations
  • the cost of essential medicines and materials
  • nursing services
  • full hospital accommodation in 2 bedded room 
  • explanation of future recommendations
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