University Hospital Dusseldorf

Duesseldorf, Germany

Angioplasty with stenting (1-2 stent) in stenosis of a renal artery (program ID: 82059)

Hubert Schelzig

Prof. Dr. med.

Hubert Schelzig

Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery

Specialized in: vascular surgery

Curriculum vitae keyboard_arrow_down
  • 2011 Berufung zum Universitätsprofessor verbunden mit Leitung Klinik für Gefäß- und Endovaskularchirurgie Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf
  • 2010 Endovaskulärer Spezialist (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Gefäßchirurgie  DGG)
  • 2008 Berufung zum apl. Professor
  • 2008 Endauswahl Lehrstuhl für Gefäßchirurgie PMU Salzburg
  • 2008 Endovaskulärer Chirurg (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Gefäßchirurgie  DGG)
  • 2007 Facharzt Thoraxchirurgie
  • 2006 Habilitation Chirurgie
  • 2004 Facharzt Gefäßchirurgie
  • 2002 Facharzt Chirurgie
  • 2001 Leiter des Labors Klinik für Thorax- und Gefäßchirurgie, Universität Ulm
  • 1995 Beginn Facharztausbildung Klinik für Thorax- und Gefäßchirurgie, Universität Ulm
  • 1995 Promotion
  • 1988 Studium Humanmedizin Ulm und München
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The Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery at the University Hospital  Dusseldorf  is a national and international centre for vascular medicine. The kidney transplantation has been a strong point of the Department since 1974. The head of the Department is Univ.-Prof. Dr. Hubert Schelzig. 

The Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery at the University Hospital  Dusseldorf  develops and uses the most advanced surgical techniques. A specially trained team of the Department under the direction of Univ.-Prof. Dr. Hubert Schelzig has expert knowledge and experience in the treatment of all vascular areas of the body, except the coronary vessels. As a national reference hospital, the Department is often asked to issue additional medical opinions on vascular diseases.

Over the past 30 years the Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery has become the center of supra-regional importance for blood vessel surgery and kidney transplant. Annually the Department performs about 1,200 operations on the aorta, arteries and veins and about 120 kidney transplants (25% of them are from living donors). 

The Department makes every effort for the patient to benefit from unique opportunities of the University Hospital  Dusseldorf. These opportunities are realized by the foundation of the German Center for Aortic Diseases Dusseldorf (DAD), the University Center for the Treatment of Wounds (UWZ) as well as  the University Center for Vascular Diseases Dusseldorf (UGD). The aim of all physicians and staff workers under the direction of  Univ.-Prof. Dr. Hubert Schelzig is to offer patients a sparing, customized as well as minimally invasive treatment, whenever possible, at the university hospital level. 

The treatment focuses of the Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery at the University Hospital  Dusseldorf  include: 

  • Carotid artery stenoses
  • Expansion of the carotid arteries
  • Kidney transplant
  • Varicose veins
  • Blood circulation disorders in pelvis and leg vessels
  • Atriventricular bypass surgery in patients with dialysis 

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
    • Lipid metabolism (HDL/LDL, cholesterol,
      triglycerides Lip(a), homocysteine)
    • blood coagulation analysis (aPTT, PT, INR)
    • inflammation indicators (CRP, ESR)
    • metabolic status (uric acid, total glucose, HbA1c)
    • cardiovascular disease risk markers
    • kidney function test (creatinine, urea)
  • color doppler echocardiography
  • color doppler sonography of renal arteries 
  • duplex renal arteries 
  • CT/ MRI-angiography of renal arteries
  • preoperative care
  • angioplasty of renal artery with implantation of stents (max. 2)
  • blood transfusions (if needed)
  • symptomatic treatment
  • control examinations
  • the cost of essential medicines and materials
  • nursing services
  • full hospital accommodation in 2 bedded room 
  • developing of further guidance 


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