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University Hospital Erlangen

Erlangen, Germany


Treatment of lung emphysema with endoscopic reduction of lung volume by valve implantation (program ID: 302389)


Wolfgang Rascher

Head Physician
Prof. Dr. med. Dr. h. c.

Wolfgang Rascher

Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine

Specialized in: pediatrics
Curriculum vitae keyboard_arrow_down

Vita

  • 1950    Geboren in Bad Neuenahr
  • 1970    Abitur in Köln
  • 1970-1976    Studium Humanmedizin Universität zu Köln und Heidelberg
  • 1976    Promotion am Klinischen Institut für Herzinfarktforschung, Medizinische Klinik Heidelberg (Prof. H. Greten)
  • 1977-1981    Wissenschaftlicher Assistent am Pharmakologischen Institut der Universität Heidelberg (Prof. F. Gross)
  • 1982-1987    Wissenschaftlicher Assistent an der Universitäts-Kinderklinik Heidelberg (Prof. H. Bickel)
  • 1982    Habilitation in Experimenteller Pharmakologie
  • 1987    Facharzt für Kinderheilkunde, Umhabilitation für das Fach Kinderheilkunde - Klinische Pharmakologie
  • 1987-1993    Professor (C2) für Kinderheilkunde und ltd. Oberarzt, Abt. Kindernephrologie, Universitäts-Gesamthochschule - Essen (Prof. H. Olbing)
  • 1993-1998    Professor (C4) für Kinderheilkunde, Direktor der Abteilung für Allgemeine Pädiatrie und Neonatologie der Justus-Liebig-Universität Giessen
  • Seit 1998    Professor (C4) für Kinderheilkunde, Direktor der Kinder- und Jugendklinik, Universitätsklinikum Erlangen, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
  • 2004    Ehrendoktor der Universität Pécs, Ungarn

Preise

  • Adalbert Czerny Preis der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Kinder- und Jugendmedizin, 1987
  • Franz Gross Wissenschaftspreis der Deutschen Hypertonie-Gesellschaft, 1995

Ausgewählte Aufgaben und Funktionen

  • Mitglied der Kommission Arzneimittelsicherheit der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Kinderheilkunde und Jugendmedizin seit 1993
  • Mitglied der Kommission A der Bundesinstituts für Arzneimittel und Medizinprodukte (BfArM) seit 1994
  • Stellvertretender Vorsitzender des Expertengremiums Arzneimittel im Kindes- und Jugendalter am BfArM, 2002-2004
  • Vorsitzender des Klinischen Ethikkomitees am Universitätsklinikum Erlangen seit 2002
  • Mitglied der Ethikkommission der Bayerischen Landesärztekammer (Pädiatrische Konsiliarius) seit 2003
  • Mitglied des Paediatric Expert Group (PEG) der European Medicines Agency (EMEA), 2003-2007
  • Vorsitzender der Kommission Arzneimittel für Kinder und Jugendliche am BfArM seit 2006

Schwerpunkte

  • Klinisch    Kinder-Nephrologie; Neonatologie; pädiatrische klinische Pharmakologie und Pharmakovigilanz
  • Wissenschaftlich    Regulation von Blutdruck sowie Salz- und Wasserhaushalt; Vasoaktive Peptide; Pharmakovigilanz; Fetale Programmierung
About the department keyboard_arrow_down

The Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine at the University Hospital Erlangen deals with the treatment of children (including premature and newborn babies) and adolescents of all age groups. The Department has various sections and special outpatient clinics to provide an optimal treatment depending on a clinical picture and age. The Department is headed by Prof. Dr. med. Dr. h. c. Wolfgang Rascher. With the latest diagnostic and therapeutic methods at command, the experienced pediatricians work together with the highly qualified nursing staff, physiotherapists and teachers to take care of the health of young patients.

With the history of over 100 years, the Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine at the University Hospital Erlangen is the Department of maximum care in the Nuremberg Metropolitan Region. The goal is to provide the most rapid and successful patient care. The University Hospital Erlangen has the best cutting-edge medical technology in its units, multidisciplinary centers and sections. Moreover, as an academic institution, the Department under the direction of Prof. Dr. med. Dr. h. c. Wolfgang Rascher is engaged into the development of new treatments to improve a successful medical care.

The main focuses of the Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine at the University Hospital Erlangen are:

  • Asthma
  • Allergology
  • Bladder dysfunction (incontinence)
  • Diabetes
  • EEG
  • Endocrinology
  • Developmental neurology
  • Ectodermal dysplasia
  • Epilepsy
  • Severe epilepsy
  • Premature babies
  • Gastroenterology
  • Genodermatoses
  • Hepatology / oncology
  • Hemostasiology
  • HIV
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Cardiology
  • Pediatric surgery
  • Pediatric cardiac surgery
  • Manifestation disorders
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Neonatology
  • Nephrology
  • Dialysis and Kidney Transplantation Center
  • Neuromuscular diseases
  • Neuropediatrics
  • Oncology
  • Palliative medical care
  • Psychosomatics and psychotherapy
  • Pneumology
  • Rheumatology
  • Pain therapy
  • Interdisciplinary diagnosis of rare diseases in pediatrics
  • Rare and hereditary cancers
  • Sonography
  • Spina bifida
  • Metabolic disorders
  • Transplantation
  • Cerebral palsy 

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 in 2 bedded room 
  • explanation of future recommendations
Type of program :
Expected duration of the program:

The program includes:

  • Translation of medical documents up to 4 pages
  • Interpreter up to 3 hours
  • Translation of medical documents up to 8 pages
  • Interpreter up to 5 hours
  • Translation of medical documents up to 10 pages
  • Interpreter up to 8 hours
  • Insurance of unforeseen expenses in case of complications in course of treatment and within 48 months after treatment (сoverage amount is 200,000.00 €)
  • Free consultations with the attending physician for the period of 3 months after treatment completion
  • Translation of medical documents up to 10 pages
  • Interpreter up to 10 hours
  • Insurance of unforeseen expenses in case of complications in course of treatment and within 48 months after treatment (сoverage amount is 200,000.00 €)
  • Free consultations with the attending physician for the period of 3 months after treatment completion
  • Translation of medical documents up to 10 pages
  • Interpreter up to 15 hours
  • Transfer from the airport to the clinic and back to the airport
  • Insurance of unforeseen expenses in case of complications in course of treatment and within 48 months after treatment (сoverage amount is 200,000.00 €)
  • Free consultations with the attending physician for the period of 3 months after treatment completion
  • Translation of medical documents up to 10 pages
  • Interpreter up to 25 hours
  • Transfer from the airport to the clinic and back to the airport
  • Insurance of unforeseen expenses in case of complications in course of treatment and within 48 months after treatment (сoverage amount is 200,000.00 €)
  • Free consultations with the attending physician for the period of 3 months after treatment completion
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