University Hospital Erlangen

Erlangen, Germany

Treatment of hydronephrosis with obstruction as a result of kidney stones with lithotripsy (program ID: 257217)

Bernd Wullich

Prof. Dr. med.

Bernd Wullich

Department of Urology and Pediatric Urology

Specialized in: urology

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The Department of Urology at the University Hospital Erlangen offers the entire spectrum of treatments for urological diseases. As the renowned University Clinic, the Department ensures the treatment based on both innovative and well-tried standards of medicine. The treatment is provided in its three operating rooms with the state-of-the-art technical equipment. The Department is headed by Prof. Dr. med. B. Wullich.

The Department meets the highest standards in diagnosis and treatment of modern urology corresponding to the international level. 

Due to the advances in prostate cancer treatment, Department of Urology at the University Hospital Erlangen is recommended in the FOCUS list of top hospitals.

The Department of Urology under the direction of Prof. Dr. med. B. Wullich also specializes in prostate cancer treatment. Since July 2012 the University Hospital Erlangen has had da Vinci system of Intuitive Surgical manufacture. This system enables a shorter hospital stay, less pain, less risk of infection, less blood loss. Thus, patients receive fewer transfusions, smaller seams, a speedy recovery and a rapid return to their normal life.     

A specially trained competent medical team takes care of young patients in the Section of Pediatric Urology. This includes diagnosis, as well as outpatient and inpatient treatment of children and adolescents. Accommodation is provided in the wards of the Section of Pediatric Urology that are specifically adapted to the needs of children. The University Hospital Erlangen has opportunities to accommodate parents and children together. There is also a kindergarten.

The main treatment focuses of the Department of Urology at the University Hospital Erlangen are

  • Prostate cancer 
  • Bladder cancer 
  • Renal cell carcinoma 
  • Transitional cell cancer of the renal pelvis and ureter 
  • Penile cancer 
  • Benign and malignant tumors of the testis 
  • Prostatic hyperplasia (adenoma) 
  • Urological infectious diseases
  • Incontinence 
  • Bladder stones 
  • Kidney transplantation
  • Pediatric urology 

Program includes:

  • Initial presentation in the clinic
  • clinical history taking
  • review of medical records
  • physical examination
  • laboratory tests:
    • complete blood count
    • general urine analysis
    • biochemical analysis of blood
    • inflammation indicators
    • indicators blood coagulation
  • pelvic/ abdominal ultrasound
  • retrograde pyelography
  • lithotripsy
  • symptomatic treatment
  • control examinations
  • cost of essential medicines and materials
  • nursing services
  • full hospital accommodation in 2 bed shared room
  • explanation of future recommendations
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