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

Specialized in: urology

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Urology Clinic at the Erlangen University Clinic is the whole spectrum of urological diseases. In addition to modern technical equipment in three operating rooms, the clinic as a renowned University Clinic is committed to treatment based on the innovative and reliable achievements in medicine. The clinic meets the highest standards in diagnostics and treatment of modern urology in accordance with international standards. With regard to prostate cancer treatment, urological clinic is recommended in the list of top hospitals compiled by FOCUS.

The main directions of the clinic is diagnostics, treatment and care of patients with urooncological diseases. The team of experts in pediatric urology here cares about the young patients. This includes diagnostics, as well as outpatient and inpatient treatment of children and adolescents. Accommodation is provided in the children's urology department, specifically adapted to the needs of children, with qualified personnel. There are opportunities to accommodate parents and children, as well as a kindergarten.

Medical direction:

  • prostate cancer
  • bladder cancer
  • renal cell carcinoma
  • transitional cell cancer of the renal pelvis and ureter
  • penis 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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About hospital

University Hospital Erlangen is one of the leading university hospitals in Bavaria and offers advanced medicine, characterized by tight integration of care for patients with university research and teaching. It pursues a very innovative concept. The results of studies in Erlangen set the new standards in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment. From 1368 planned locations in 48 clinics, institutes and departments in all areas of medicine, this University Hospital is the most well-equipped in the region. In general, in 2012, the clinic treated approximately 62,000 inpatients and 459,000 outpatients. Various care centers, networks and multidisciplinary teams have made possible a comprehensive and interdisciplinary treatment. Taking care of and for a man is the motivation for the patient care, teaching and research. The clinic ranks 8th in the 2015 list of top clinics according to FOCUS.


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.