University Hospital Erlangen

Erlangen, Germany

Surgical treatment of Zollinger–Ellison syndrome (program ID: 274735)

Markus F. Neurath

Prof. Dr. med.

Markus F. Neurath

Department of Gastroenterology, Endocrinology and Pulmonology

Specialized in: gastroenterology, endocrinology, pulmonology

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Gastroenterology and hepatology as directions, which the medical clinic #1 is focused on, introduced innovations relevant to the whole world therein. Hence are the important impulses for development of endoscopic diagnostics and treatment methods, which currently belong to the conventional repertoire. Continuous innovative views determine the clinical and research activities in the clinic. They are reflected in development of new methods of diagnostics and therapy.

Along with treatment of diseases of the digestive system and liver, the clinic comprises the clinical and research aspects of a broad range of internal medicine. Additional priorities include the treatment of lung diseases in such areas as sleep medicine, endocrinology with metabolism, nutrition and diabetology, intensive care, as well as diagnostics and treatment of infectious diseases. The clinic offers to its patients the diagnostics and treatment of lung diseases at the highest level. The treatment is focused on inpatient and outpatient therapy of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and severe asthma, as well as drug therapy for lung cancer.Hepatology department treats patients with liver and biliary tract diseases. An important aspect of this work is integration of outpatient and inpatient care, as well as interdisciplinary collaboration with other departments for liver and biliary tract diseases.

Program includes:

  • Initial presentation in the clinic
  • history taking
  • general clinical examination
  • laboratory examination:
    • common blood count test
    • blood chemistry test
    • urine analysis
    • hormonal examination (gastrin level)
  • ultrasound/ MRI of the abdomen
  • gastroscopy with endosonography 
  • biopsy and cytological examination
  • preoperative care
  • resection of gastric tumor
  • histologically examination of the remote tissues
  • symptomatic treatment
  • control examinations
  • the cost of essential medicines and materials
  • nursing services
  • full hospital accommodation in 2 bedded room 
  • explanation of future recommendations
  • written statement
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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.