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University Hospital Frankfurt

Frankfurt am Main, Germany


Abdominal aorta open prosthetics of abdominal aortic aneurysm (program ID: 109341)


Thomas Schmitz-Rixen

Head Physician
Prof. Dr. med.

Thomas Schmitz-Rixen

Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery

Specialized in: general surgery, vascular surgery
Curriculum vitae keyboard_arrow_down

1973: Humanistisches Abitur am Emil-Fischer-Gymnasium in Euskirchen
1973- 1980: Studium der Humanmedizin an der Albertus-Magnus-Universität in Köln
1980-1981: Assistenzarzt in der Klinik und Poliklinik für Chirurgie der Universität zu Köln (Pichlmaier)
1981-1982: Wehrdienst als Stabsarzt der Bundeswehr bei Heer und Luftwaffe in Munster, Köln-Wahn und Nörvenich
1982-1985: Assistenzarzt in der Klinik und Poliklinik für Chirurgie der Universität zu Köln (Pichlmaier, Reichmann)
1985-1987: Research Fellow und House Officer in Surgery im Massachusetts General Hospital – Harvard Medical School in Boston, USA (Abbott, Darling, Brewster)
1987 -1992:Stationsarzt in der Klinik und Poliklinik für Chirurgie der Universität zu Köln (Pichlmaier, Rehm)
1992-1998: Oberarzt in der Klinik und Poliklinik für Chirurgie der Universität zu Köln (Pichlmaier, seit 1996 Hölscher)
Seit 1998: Univ.-Professor für Gefäßchirurgie der J.W.Goethe-Universität
1998-2007: Leiter des Schwerpunkts Gefäß- und Endovascularchirurgie des Klinikums der J.W.Goethe- Universität Frankfurt am Main
Seit 2004: zusätzlich Chefarzt der Gefäßchirurgie im Hospital zum Heiligen Geist gGmbH, Akademisches Lehrkrankenhaus der J.W.Goethe-Universität
Seit 2004: Konsiliarius für Gefäßchirurgie an der Deutschen Klinik für Diagnostik, Wiesbaden
Seit 2007: Direktor der Klinik für Gefäß- und Endovascular-Chirurgie des Klinikums der J.W.Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main

 

About the department keyboard_arrow_down

For the last few years the Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery at the Medical Center of the Frankfurt University has become an important national Center for both planned and emergency treatment of the diseases of the cardiovascular system.

The main focuses of the Department include open surgery, catheterization surgical technique and conservative methods:

  • Open surgery and endovascular treatment of vascular diseases
  • Conservative treatment of diseases of the arteries
  • Diagnosis and treatment of the vascular system injuries
  • Transplantation surgery
  • Plastic and reconstructive surgery
  • Dialysis Hunt surgery
  • Diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the veins
  • Amputation surgery 
  • Intensive surgery
  • Medication
  • Arteriography 
  • Duplex ultrasound scan
  • One-dimentional ultrasonography
  • Native sonography
  • Contrast-enhanced ultrasonography 
  • Venography

 

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 cerebral and peripheral vessels
  • duplex of abdominal aortic
  • CT/ MRI-angiography of abdominal aortic
  • preoperative care
  • prosthetics of abdominal aortic aneurysm
  • blood transfusions (if needed)
  • 1-day intensive care unit stay
  • symptomatic treatment
  • control examinations
  • the cost of essential medicines and materials
  • nursing services
  • full hospital accommodation in 2 bedded room 
  • developing of further guidance 

 

Type of program :
Duration of program (max):

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
Total costs:

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