University Hospital Frankfurt

Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Splenectomy in hairy cell leukemia (program ID: 170177)

Udo Rolle

Prof. Dr. med.

Udo Rolle

Department of Pediatric Surgery and Pediatric Urology

Specialized in: general surgery, urology

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The Department of Pediatric Surgery and Urology at the University Hospital Frankfurt deals with the treatment of surgical diseases in children from a neonatal period and up to the age of 18. The head of the Department of Pediatric Surgery and Urology is Prof. Dr. med. Udo Rolle. The Department deals with the treatment of congenital defects as well as urological and oncological diseases in children. A lot of operations are performed by a minimally invasive method. Furthermore, the Department specializes in the treatment of hemangiomas and vascular malformations.

The surgical treatment of children is carried out in a close cooperation with the colleagues from the Department of Pediatric Anaesthesiology of the Surgery Center at the University Hospital Frankfurt. The little patients and their parents are accommodated within the adapted Centers for Pediatric Medicine at the University Hospital Frankfurt. The experienced physicians and nursing staff under the direction of Prof. Dr. med. Udo Rolle take care of them there. The Department also offers ist private consultation on pediatric surgery. 

The range of services of the Department of Pediatric Surgery and Urology at the University Hospital Frankfurt includes:

  • Congenital malformations
  • Newborn surgery
  • Visceral surgery
  • Oncologic pediatric surgery
  • Hemangiomas/vascular malformations
  • 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
    • blood smear
    • TSH-basal
    • inflammation indicators
    • indicators blood coagulation
  • ultrasound of spleen
  • preoperative care
  • splenectomy
  • 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

The University Hospital Frankfurt is a part of the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Frankfurt am Main. The hospital with rich traditions was founded in 1914 and is a famous one in Germany. Annually about 50,000 inpatients and 220,000 outpatients are treated in this hospital. The main objective of 32 specialized departments and clinical and theoretical institutes is to provide the best possible patient care.

Through a close link with science the hospital cooperates with 20 research institutes of the Medical Department – new medical developments are quickly implemented into the patient care. The hospital has 1,286 beds. The numerous institutes are devoted to specific medical and scientific problems. Over 4,000 staff members (physicians, nurses and other specialists) take care of the patients in the hospital around the clock. The area of the hospital is about 433,200 square meters and has almost the same size as the historical center of Frankfurt. 

Foremost, the University Hospital has a special expertise and experience in the field of neuro sciences, oncology and cardiovascular medicine. The hospital is also of supraregional importance in the field of dialysis and cardiosurgery. Among other things the Departments of Ophthalmology, Gynecology, Dermatology, Urology and Internal Medicine provide high-class treatment to the thousands of patients. Annually, 4,532 hospital workers take care of patients’ health round the clock

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.

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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.