University Hospital Frankfurt

Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Surgical resection of benign chondroblastoma (program ID: 210691)

Wolf O. Bechstein

Prof. Dr. med.

Wolf O. Bechstein

Department of General and Abdominal Surgery

Specialized in: general surgery, abdominal surgery

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Beruflicher Werdegang
1977 - 1983 Studium der Humanmedizin in Hannover und London
1983 Approbation als Arzt, Ärztekammer Niedersachsen
1985 Dissertation an der Hochschule Hannover mit dem Thema: Kniegelenkblutungen bei schwerer Hämophilie A - Ergebnisse der Nordwestdeutschen Hämophiliestudie 1979-1982.
1994 Habilitation mit dem Thema: Immunsuppression durch Mycophenolat Mofetil - Ergebnisse nach experimenteller Lebertransplantation
1990 - 1991 Forschungsaufenthalt im Labor von Prof. H. W. Sollinger, Dept. of Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA
2000 Ernennung zum Professor
2002 Ernennung zum Univ. Professor für Allgemein- und Viszeralchirurgie, Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universität, Frankfurt am Main

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Department of General and Visceral Surgery at University Hospital Frankfurt treats Patients with all general and visceral surgical diseases and operates transplant surgeries of liver, kidney and pancreas.

The field of visceral surgery has a particular focus on the surgical treatment of cancer diseases, endocrine surgery, as well as minimally-invasive and transplantation surgery. The department is the only medical department in the state of Hessen that has the status of designated transplant center for liver transplants.

The Department of General Surgery is part of the University Center for Tumor Diseases (UCT). The UCT interlinks all university departments, sections and institutes with collaborating hospitals as well as physicians and specialists in private practice involved in oncology.At the UCT, all tumor specialists work closely together. This ensures high-level integrated treatment in the interdisciplinary planning of diagnostics, therapy, and care of tumor patients.


Program includes:

  • Initial presentation in the clinic
  • clinical history taking
  • physical examination
  • review of medical records
  • laboratory tests:
    • complete blood count
    • general urine analysis
    • biochemical analysis of blood
    • TSH-basal, fT3, fT4
    • tumor markers
    • indicators of inflammation
    • indicators blood coagulation
  • ultrasound
  • CT/MRI scan
  • biopsy and histological examination
  • preoperative care
  • resection of tumor
  • histologically and immunohistochemically examination of the remote tissues
  • symptomatic treatment
  • control examinations
  • the 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

Universitätsklinikum Frankfurt ist the affiliated hospital of Goethe University Frankfurt.  Founded in 1914, it is a famous and traditional hospital in Germany.  Approximately 49,000 inpatients and 220,000 outpatients are treated in this clinic every year. The best possible medical care for  patients is very important in the 32 specialized clinics and clinical theoretical institutes.

The close relation to science - the hospital operate together with 20 research institutes in medical faculty - ensures the patients a timely transfer of new medical discoveries in the therapeutic practice.  More than 4,000 employees (doctors, nurses and many other professionals) take care of our patients around 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.

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.