University Hospital Frankfurt

Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Surgical treatment for coarctation of the aorta with bypass graft repair (program ID: 263187)

Anton Moritz

Prof. Dr. med.

Anton Moritz

Department of Cardiosurgery, Thoracic and Vascular Surgery

Specialized in: cardiosurgery, thoracic surgery, vascular surgery

Curriculum vitae keyboard_arrow_down

1974 Matura + Gewerbeabschluss in Schlosserei in Ebenau bei Salzburg
1974 –1975 Österreichisches Bundesheer
1975 –1981 Studium an der Universität Wien
1982 Promotion sub auspiciis presidentis („magna cum laude“)
1981 –1982 Turnusarzt am AKH Linz (Gegenfächer Interne Medizin und Pathologie)
ab 1982 Assistenzarzt in Ausbildung am II. Chirurgischen Universitäts-Klinikum Wien
1986 –1987 Einjähriger Forschungsaufenthalt an der Cleveland Clinic/USA, Department of Artificial Organs, Forschungsbereiche: Elektrische Darmstimulation, sowie Kunstherzentwicklung und Einsatz
1989 Anerkennung Facharzt für Chirurgie
1991 Anerkennung Facharzt für Gefäßchirurgie
1992 Habilitation „Der Patient nach prothetischem Herzklappenersatz“ Listenplätze im Rahmen der Berufungsverfahren auf den herzchirurgischen Lehrstuhl der Universität Leipzig und derMedizinischen Hochschule Hannover.
Seit 1. Oktober 1995 C4-Professur an der Klinik für Thorax-, Herz-und Thorakale Gefäß-chirurgie am Universitätsklinikum Frankfurt

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Department of Thoracic, Cardio and Thoracic Vascular Surgery at University Hospital Frankfurt is an outstanding facility in this area. Our treatment includes coronary artery bypass surgery, heart valve surgery, surgery of the aorta, pulmonary surgery and transplant surgery.

Through our research, we try to analyze problems occurring in the clinical treatment and develop improved operation strategies.


Program includes:

  • Initial presentation in the clinic
  • clinical history taking
  • physical examination
  • cardiological examination
  • laboratory tests:
    • complete blood count
    • biochemical analysis of blood
    • TSH-basal, fT3, fT4
    • inflammation indicators
    • indicators blood coagulation
  • measurement of arterial blood pressure
  • electrocardiogram
  • holter monitoring (24h)
  • echocardiography or transesophageal echocardiography
  • preoperative care
  • cardiac catheterization
  • bypass graft repair
  • 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

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.

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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.