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University Hospital Greifswald

location_on Greifswald, Germany
9.8/10 from 89 Votes

Department of Radiation Therapy and Radiation Oncology (569784)

Elke Asse

Dr. med.

Elke Asse

Specialized in: radiation therapy, radiation oncology

About the department

The Department of Radiation Therapy and Radiation Oncology at the University Hospital Greifswald offers all the classic and advanced types of radiotherapy for the treatment of cancer processes of different localization. The department has 14 beds for radiotherapy on an inpatient basis. With appropriate clinical indications it is possible to conduct outpatient therapy. The Chief Physician of the department is Dr. med. Elke Asse.

The department is equipped with state-of-the-art technologies, in particular, two linear accelerators with digital imaging, Siemens Definition AS computed tomography, Philips Pinnacle 3D irradiation planning system and many other innovative devices that allow for effective treatment

It is worth noting that all the department’s specialists have extensive clinical experience, as well as regularly undergo advanced training courses in order to keep abreast of innovations in medicine and to be able to offer patients the optimal treatment at the highest level of university medicine.

The main clinical focuses of the department include:

  • Radiation therapy for tumors of different localization
  • Radiochemotherapy for tumors of different localization (for example, esophageal cancer, lung cancer, ENT tumors, rectal cancer)
  • Contact radiation therapy (brachytherapy)
    • Intravaginal
    • Intrauterine
    • Intraluminal (for example, in rectal cancer)
  • Stereotactic irradiation
  • Total body irradiation
  • Radiation therapy for benign diseases         
    • Prevention of ossification (bone tissue formation) before performing surgical interventions on the joints
    • Fractionated stereotactic radiation or radiosurgery
  • 3D radiation planning
  • Intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT)
  • Volumetric modulated arc therapy (VMAT)
  • Afterloading technique
  • Other medical services

Department of Radiation Therapy and Radiation Oncology.
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