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University Hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf

Hamburg, Germany


Charcot foot diagnosis (program ID: 301928)


Wolfgang Rüther

Head Physician
Prof. Dr. med.

Wolfgang Rüther

Department of Orthopedics

Specialized in: orthopedics
Curriculum vitae keyboard_arrow_down

Aktuelle Position:

  • Direktor der Klinik und Poliklinik für Orthopädie, Universitätsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf Martinistr.52 20246 Hamburg
  • Direktor der Klinik für Orthopädie, Klinikum Bad Bramstedt Oskar Alexander Straße Bad Bramstedt

Klin. Schwerpunkt:
Orthopädische Rheumatologie, Endoprothetik, Osteologie
Qualifikationen:

  • Facharzt für Orthopädie, Facharzt für Orthopädie und Unfallchirurgie, Spezielle Orthopädische Chirurgie, Orthopädische Rheumatologie, Physikalische Therapie, Rehabilitationswesen

Wiss. Schwerpunkt:

  • Orthopädische Rheumatologie

Karriere:

  • Habilitation Universität Bonn 1987
  • Oberarzt Orthopädische Universitätsklinik Bonn 1987 (Rössler)
  • Oberarzt Rheumaklinik Bad Bramstedt 1988-1990 (Tillmann)
  • Oberarzt Orthopädische Universitätsklinik Düsseldorf 1991-1996 (Schulitz)
  • Direktor Orthopädische Universitätsklinik Hamburg 1996
  • Direktor Orthopädie Bad Bramstedt 1997

Ausbildung:

  • Orthopädische Universitätsklinik Bonn

Studium:

  • Universitäten Mainz und Bonn

(Ehren-) Ämter:

  • Vorstand DGRh 2004-2012
  • Präsident DGRh 2008-2010
  • Präsident ARO 2004-2010
  • Vorstand DGOOC
About the department keyboard_arrow_down

The Department of Orthopedics at the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf is headed by Prof. Dr. med. Wolfgang Rüther. As the specialist in the field of orthopedics, Prof. Dr. med. Wolfgang Rüther focuses on joint endoprosthetics, orthopedic rheumatology, arthrology and osteology.

The Department of Orthopedics at the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf offers diagnosis and treatment of all diseases of the musculoskeletal organs in adults and children at a high scientific level. The patient care is provided by a team of highly qualified doctors awarded with academic titles in all fields of orthopedics. The Department ensures patient medical care by the experienced surgeons, who have been specializing in certain fields of orthopedics for already many years. As the medical institution of maximum care, the Department of Orthopedics at the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf provides treatment of all orthopedic diseases.

The main treatment focuses of the Department of Orthopedics at the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf are:

  • Joint diseases
  • Orthopedic rheumatology
  • Spine diseases
  • Shoulder and elbow diseases
  • Hand and foot diseases
  • Tumors of bones and soft tissues
  • Bone and joint infections
  • Diseases of tendons and ligaments
  • Pediatric orthopedics

The Department of Orthopedics under the direction of Prof. Dr. med. Wolfgang Rüther has various treatment methods for the patients with orthopedic diseases:

  • Surgical treatment of limbs:
    • Joint sparing reconstructive surgery
    • Surgery of malformations, corrective osteotomy
    • Surgery of congenital and acquired anomalies
    • Arthroscopic joint surgery (shoulder, elbow, hip, knee, ankle)
    • Open surgery of all joints
    • Endoprosthetic replacement of joints (shoulder, elbow, hip, knee, ankle)
    • Joint immobility (arthrodesis)
    • Surgical resection of tumors of the musculoskeletal system, including spine
    • Reconstruction of bone defects
    • Reconstruction of tendons
  • Surgical techniques to treat spine diseases:
    • Minimally invasive spine surgery
    • Ankylosis of the spine
    • Correction of spinal deformities
    • Intervertebral disc prosthesis (HWS an LWS)
  • Conservative inpatient methods:
    • Comprehensive inpatient pain therapy 

Program includes:

  • Initial presentation in the clinic
  • clinical history taking
  • physical examination
  • laboratory tests:
    • complete blood count
    • biochemical analysis of blood
    • ipid 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)
    • TSH, fT3, fT4
    • microbiological smear
  • doppler/ duplex receptacles of lower extremities
  • CT with contrast from aorta and of lower extremities
  • duplex peripheral arteries
  • diagnosis diabetic neuropathy
  • x-ray of the foot 
  • MRI of the foot
  • nursing services
  • consultation of related specialists
  • treatment by chief physician and all leading experts
  • explanation of individual treatment plan
  • written statement

 

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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
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