University Hospital Heidelberg

Heidelberg, Germany

Treatment of stress urinary incontinence in men with setting the remeex sling system (program ID: 101165)

Markus Hohenfellner

Prof. Dr. med.

Markus Hohenfellner

Department of Urology

Specialized in: urology

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The Department of Urology at the Heidelberg University Hospital has been the center of excellence in the treatment of all urologic diseases already for a long time. The chief physician of the Department is Prof. Dr. med. univ. Markus Hohenfellner. The doctors of the Department have expert knowledge in the field of the most important urologic areas: urologic oncology, reconstructive surgery, pediatric urology, lower urinary tract dysfunction, and stone diseases. Equipeed in accordance with the latest technological advances, the Department provides treatment to about 16,000 patients every year.

The Department of Urology under the direction of Prof. Dr. med. univ. Markus Hohenfellner uses minimally invasive techniques for the operations of adrenal glands, kidneys, ureter, bladder, prostate and urinary tract. Da Vinci system is available in the Department of Urology at the Heidelberg University Hospital and it is used for a radical removal of the prostate cancer.

The key clinical focuse of the Department of Urology at the Heidelberg University Hospital is cancer treatment. The treatment of the patients with urologic tumors was integrated in the National Cancer Center (NCT). The treatment palns and strategies are developed here in cooperarion with other departments and institutes. Thus, here is provided the integrated treatment of urologic tumors. Any treatment options are available and can be adapted to every patient in the Department.

The priority areas of the Department of Urology at the Heidelberg University Hospital under the direction of Prof. Dr. med. univ. Markus Hohenfellner are:

  • Andrology
  • Pediatric urology
  • Neurourology
  • Oncology
  • Reconstructive urology 

Program includes:

  • Initial presentation in the clinic
  • clinical history taking
  • review of medical records
  • physical examination
  • urological examination
  • laboratory tests:
    • complete blood count
    • general urine analysis
    • biochemical analysis of blood
    • inflammation indicators (CRP, ESR)
    • indicators blood coagulation
  • bladder diary
  • post-void residual measurement
  • urodynamic testing
  • cystogram
  • ultrasound pelvic/ rectal
  • cystoscopy
  • preoperative care
  • implantation of the remeex sling system
  • symptomatic treatment
  • control examinations
  • the cost of essential medicines and materials
  • nursing services
  • full hospital accommodation in 2 bedded room 
  • explanation of future recommendations
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About hospital

The Heidelberg University Hospital is one of the largest medical centers in Germany. The Faculty of Medicine of the Heidelberg University has the worldwide renowned biomedical research institutions in Europe. Hospital and Faculty strive together for the goal to develop innovative diagnostics and therapy and implement this technique quickly for the patient. “In Scientia Salus” (healing through science) is the motto of the Heidelberg University Hospital. With 44 medical departments it has a good reputation for its treatment in Germany and throughout Europe.

The focus of the Heidelberg University are cancer treatment and the treatment of cardiovascular diseases. In the fields of transplantation medicine, neuroscience with psychosocial medicine, cardiovascular medicine, genetics and infectious diseases it is also at the leading digit.

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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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.