Hysteroscopy In Intrauterine adhesions (Ashermans syndrome) (program ID: 102207)

University Hospital Heidelberg

location_on Heidelberg, Germany
9.8/10 from 57 Votes
Specialized hospital
Markus Wallwiener

Head Physician
Prof. Dr. med.

Markus Wallwiener

Specialized in: obstetrics, adult and pediatric gynecology

Department of Obstetrics, Adult and Pediatric Gynecology

The program includes:

  • Initial presentation in the clinic
  • clinical history taking
  • review of medical records
  • physical examination
  • laboratory tests:
    • complete blood count
    • biochemical analysis of blood
    • inflammation indicators
    • indicators blood coagulation
  • pelvic ultrasound
  • gynecological examination
  • transvaginal ultrasound
  • colposcopy
  • hysteroroscopy
  • scraping with subsequent analysis
  • nursing services
  • services of all leading experts
  • explanation of individual treatment plan

Required documents:

  • Medical records
  • Pelvic ultrasoud (if available)
  • Pelvic MRI/CT scan (if available)
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About the department

According to the Focus magazine, the Department of Obstetrics, Adult and Pediatric Gynecology at the University Hospital Heidelberg ranks among the top departments in Germany specializing in obstetrics and breast cancer treatment! 

The department offers the full range of diagnostics and treatment of diseases of the female genital organs, as well as provides first-class obstetric services, prenatal diagnostics and comprehensive management of pregnancy, including high-risk pregnancy.

The department is headed by Prof. Dr. med. Markus Wallwiener. The specialist has been working for the benefit of his patients with gynecologic diseases for more than 16 years and provides high-quality obstetric services. He has exceptional professional skills in the fields of surgery (MIC III certified in minimally invasive surgery) and systemic treatment of female genital cancer. Dr. Wallwiener has published more than 230 scientific publications in various areas of gynecology and obstetrics, and is also happy to share his knowledge at scientific conferences.

As part of the National Cancer Center (NCT), the department ensures an individualized, interdisciplinary treatment of female oncopathology. The department offers all advanced conservative and surgical treatment methods that guarantee the optimal result of therapy. In addition, the gynecologists of the department have extensive experience in the treatment of common gynecological diseases, for example, urinary tract infections, urinary incontinence, and inflammatory processes in the female genital organs. All the therapeutic measures carried out by the doctors of the department meet the highest international standards.

In the field of obstetrics, there is offered prenatal diagnostics, care and counseling of expectant mothers during pregnancy, delivery and postnatal care for both mother and child. A specialized medical team, consisting of obstetricians, an anesthesiologist, pediatricians and nursing staff, works 24 hours a day to make sure that the childbirth is painless and as safe as possible. The doctors have four modern, spacious delivery rooms, equipped with everything necessary for childbirth, for example, special chairs for childbirth, baths for water childbirth.

The main clinical focuses of the department include:

Diagnostics and treatment of cancers of the female genital organs
  • Cervical cancer
  • Uterine cancer
  • Endometrial cancer
  • Ovarian cancer
  • Cancer of the vagina and external genitals
  • Precancerous conditions (dysplasia)
  • Special forms of oncopathology (for example, trophoblastic diseases, germinal tumors)
    • Organ-preservation surgery
    • Laparoscopic tumor removal methods
    • Minimally invasive interventions
    • Intra- and postoperative radiotherapy (in collaboration with the Department of Radiation Oncology)
    • Drug therapy (chemotherapy, hormone therapy, antibody therapy, modern targeted therapy for tumors)
    • Clinical trials
Diagnostics and treatment of breast diseases, in particular, breast cancer 
Diagnostics and treatment of uterine fibroids
  • Conservative drug therapy
    • Hormone therapy
    • Prescription of drugs
    • Naturopathy methods
  • Surgical treatment
    • Hysteroscopic removal of uterine fibroids
    • Laparoscopic removal of uterine fibroids
    • Removal of the uterus (hysterectomy)
  • Interventional radiation therapy
    • Uterine artery embolization
    • HIFU therapy
General gynecology
  • Aesthetic interventions
    • Labia reduction
    • Hymen restoration 
    • Pelvic floor reconstruction
    • Vaginal plastic surgery
  • Outpatient interventions
    • Laser surgery
    • Cervical conization
    • Tissue sampling (biopsy)
  • Diagnostics and treatment of dysplasia
  • Endoscopic interventions
    • Hysteroscopy
    • Laparoscopy
  • Urogynecology
    • Pelvic organ prolapse
    • Urinary incontinence
Pediatric gynecology
  • Genital inflammation
  • Disorders of sexual development
  • Tumors
  • Malformations of the genital organs in girls
  • Hermaphroditism
  • Genital trauma
  • Help in case of sexual abuse
  • Contraception counseling
Emergency gynecological medical care 
Prenatal medicine and ultrasound diagnostics
  • Ultrasound screening
  • Measurement of the thickness of the collar space using fetal echocardiography
  • Screening to detect preeclampsia
  • Target diagnostics to identify fetal malformations
  • Doppler scan
  • Echocardiography of the fetus in the 1st and 2nd trimester
  • Invasive diagnostics and therapy, non-invasive prenatal testing
Childbirth and postpartum care both for mother and baby 
Courses for expectant mothers (for example, preparation for childbirth, preparation for infant care, etc.) 
Other medical services 

Curriculum vitae

Higher Education and Postgraduate Training

  • Human medicine studies at the University of Tuebingen.
  • Master of Health Business Administration (MHBA), Friedrich Alexander University of Erlangen-Nuremberg.
  • Board certification in Gynecologic Oncology (2014 - 2016).


  • Assistant Physician, Department of Obstetrics, Adult and Pediatric Gynecology at the University Hospital Heidelberg. 
  • Managing Senior Physician, Department of Obstetrics, Adult and Pediatric Gynecology at the University Hospital Heidelberg. 
  • Since 2008 Deputy Head Physician, Department of Obstetrics, Adult and Pediatric Gynecology at the University Hospital Heidelberg. 
  • Acting Head Physician, Department of Obstetrics, Adult and Pediatric Gynecology at the University Hospital Heidelberg. 

Clinical Focuses

  • Treatment of oncological diseases of the female reproductive system.
  • Special obstetrics and perinatal medicine.
  • Endoscopy in gynecology.
  • Surgical treatment of breast diseases.
  • Surgical treatment of gynecologic cancers.
  • Systemic therapy for gynecologic cancer.
  • Endometriosis treatment.

Activities in Professional Societies

  • 2011 - 2016 Chairman, European Society for Gynecological Endoscopy (ESGE).
  • 2018 Secretary, Working Group on Gynecological Oncology (AGO).
  • Since 2020 Chairman of the Committee for Digital Patient-Centered Care, German Society for Senology (DGS).
  • Since 2021 Chairman of the Digital Medicine Committee, German Society of Gynecology and Obstetrics (DGGG).

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