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University Hospital Münster

Muenster, Germany


Arthroscopic or open surgery and transplantation of cartilage to treat knee osteoarthritis (program ID: 134853)


Michael J. Raschke

Head Physician
Prof. Dr. med.

Michael J. Raschke

Department of Traumatology, Hand and Reconstructive Surgery

Specialized in: traumatology, hand surgery, reconstructive surgery
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1979 - 1985: 
Studium, Johannes Gutenberg Universität, Mainz
Medizinischen Hochschule zu Lübeck 

1987: 
Promotion an der Fakultät Klinische Medizin - Institut für Biochemische Endokrinologie an der Medizinischen Universität zu Lübeck.

1997: 
Abschluss seines Habilitationsverfahrens und Erlangung der Venia legendi für das Fach "Chirurgie". 

1999 - 2003: 
Ständige Vertretung der Klinikleitung als leitender Oberarzt bis zur Ernennung zum außerplanmäßigen Professor der Medizinischen Fakultät Humboldt Universität Berlin, Charité Campus Virchow Klinikum 2003. 

seit August 2003:  
Direktor der Klinik und Poliklinik für Unfall-, Hand- und Wiederherstellungschirurgie an der Westfälischen Wilhelms-Universität zu Münster. 

seit Mai 2003:  Leiter der Arbeitsgemeinschaft "Alterstraumatologie" der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Unfallchirurgie.
2013 - 2015: Präsident der AO Deutschland 

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The Department of Traumatology, Hand and Reconstructive Surgery at the University Hospital Münster specializes not only in first aid, but also on problematic conditions after accidents and reconstructive surgery as well as in the treatment of all injuries and diseases of the musculoskeletal system and bone system in both children and adults. There are used the most advanced and individual treatments. The Department is headed by Prof. Dr. med. Michael J. Raschke. 

The University Hospital Münster is a regional leader in providing medical care for patients after an accident. As the Department of maximum medical care (the certified supra-regional Traumatology Center as well as the Expert Center for Pediatric Traumatology), the Department of Traumatology, Hand and Reconstructive Surgery ensures 24/7 highly efficient and qualified treatment of patients with the most severe injuries. 

There are 5 operating rooms, where are annually performed 3,500 inpatient and 1,055 outpatient operations. Overall, the Department has 91 beds, 80 of them are in the standard department, while 11 beds are in the Intensive Care Unit.  

The main focuses of the Department of Traumatology, Hand and Reconstructive Surgery under the direction of Prof. Dr. med. Michael J. Raschke are:

  • Diagnosis and treatment of hip injuries
  • Diagnosis and treatment of ankle and foot injuries
  • Diagnosis and treatment of injuries in the lumbosacral area, lumbar spine and pelvis
  • Diagnosis and treatment of shoulder girdle and shoulder injuries
  • Diagnosis and treatment of elbow and forearm injuries
  • Diagnosis and treatment of neck injuries
  • Diagnosis and treatment of wrist and hand surgery
  • Diagnosis and treatment of knee and shin injuries
  • Joint replacement / endoprosthetics 
  • Removal of metal / foreign bodies
  • Septic bone surgery
  • Peripheral nerve surgery
  • Plastic and reconstructive surgery
  • Emergency medical care
  • Diagnosis and treatment of other injuries
  • Diagnosis and treatment of injuries in childhood and adolescence
  • Industrial accidents
  • Diagnosis and treatment of sports injuries
  • Diagnosis and treatment of injuries in the elderly
  • Spine surgery

Program includes:

  • Initial presentation in the clinic
  • clinical history taking
  • physical examination
  • review of medical records
  • laboratory tests:
    • complete blood count
    • general urine analysis
    • biochemical analysis of blood
    • indicators of inflammation
    • indicators blood coagulation
  • x-ray examination of the knee
  • preoperative care
  • surgical transplantation of cartilage
  • symptomatic treatment
  • control examinations
  • the cost of essential medicines and materials
  • physiotherapy
  • nursing services
  • full hospital accommodation in 2 bedded room 
  • explanation of future recommendations

 

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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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