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Total shoulder joint replacement for shoulder arthritis (program ID: 363365)

University Hospital Oldenburg

location_on Oldenburg, Germany
10/10 from 33 Votes
Specialized hospital
Ingke Jürgensen

Head Physician
PD Dr. med

Ingke Jürgensen

Specialized in: adult and pediatric orthopedics, trauma surgery

Department of Adult and Pediatric Orthopedics, Trauma 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 (CRP, ESR)
    • indicators blood coagulation
  • x-ray examination of the shoulder
  • CT/MRI scan of the shoulder
  • preoperative care
  • design of the patient-specific implant using 3 d system
  • computer-assisted shoulder joint replacement
  • the cost of the implant included
  • symptomatic treatment
  • control examinations
  • physiotherapeutic procedures
  • orthopedic appliances
  • the cost of essential medicines and materials
  • nursing services
  • full hospital accommodation
  • explanation of future recommendations

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  • Medical records
  • X-ray examination, MRI/CT scan (if available)
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About the department

The Department of Adult and Pediatric Orthopedics, Trauma Surgery at the University Hospital Oldenburg offers the full range of services in these medical fields. The department performs more than 2,500 planned and emergency surgeries. The department is headed by PD Dr. med. Ingke Jürgensen.

The department specializes in joint replacement surgery, arthroscopy, spinal surgery, treatment of cancerous bone and joint lesions, foot surgery, treatment of musculoskeletal and sports injuries. More than 25% of all operations are performed on an outpatient basis, which allows the patient to return home immediately after surgery. 

The patients with injuries caused by accidents are treated in close cooperation with other departments of the hospital, for example, with the Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care Unit, the Department of General and Abdominal Surgery, the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and the Department of Urology.

Of great importance for the treatment of orthopedic diseases is the intensive physiotherapy, which is provided by the experienced specialists in this field.

The main clinical focuses of the department include:

  • Hip, knee, shoulder and elbow replacement surgery
  • Arthroscopic interventions on the knee, shoulder, ankle and elbow joints
  • Spinal surgery (most operations are performed using minimally invasive technique)
  • Cancer surgery (for example, treatment of bone tumors)
  • Treatment of injuries of various severity (special attention is paid to the treatment of injuries in children)
  • Treatment of sports injuries
  • Outpatient surgery
  • Other medical services

Curriculum vitae

Since 1 August 2004, Dr. Ingke Jürgensen has been the Head of the Department of Adult and Pediatric Orthopedics, Trauma Surgery at the University Hospital Oldenburg. Prior to that, she held the position of Leading Senior Physician in the Department of Orthopedics at the University Hospital Giessen. Her clinical focuses include arthroscopic surgery, minimally invasive surgery of large joints, knee, hip, shoulder and elbow prosthetics and replacement surgery, spinal surgery and cancer surgery.

Photo of the doctor: (c) Klinikum Oldenburg AöR


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