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University Hospital Rechts der Isar Munich

location_on Munich, Germany
9.8/10 from 70 Votes

Department of Interventional Radiology (457634)

Philipp Paprottka

Prof. Dr. med.

Philipp Paprottka

Specialized in: interventional radiology

About the department

The Department of Interventional Radiology at the University Hospital Rechts der Isar Munich offers the full range of imaging-guided innovative minimally invasive techniques for the treatment of tumors, vascular diseases and internal organs (for example CT, MRI, PET-CT, SPECT). The department is headed by Prof. Dr. med. Philipp Paprottka.

The doctors of the department have deep knowledge and tremendous experience in the application of interventional radiological treatments, which represent an excellent alternative to open surgical interventions. Despite the high level of technical equipment and the availability of advanced computerized systems, the focus remains on a person with his individual needs.

The service range of the department includes:

Vascular interventions

  • Angiography for imaging vessels of all parts of the body
  • Procedures for restoring vascular patency in chronic obliterating atherosclerosis of peripheral arteries, acute ischemia, pulmonary embolism or dialysis shunt thrombosis
    • Percutaneous transluminal angioplasty
    • Stenting
    • Thrombectomy
    • Catheter implantation for lysis therapy
    • Other methods
  • Vascular preservation procedures in dissections, aneurysms and bleeding
    • Stenting
    • Endoprosthetics
    • Other methods
  • Procedures for closing blood vessels in bleeding, during preparation for surgical interventions, as well as for therapeutic purposes
    • Embolization and coiling
    • Sclerotherapy in varicocele
    • Uterine fibroid embolization
    • Liver hemangioma embolization
    • Other methods
  • Procedures for liver tumor treatment
    • Chemoembolization (transarterial chemoembolization)
    • Radioembolization (selective intraarterial radiation therapy)
    • Other methods
  • Implantation of port systems and central venous catheters
  • Removal of foreign bodies
  • Portal vein embolization
  • Other treatments

Non-vascular interventions

  • Percutaneous interventions on the bile ducts
    • Percutaneous transhepatic bile duct drainage
    • Percutaneous transluminal angioplasty
    • Stenting
    • Other methods

Curriculum vitae

On May 1, 2018, Prof. Dr. med. Philipp Paprottka was appointed the Head of the Department of Interventional Radiology at the University Hospital Rechts der Isar Munich. He became the successor of Prof. Hermann Berger, who retired. After studying medicine at the University of Muenster, Prof. Paprottka worked at the Institute of Clinical Radiology of Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich,  Grosshadern Clinic. Since 2013, he worked here as the Head of the Department of Interventional Radiology. Prof. Philipp Paprottka  is a first-class specialist with a unique clinical experience, therefore he offers his patients all the modern services available in the field of interventional radiology.

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