University Hospital Tubingen

Tuebingen, Germany

Treatment of prostate cancer with da Vinci prostatectomy (program ID: 270786)

Arnulf Stenzl

Prof. Dr. med.

Arnulf Stenzl

Department of Urology

Specialized in: urology

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The Department of Urology of Uniklinikum Tübingen is located on the Schnarrenberg (Hill Hospitals). It devotes itself to the study, diagnosis and treatment of diseases of kidney, prostate, bladder, urinary tract and male reproductive organs. The Department of Urology is "above average often recommended" according to the Focus list of Specialist Clinics for Prostate Cancer 2016.

The Department of Urology of the Uniklinikum Tübingen offers a complete spectrum of treatment of urological diseases. These include the treatment of urological tumors, prostate disease, urethra malformations of children and adults, incontinence treatments, bladder emptying disorders, erectile dysfunction, infertility, safe surgical techniques (minimally invasive surgery / robot-assisted surgery), surgical treatment and reconstruction of the uro-genital tract ( kidney, adrenal gland, ureter, bladder, prostate, urethra, penis, testicles), drug therapy of tumor, treatment of urolithiasis of adults and children.

The department has a worldwide outstanding expertise team in the field of urologic surgery and is one of the most prestigious centers for the treatment of benign and malignant prostate diseases. The Prostate Cancer Center of the department has been certified by the German Cancer Society in 2009. In the field of urological cancer's treatment, specialists of Southwest German Tumor Center (the Center for Genitourinary Tumors) cooperate closely with specialists from other disciplines of the University Hospital.


Program includes:

  • Initial presentation in the clinic
  • history taking
  • general clinical examination
  • laboratory tests:
    • complete blood count
    • general urine analysis
    • biochemical analysis of blood
    • inflammation indicators (CRP, ESR)
    • indicators blood coagulation
    • tumor marker, PSA
  • ultrasound of the urogenital system
  • CT/MRI scanners
  • preoperative care
  • nerve-sparing da Vinci prostatektomy
  • histologically and immunohistochemically
    examination of the remote tissues
  • symptomatic treatment
  • cost of essential medicines
  • control examinations
  • nursing services
  • stay in the hospital with full board
  • accommodation in 2-bedded room
  • elaboration of individual treatment plan
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About hospital

The Uniklinikum Tuebingen - abbreviation UKT - is a modern center of high-quality university medicine, research and teaching and is in the FOCUS-clinic list 2016 on the 6th place. As a house of maximum care, it is also known far beyond the region. For the city and the district of Tuebingen has the Uniklinikum Tuebingen also the function of a district hospital. 17 hospitals, institutes and centers are located at different orts in the city: There are Valley Hospitals near the town center of Tuebingen and Hill Hospitals on the Schnarrenberg, which lies north of the downtown of Tuebingen. The latest diagnostic and therapeutic options are in the Uniklinikum Tuebingen available.

It provides a complete spectrum of medical treatment in Germany:

Hill Hospitals have following medical specialties:

  • Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine
  • General, Visceral and Transplant Surgery
  • Otolaryngology
  • Pediatrics
  • Internal Medicine
  • Neurosurgery
  • Neurology
  • Orthopedics
  • Radiology
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Sports Medicine
  • Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Urology

Valley Hospitals have following medical specialties:

  • Ophthalmology
  • Gynecology and Obstetrics
  • Dermatology
  • Neonatology
  • Psychiatry and Psychotherapy
  • Psychosomatic Medicine
  • Tropical Medicine
  • Dentistry, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

The Uniklinikum Tuebingen has also far beyond Germany an excellent reputation and has many years of experience in the treatment and care of international patients. The Hospital welcomes patients from all over the world who would like to be treated in Germany and benefit from the high standards of research, patient care and nursing in Germany.

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.

Further details

Standard rooms include:






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.