University Hospital Ulm

Ulm, Germany

Treatment of lung abscess with partial or wedge resection (program ID: 232495)

Andreas Liebold

Prof. Dr. med.

Andreas Liebold

Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery

Specialized in: cardiosurgery, thoracic surgery

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Clinic and outpatient clinic for cardiovascular and thoracic surgery at Ulm University Clinic are a part of the Surgery Center of Ulm University Clinic, and provide medical care for patients with congenital and acquired in young and adult age diseases of heart and blood vessels located close to it, which are operated both with and without the "heart-lung" machine. According to the latest list of the best clinics by FOCUS, in 2016 the clinic services in the field of cardiac surgery are highly recommended.

Also simultaneous rhythm surgical interventions or surgeries on related bodies, it also performs implantation of pacemakers and defibrillators.

Thoracic Surgery Department deals with comprehensive diagnostics and treatment of benign and malignant tumors of the lung, chest, costal pleura and mediastinum. The clinic offers modern methods of treatment, ranging from differential diagnostics and minimally-invasive surgery to extensive surgery for advanced cancer. Despite the use of modern medical equipment, the clinic patients are at the center of our attention.

Vascular surgery department offers all kinds of conventional surgical operations on large and small arterial vessels, as well as veins.

By working closely with specialists from other surgical and medical disciplines of the university clinic, the patient is offered the comprehensive interdisciplinary healthcare services.

The clinic objectives are to carry out a comprehensive treatment with personalized and highly specialized approach in the era of modern medical equipment.

The main directions of the clinic healthcare services are as follows:

  • coronary surgery
  • coronary surgery at an advanced stage without extracorporeal circulation (without cardiopulmonary bypass)
  • heart valve surgery
  • aortic aneurysm surgery
  • surgery of cardiac arrhythmia
  • pacemaker implantation
  • defibrillator  implantation
  • open surgical and endovascular treatment of vascular diseases
  • surgery for congenital heart defects
  • pericardial surgery
  • surgery for complications of the coronary heart disease
  • ventricular aneurysm, postinfarction VSD, gap between the papillary muscles, rupture of the ventricular wall
  • pulmonary embolectomy
  • treatment of injuries to the heart
  • diagnostics and treatment of benign and malignant tumors of the chest
  • diagnostics and treatment of lung metastases
  • surgery for chest injury
  • diagnostics and treatment of inflammatory processes in the chest
  • diagnostics, surgical and conservative treatment of arterial diseases
  • aortic surgery
  • diagnostics and treatment of cerebrovascular diseases
  • diagnostics and treatment of venous diseases and complications
  • diagnostics and treatment of kidney diseases


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 (CRP, ESR)
    • indicators blood coagulation
    • TSH-basal
    • blood gas analysis
  • chest x-ray examination
  • bronchography
  • pulmonary function test
  • bronchoscopy with biopsy
  • histological and microbiological examination
  • measurement of arterial blood pressure
  • electrocardiogram (ECG)
  • echocardiography (ECHO)
  • high-resolution computed tomography (HR-CT)
  • preoperative care
  • partial or wedge resection of the lung abscess
  • examination of the remote tissues
  • symptomatic treatment
  • control examinations
  • the cost of essential medicines and materials
  • nursing services
  • full hospital accommodation in 2 bedded room 
  • explanation of future recommendations
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About hospital

Ulm University Clinic is one of five university clinics in Baden-Württemberg and a clinic with the highest level of services in Germany, which offers the university medicine of the highest level to the population of Ostwürttemberg, Donau/Iller and  Bodensee-Oberschwaben.

The patients who live far outside these regions also trust the skills of the highly qualified team of doctors with international reputation, competent and  compassionate medical staff, as well as specialists of the technical service  and laboratories. Ulm University Clinic provides interdisciplinary medical services of the highest class, which combines patient care, research and education. Thus, the new scientific knowledge is quickly implemented in diagnostics and treatment. The highly qualified doctors and nurses ensure round the clock care for the patients' health. In the latest list of the best clinics according to FOCUS, the Clinic ranked 21st. 192,000 cases per quarter are dealt with by nearly 6,000 physicians and staff. In the latest list of the best clinics according to FOCUS, the Clinic ranked 21st.  

The clinic offers a full range of medical care in Germany. Specialized areas which have received wide recognition. Ulm University Clinic also has an excellent reputation far beyond the borders of Germany and has many years of experience in the treatment and care of foreign patients. The Clinic is pleased to welcome the patients from all over the world, seeking treatment in Germany and taking advantage of the high standards of scientific research, medical treatment and patient care.

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.

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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.