University Hospital Ulm

Ulm, Germany

Surgical resection of the rectovaginal fistula with closing (program ID: 233037)

Wolfgang Janni

Prof. Dr. med.

Wolfgang Janni

Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics

Specialized in: gynecology, obstetrics

Curriculum vitae keyboard_arrow_down

Curriculum Vitae Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Janni KLINISCHE TÄTIGKEIT Seit Oktober 2012 Direktor der Universitätsfrauenklinik Ulm Oktober 2008 – September 2012 Direktor der Universitätsfrauenklinik der Heinrich-Heine Universität Düsseldorf März 2008 Ruf auf den Lehrstuhl der Klinik für Frauenheilkunde der Heinrich-Heine Universität Düsseldorf Oktober 2005 – September 2008 leitender Oberarzt und stellvertretender Klinikdirektor Universitätsfrauenklinik LMU München Innenstadt Seit 2002 Tätigkeit als klinischer Oberarzt, vor allem im Bereich der gynäkologischen Onkologie RUF AUF W2 PROFESSUR Fachbereich Medizin der Johannes-Gutenberg-Universität Mainz im November 2004 (abgelehnt)

HABILITATION Venia Legendia: Habilitation an der medizinischen Fakultät 2003 Die unterschiedliche prognostische Bedeutung hämatogen disseminierter Tumorzellen im Knochemark zu verschiedenen Zeitpunkten der Brustkrebserkrankung’ WISSENSCHAFTLICHER ASSISTENT Wissenschaftlicher Assistent und Assistenzarzt an der I. Frauenklinik der Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in München 1997-2002 ARZT IM PRAKTIKUM I. Frauenklinik der Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München 12/1995 - 05/1997 PRAKTISCHES JAHR 9/94-9/95 Yale University Medical Center New Haven/CT, USA Chirurgie University of Michigan Medical Center Ann Arbor/MI, USA Chirurgie Bellevue Hospital, New York University New York City/NY, USA Innere Medizin Hahnemann University Hospital Philadelphia/PA, USA Innere Medizin I. Frauenklinik der Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München Gynäkologie und Geburtshilfe HOCHSCHULAUSBILDUNG Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München 1989-1995 Studium der Humanmedizin Dritter Abschnitt der Ärztlichen Prüfung 14.11.1995

DISSERTATIONSARBEIT Orthopädische Klinik, Klinikum Großhadern Direktor: Prof. Dr. H.J. Refior ‘Klinische, prospektive Doppelblindstudie zum Vergleich niedermolekularer Heparine in der orthopädischen Chirurgie’ ZIVILDIENST Orthopädische Fachkliniken der Hessingstiftung Augsburg Direktor: Prof. Dr. G. Köhler, 1987-1989 Pflegedienst SCHULAUSBILDUNG Justus-von-Liebig-Gymnasium Augsburg 1985-1987 Allgemeine Deutsche Hochschulreife Wichita High School East Wichita/KS, USA 1984-1985 Allgemeine US-Amerikanische Hochschulreife/High School Diploma FÖRDERPREISE  ASCO-Merit Award anlässlich des Annual Meeting 2006 der ASCO für das Abstract: ‘Euopean Pooled Analysis on the Persistence of isolated tumor cells (ITC) in bone marrow (BM) of breast cancer patients - up-Date’  ASCO-Merit Award anlässlich des Annual Meeting 2004 der ASCO für das Abstract: ‘Persistence of isolated tumor cells (ITC) in bone marrow (BM) of breast cancer patients predicts increased risk for relapse’  ASCO-Merit Award anlässlich des Annual Meeting 2002 der ASCO für das Abstract: ‘Detection of Persisting Tumor Cells after Primary Therapy of Breast Breast Cancer – A Potential Tool for Follow-up’  Scholars Award auf dem 24th Annual San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, USA (12/2001) für den Beitrag ‘Persistence of Occult Metastatic Cells in Bone Marrow of Breast Cancer Patients Despite Systemic Adjuvant Treatment’  Vortragspreis der Bayerischen Gesellschaft für Geburtshilfe und Frauenheilkunde anlässlich der Jahrestagung 2001 für den Vortrag ‚Persistenz disseminierter Tumorzellen im Knochenmark von Patientinnen mit primärem Mammakarzinom’  Förderpreis der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Gynäkologie und Geburtshilfe anlässlich der Jahrestagung 2000 für das Forschungsvorhaben ‚Dissemierte Tumorzellen im Knochenmark von Patientinnen mit Ovarialkarzinomrezidiv als Surrogatmarker für die Therapieeffektivität’  ASCO-Merit Award anlässlich des Annual Meeting 2000 der ASCO für das Abstract: ‘Prognostic Significance of Disseminated Tumor Cells in Bone Marrow of Patients with Primarily Diagnosed Ovarian Cancer’ 

AACR-Susan G. Komen Foundation Young Investigator Scholar Award anlässlich des Annual Meeting 2000 des AACR für das Abstract ‘Comparative analysis of micrometastasis to the bone marrow and lymph nodes of node-negative breast-cancer patients receiving no adjuvant therapy’  Posterpreis der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Gynäkologie und Geburtshilfe anlässlich der Jahrestagung 1998 zum Thema ‚Prognostische Relevanz von Mikrometastasen im Knochenmark von Patientinnen mit Ovarialkarzinom‘ KOMPETITIVE MITGLIEDSCHAFTEN/LEITUNGSGREMIEN  Stellvertretender Vorsitzender der Kommission Mamma der AGO (seit 2009)  Fachausschuss Nachwuchsförderung der Deutschen Krebshilfe (DKH) (seit 2010)  Vorstandsmitglied der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Interdisziplinäre Medizin (Medica) (seit 2009)  Gewähltes Vollmitglied der Society of Pelvic Surgeons (seit 2011)  Mitglied der S3-Leitlinienkommission Mammakarzinom der DKG (seit 2011)  Koopt. Vorstandsmitglied der Krebsgesellschaft NRW (seit 2009) MITGLIEDSCHAFTEN  Deutsche Gesellschaft für Gynäkologie und Geburtshilfe (DGGG)  Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Gynäkologische Onkologie (AGO) der DGGG  Bayerische Gesellschaft für Geburtshilfe und Frauenheilkunde (BGGF)  European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO)  American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)  American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO)  Deutsche Gesellschaft für Senologie (DGS)  Deutsche Krebsgesellschaft (DKG)  European Society of Mastology (ESMO)  Deutschen Gesellschaft für Interdisziplinäre Medizin (Medica)

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University Gynecological Clinic is the center of women's health for Ulm region having a high national and international recognition in care for the patients, research and training. For its skills, the clinic was awarded several quality certificates and promises patients a good chance of recovery. The center is positioned as an outstanding and innovative women's clinic with all technical and health benefits of the university clinic and individual climate of trust.

The clinic medical service in the treatment of breast cancer and congenital risks were included in the list of clinics highly recommended by FOCUS in 2016.
The "prenatal medicine" team of the University Women's Clinic of Ulm works closely with the outpatient department for pregnant and is in close contact with colleagues of different nearby clinics, especially the children's clinics, the offices of human genetics and internal medicine and diabetology. Section of obstetrics as a perinatal center a higher care level (Level 1), provides the maximum safety due to competent care.

Since 2003, the Breast Center has a quality mark of the German Cancer Society, which recommends us and our work for many years. The Centre attaches great importance to patients and their feelings. Due to a multi-disciplinary team of gynecologists, pathologists, radiologists, oncologists and radiotherapists, specialized in the breast cancer, the center promises its patients the highest diagnostic accuracy and good chances of recovery.Patients with gynecologic cancer for the past many years receive a multidisciplinary treatment at our center.
Due to the high qualification and extensive experience, the clinic was among the first certified gynecological cancer centers of the German Cancer Society. The multidisciplinary center for continence and pelvic floor offers modern methods of research, as well, thanks to the close cooperation of relevant specialists of the university clinics, a wide range of treatments, from acupuncture of irritable bladder to the most modern methods of surgical intervention for incontinence and ROE.

The center of family planning and hormonal center helps the couples wishing to have children using the new diagnostic methods to better understand the causes and treatment opportunities for involuntary childlessness. The treatment methods correspond to the latest knowledge of medicine, and have brought positive outcomes to many couples. The department offers both the so-called diagnostic and therapeutic laparoscopy subject to removal of all foci of endometriosis. Besides surgery, we offer a range of medical treatment.


Program includes:

  • Initial presentation in the clinic
  • clinical history taking
  • review of medical records
  • physical examination
  • laboratory tests:
    • complete blood count
    • general urine analysis
    • biochemical analysis of blood
    • inflammation indicators (CRP, ESR)
    • indicators blood coagulation
  • gynecological examination:
  • ultrasound examination: pelvis, abdomen
  • CT/MRI of the abdomen and pelvis
  • preoperative care
  • resection of the rectovaginal fistula with closing
  • histologically and immunohistochemically
    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.

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.