University Hospital Ulm

Ulm, Germany


Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery


Andreas Liebold

Prof. Dr. med.

Andreas Liebold

Specialized in: cardiosurgery, thoracic surgery

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

 




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