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Vivantes Auguste-Viktoria Hospital Berlin

location_on Berlin, Germany
9.7/10 from 23 Votes

Department of Radiology and Interventional Therapy ( 332380)

Andreas Koops

Priv.-Doz. Dr. med.

Andreas Koops

Specialized in: radiology, interventional therapy

Using modern diagnostic and therapeutic methods(digital X-ray, mammography, ultrasound, CT/MRI and angiography), the Department of Radiology provides visualization diagnostics and treatment. In particular, it treats diseases of blood vessels, liver - in particular tumors - and pain syndromes. Visualization allows gentle minimally invasive placement of the catheter and other instruments. The department unites two clinics -  the Vivantes Auguste-Viktoria Hospital and the Wenckebach Hospital. Both hospitals cooperate with other specializations. The head of the department is Priv.-Doz. Dr. med. Andreas Koops.

One of the directions of the Department of Radiology and Interventional Therapy is treatment of liver tumors. Various methods are used to fight the tumor or prevent its growth. These include destruction of cancer tissues with high temperature (thermal ablation), radio frequencies (RFA), or microwaves (microwave ablation); treatment with medications that are injected into the blood vessels next to the tumor (transarterial chemoembolization of TACE); treatment with radioactive materials that are injected into the tumor (selective internal radiotherapy - SIRT, as well as transarterial radioembolization - TARE).

In addition, specialists of the department treat malignant tumors by outpatient, maximally sparing implantation of port systems in the shoulder area. In particular, chemotherapy can be received through this system. The Department of Radiology and Interventional Therapy at the Vivantes Auguste-Viktoria Hospital is the only center within Berlin where port systems in the shoulder area are installed quickly and without long waiting period under local anesthesia.

The range of services includes:

  • Diagnostics
    • Projectional radiography
    • X-ray examinations
    • Breast diagnostics 
    • Ultrasound
    • Multilayer computed tomography
    • MRI
    • Angiography (digital subtraction angiography)/ catheter studies
  • Interventional therapy
    • Treatment of stenosis and occlusion of arterial vessels
    • Treatment of aneurysms (endovascular correction of the aortic aneurysm, EVAR)
    • Treatment of occlusions of venous vessels
    • Implantation and installation ///
    • Treatment of varicocele of the testicular vein
    • Treatment of uterine myomas
    • Treatment of prostatic hyperplasia
    • Treatment of bleeding with embolization
    • Specialized interventional oncological therapy (intervention oncology)
    • Specialized interventional hepatology
    • therapy
    • Specialized interventional nephrology therapy
    • Specialized interventional analgesic therapy

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