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for infants, adolescents, adults -  

a broad spectrum of advanced diagnostic and therapeutic services:  

 

  • bronchoscopy / mediastinoscopy
  • videoassisted thoracic surgery ("key-hole")
  • standard resections
    • segmental or wedge resection: removal of only a small part of the lung
    • lobectomy: removal of an entire lobe of the lung
    • pneumonectomy: removal of an entire lung

 

    • reconstructive surgery on
      • chest wall
      • tracheobronchial system

sleeve resection: removal of a piece of bronchus, after which the lung is reatttached to the remaining part of the bronchus/trachea

 

 

  • chestwall correction
  • laser resection
  • on-site pathology
  • thoracic surgery conducted cooperatively with any other surgical university department
  • computed tomography (CT) of the whole body including low-dose CT
  • magnetic resonance tomography (MRI) of the wohle body including lung/chest
  • image guided tissue biopsy including lung
  • CT-guided lung tumour ablation
  • interventional bronchoscopy
  • endoscopic stenting  
  • medical sleep center
  • interventional lung emphysema therapy
  • diagnosis and treatment of respiratory tract diseases
  • long-term ventilation therapy
  • weaning from mechanical ventilation
  • systemic treatment (e.g. chemotherapy, antibody treatment, tyrosine kinase inhibitors, vaccination strategies)
  • multimodality approaches
  • customized treatment options

 

 

Thoraxklinik
Röntgenstr. 1
69126 Heidelberg
Germany

 

 

phone +49-6221-3968103
fax      +49-6221- 3962202

 

thoraxklinik.international@med.uni-heidelberg.de

 

 

International Patient Services

Office hours
Monday through Friday:
9:00 - 12:00 p.m.
(Central European Time)

 



Heidelberg local time

01:40 AM


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