The organs transplant operations in all over the world are considered to be very complex and require high professionalism of the surgeon and the entire medical staff. The specialists in Berlin Charite Clinic, under the direction of Professor Peter Neuhaus, are considered one the best in Europe. The main types of transplant operation are: liver transplantation, kidney transplantation, transplantation of the pancreatic and small intestine. Synthesis of scientific research and innovation, as well as the most modern equipment and many years’ experience the operations performed by Prof. Neuhaus and his team are recognized as the most successful and conducted with pinpoint accuracy.
Why do patients choose a liver transplant at the University Hospital of Munich?
Munich University Hospital does not have any donor age limit. The survival rate after the surgery is 90%. The survival rate during one year is 73%, while the 5 year survival is about 60%. More than 600 liver transplants were held here for 33 years of operation.
Prof. Markus Huber is the leading transplantologist and the head of Center for Transplantology. The team of the best German transplantologists and nephrologists, such as famous all over Europe Prof. Dr. Norbert Grüner and Prof. Dr. A. Herbes, work here under the guidance of this talented doctor.
First of all the AB0 antigen blood compatibility testing of the recipient and the donor is held before the liver transplant at Munich University Hospital. The recipient has the full diagnostics, incl.:
- lab blood tests,
- abdominal ultrasound,
- doctors examination.
The extensive list of examinations is developed for the presumable donor, the main one being liver and liver vessels MRI, as well as screening and various analyses.
What is the total price of examinations?
The total cost may vary from 4,500 to 6,000 USD.
How is the transplantation and therapy at the clinic?
The therapy aimed at suppressing the immune system is held after the successful liver transplant at Munich University Hospital. The reasonable progress in liver transplant was reached due to application of the newest immunosupressive medicines developed at Munich University Hospital as well. The postsurgical patients are put to the intensive care unit for 2-4 days after the surgery followed by transfer to the transplant ward, where the patient stays for about 10-20 days.