The Urology Department in Asklepios Medical Group (Hamburg, Germany) is certified by the European Urology Council. Here experienced urologists treat tumors of the kidneys, bladder, testicles, and prostate cancer.
The Clinic uses the Da Vinci robotic system. 85% of patients are able to preserve urinary and erectile functions after surgery.
The Urology Department in Nordwest Clinic specializes in the treatment of the genitourinary system diseases in men, women, and children.
Urologists carry out treatment of benign and malignant tumors, urinary incontinence, infertility, erectile dysfunction.
In 2018, Nordwest was among the 100 best German clinics for the treatment of prostate cancer according to Focus magazine.
The Department of Urology in Helios Medical Center specializes in the treatment of the kidney and urogenital system diseases. Urologists treat prostatitis, cystitis, urinary incontinence, impotence, and benign prostatic hyperplasia.
Helios Hospital is the 2nd largest center in Germany for testicular tumors diagnostics. Experts develop new methods for testicular cancer treatment.
Surgeons of the Department perform operations through small incisions up to 6 cm.
Common proceduresProstatectomy Robotic da Vinci prostatectomy High intensity focused ultrasound ablation (HIFU) Nephrectomy well woman check-up Check up for men
Helios Krefeld Hospital is a multidisciplinary center in Germany, one of the most modern facilities in Europe. Since 2015 to 2017, it took the leading positions among top hospitals of Germany according to the Focus magazine ranking.
Specialties of the hospital are surgery, oncology, heart surgery, orthopedics. Over 57,500 patients choose Helios Krefeld for treatment. According to the anonymous survey, 95% of patients are satisfied with the diagnostics and treatment.
The Urology Department specializes in the surgical treatment of genitourinary system (urogenital system). In 2015, the Сlinic entered the list of TOP-100 best hospitals in Germany for the treatment of urological tumors according by the Focus rating.
At the Department the tumors of the prostate, bladder, kidneys and urethra are treated using low-traumatic and organ-saving operations.
Doctors in the Clinic use a Da Vinci robotic surgical system and a laser lithotripsy (technique for treating stones in the kidney or ureter with laser).
Peculiarities of Urology Treatment in Germany
- Urology in Germany is one of the leading directions in treatment due to a high level of medical care, advanced equipment and lower prices than in Canada, New Zealand or the USA.
- Germany clinics provide an innovative method of urology treatment - the use of botulinum toxin-A for the treatment of neurogenic disorders of the bladder.
- Germany is the top country in urological research according to Focus magazine.
Diagnostics of urologic diseases in Germany
Urologic diseases or conditions include urinary tract infections, ureteric stones, bladder control complications, and prostate problems. Some urologic conditions last a short time, while others are long lasting.
Diseases of genitourinary system are divided into:
- Male: erectile dysfunction (ED), bladder stones, bladder cancer, prostatitis, prostate cancer, penile carcinoma, urinary incontinence (UI), Peyronie’s disease and urinary tract infections (UTI).
- Female: urinary incontinence (UI), pelvic prolapse, vaginal mesh complications, cystocele, vaginal bulge, bladder stones, bladder cancer and urinary tract infections (UTI).
- Pediatric: hernia, hydrocele, neurogenic bladder, spina bifida, ureteropelvic junction obstruction, antenatal hydronephrosis and undescended testes.
The standard diagnostic program of urologic diseases in Germany includes:
- Consultation of a urologist
- PSA test
- Transrectal ultrasound (TRUS)
- Blood analysis
- Urine analysis
- Ultrasound of the abdomen.
How to make an appointment for diagnosis and treatment of urologic diseases in German clinics?
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- To describe a problem to our specialist;
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Main methods of urology treatment in Germany
Prostatectomy is a surgіcal procedure for removing of the prоstate using at the stages I-IV of prostate cancer. Рrostatectomy can be as rаdical (removing of the prоstate and some of the surrоunding tissues), and simple (only the prostate is removed). Surgical procedures for prostate removal include open prostatectomy, laparoscopic prostatectomy and robotic prostatectomy with the use of Da Vinchi robot.
Cyctectomy is a surgical procedure for removing of the bladder. Urologists use it if a patient has a high risk of early bladder cancer, invasive bladder cancer or locally advanced bladder cancer. Cyctectomy can be radical (means taking out a whole cancer) and partial (is used for removing part of the bladder). Usually specialists use laparoscopic type of an operation. This type of surgery is used to remove the bladder through several very small cuts in the abdomen.
Ureterolithomy is a procedure for removing stones from the ureter. Ureterolithotomy refers to the open or laparoscopic surgery. Minimally invasive options are now preferable. They include extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL) and endoscopic techniques such as ureteroscopy (URS) with laser lithotripsy and stone basketing.
Costs of urology procedures in Germany
|Prostatectomy||$11400 - $21100|
|Robotic da Vinci prostatectomy||$20000 - $21100|
|High intensity focused ultrasound ablation (HIFU)||$11400|
|Nephrectomy||$11400 - $26300|
|well woman check-up||$1750 - $4000|
|Check up for men||$1750 - $4000|
The Urology Department of Charité is the largest one in Europe. Doctors treat tumors of the genitourinary system, inflammatory diseases, perform reconstructive operations. There is a Da Vinci robotic system. It helps to do operations through 0.5 cm incisions.
Non-surgical URS and ESWL technologies are used to remove kidney stones. They allow crushing the stones with a laser or shock-wave method.
There are centers for the treatment of prostate cancer, sexual dysfunction and the Department of Pediatric Urology.
The Urology Center in Solingen Clinic is one of the largest certified centers in Germany. Here, urological tumors and diseases are treated. The doctors at the Department use endoscopic techniques and surgical microscopes.
The Urodynamic Unit for diagnosis of bladder disorders operates on the basis of the Department.
Meoclinic in Berlin is a one of the biggest international hospitals in Germany. 50 doctors work at Meoclinic specialized in over 30 medical fields. The Hospital consists of 5 narrow focused centers of radiology, cardiology, surgery, phlebology, and rehabilitation. Meoclinic has a certification according to the international Quality Management System ISO 9001:2008.
Asklepios Klinik Altona is a university hospital of Hamburg, one of the oldest medical facilities in Northern Germany. The medical center belongs to the hospitals’ group of Asklepios Kliniken. Asklepios Altona Hamburg specializes in robotic surgery, gastroenterology, abdominal surgery, neurology, and oncology specialties.
95,000 patients get treatment annually here.
Asklepios St. Georg Hospital is a multidisciplinary medical center in Hamburg. The Hospital works on the premisses of Asklepios Kliniken Medical Group.
The Hospital specializes in the treatment of the heart, vessels, and spine diseases.
St. Georg Hospital is among the TOP German medical facilities according to the Focus magazine.
87,000 patients receive the treatment annually here.
Asklepios Nord is the largest multidisciplinary hospital in Hamburg. It is included in the biggest medical network in Germany — Asklepios Kliniken.
Pediatrics, neurosurgery, gastroenterology, ophthalmology, maxillofacial surgery are the main specialties at Asklepios Nord.
Asklepios Nord is regularly ranked among TOP hospitals in Germany for dentistry, ophthalmology, proctology.
72,000 patients receive treatment in the hospital annually.
Düsseldorf Clinics Association consists of 4 multidisciplinary hospitals. Physicians at Dusseldorf specialize in oncology, neurology, cardiology, orthopedics, and surgery.
More than 60 professors work in the Association. They head the rating of the best physicians according to Focus magazine, one of the three German most widely circulating titles.
Over 200,000 patients undergo treatment in Düsseldorf Clinics Association annually.
Leukoplakia of the bladder
Klinikum Bremen-Ost is a multidisciplinary hospital located in Bremen. The hospital is a part of the Gesundheit Nord-Klinikverbund Bremen network of hospitals. Bremen-Ost Hospital specializes in lung surgery, neurology, psychotherapy, and psychiatry.
Bremen-Ost is among best German medical facilities in 2015-2016 according to the rating of Focus magazine. The rating includes hospitals with positive patients’ feedback and high treatment success rates.
Every year Bremen-Ost receives 19,000 patients for treatment.
Leukoplakia of the bladder
Alfried Krupp Krankenhaus is one of the largest medical institutions of the Rurh region in Germany. The Hospital consists of 19 departments, 10 certified centers. Alfried Krupp Krankenhaus is a leading facility for emergency patients as the most efficient in severe cases. Annually clinics receives around 80,000 patients and actively cooperates with other European and German medical centers in the field of medical assistance and teaching programs.
Lippe Klinikum Detmold is the largest multidisciplinary hospital in Germany. It belongs to the Klinikum Lippe GmbH medical group which consists of 3 clinics not far from Hannover.
Lippe Detmold specializes in surgery, cardiology, and orthopedics. The Clinic is among the best hospitals in the region according to the ‘Top Regional Hospital 2018’ rating.
Over 150,000 patients undergo treatment in Lippe Network annually.
Berdekrankenhauz Clinic is a multidisciplinary medical institution, which is located in the town of Oschersleben.
University Hospital Aachen is the largest multidisciplinary hospital in Europe and it is affiliated with the medical faculty of Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen which is a research university of technology.
Medical Center DOC Dortmund is a high German quality of diagnostics with using modern technology research in Germany.
Dortmund Hospital has a good reputation in Europe, where employs the best specialists and statistics of convalescence shows excellent results annually.
Klinikum Links der Weser is a multi-specialized hospital in Bremen, being a part of Gesundheit Nord. The key hospital’s specialty is treatment of patients with cardiovascular diseases, pregnancy follow-up and childbirth.
In 2015-2016, Links der Weser Hospital appeared as one of the TOP 100 leading hospitals in Germany according to Focus. The ranking includes medical centers with the best treatment success rates and patients’ reviews.
Every year, Links der Weser doctors accept 27,000 patients for treatment.