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Will my Lung Cancer be Tested?

[Advertisement]: When you are diagnosed with lung cancer, your first question is: what is the next step? As is often the case in medicine, there is no universal answer. However, in the case of an advanced stage of illness, the best therapy can be found using a tumor biological test. [Advertisement]
Hip prosthesis

Hip Prosthesis: Opportunities and Risks of Surgery

Most patients can work without pain after the implantation of a hip prosthesis. Here you can read about the opportunities and risks of such an operation in Germany.
Fetal surgery

Fetal Surgery: When the Baby In Your Belly Is Sick

Four and a half years ago, pregnant Katrin Ruby got the terrible news: the baby growing in her belly is suffering from spina bifida. She visits the neurosurgeon Dr. Heidrun Bächli in Heidelberg, who operates on the fetus using a method that is new in Europe. How are child and mother doing today?

How to beat Prostate Cancer

How is prostate cancer treated in Germany? Here, the most important information about the diagnosis, the therapy and the costs are presented.

Bypass surgery – yes or no?

When an artery of the heart is blocked, a bridging is necessary in order to provide the heart with sufficient oxygen. This bridging is called a bypass. In this article, you can read about the duration of a bypass operation, its costs and risks.

Mostly Defeated: Breast Cancer

This article presents the treatment costs of breast cancer in Germany and essential therapies.

After Breast Cancer: Reconstruction of the Breast or Bra Inserts?

[Advertisement]: For many women, breast-conserving therapy is possible today. However, the breasts look uneven afterwards. You can choose between the surgical reconstruction of the breast and a special bra with inserts. [Advertisement]
Vier Chirurgen am Operationstisch

This is how Intestinal Surgery works

More than 400,000 patients undergo intestinal surgery per year in Germany. Thus, it is the most common surgical intervention in Germany. Here, you can find out how much an operation costs and which surgical procedures are applied.
Surgical Robots for Knee Surgery

Robotic-assisted Knee Surgery

At Sankt Marien Hospital Buer, knee prostheses are implanted with the help of a robot. This system facilitates the surgeon’s work, however, its effectiveness has not been fully proven yet.

Child illness: Asthma

Diagnosis - Therapy - Medication - Cost. This article presents the most important information on the treatment of asthma in Germany.