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Department of neuroradiology

Dr. med. Andre W. Demant
radiology and pediatric radiology

About the department

The department of neuroradiology at Beta Clinic Bonn offers the entire spectrum of up-to-date and reliable diagnostics. The radiologists at the department not only carry out imaging diagnostics on adults but also on children. Interventional neuroradiology is a relatively young branch of diagnostic radiology and represents the therapeutic branch of diagnostic radiology. In interventional neuroradiology, image guidance (ultrasound, CT, MRI, and angiography) for therapeutic interventions is used, for example, on the vascular system (e.g. in the case of aneurysms in the arteries supplying the brain or in peripheral arterial occlusive disease). These elegant, minimally invasive treatment methods were only made possible by enormous technological advances. The department is equipped with the most modern interventional equipment, so the patients can benefit from this technological advance.

Adults and children are examined with the latest medical technology on the brain and spine. Therapy focuses are minimally invasive interventions to treat diseases of the spine and vessels. The interventions include plastic reconstruction of the spine, vascular surgery, and more.

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Treatment and diagnostic focus of the department

Machine diagnostics:

  • Open high-field MRI (1.5 Tesla) – particularly suitable for those who have claustrophobia (fear of being cramped) and for patients weighing up to 250 kg
  • For example, high-field MRI with 3 Tesla for high-resolution images of the brain or joints.
  • 64-slice CT with dose-saving programs
  • Digital X-ray machine
  • High definition ultrasound
  • Bone densitometry (DXA)

Types of examination:

  • Angio-MRI (vessels in the head, neck, kidneys, pelvis, and leg)
  • Brain MRI including functional neuro-MRI of the brain
  • Diffusion, perfusion, fMRI, DTI, tractography
  • Spinal MRI / MR-Myelography
  • Children's MRI (also under sedation/anaesthesia), CT
  • Angio-CT (vessels in the head, neck, kidneys, pelvis, and leg)
  • Myelography (image of the spinal canal)

Minimally invasive range of treatments:

  • Expansion or stenting – ​​for vascular constrictions
  • Vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty - for vertebral fractures.
  • Microtherapies on the spine
  • CT-guided biopsies (tissue sampling)
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Doctor profile


  • Studied medicine at the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms University in Bonn
  • Training at the Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York and the Inselspital in Bern
  • Doctorate, Clinic for Internal Medicine at the University Hospital Bonn
  • Radiological training in Bern and at the University Hospital in Cologne
  • Radiology specialist with a focus on pediatric radiology


  • 2010 Senior Physician of the Institute and the Polyclinic For Radiological Diagnostics
  • 2011 Head of the Department for imaging diagnostics in the St. Augustin Children's Hospital
  • 2013 Head of the Department of adult and pediatric neuroradiology at Beta Clinic Bonn

Awards, memberships, publications

  • The German Society for Ultrasound in Medicine Certified Examiner for radiology and pediatrics
  • 2011 The Science Prize of the Society for Pediatric Radiology as a Co-author
  • Member of the German Radiological Society
  • Member of the Society for Pediatric Radiology
  • Member of the German Society for Ultrasound in Medicine
  • Author of 5 publications
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