Helios Hospital Aue-Bad Schlema
About the hospital
Helios Hospital Aue-Bad Schlema is an advanced medical facility specializing in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of various pathological conditions. The medical centre is an academic teaching hospital of the Carl Gustav Carus Faculty of Medicine of the Technical University of Dresden. The clinic staff is constantly improving their knowledge in medicine and can guarantee patients the best medical services according to the latest international standards.
The medical centre has about 1,000 employees who provide professional, high-quality diagnostic and therapeutic services. Every year, the clinic treats nearly 27,000 inpatients and 37,000 outpatients. The hospital has 580 beds in modern and bright wards. Each room has a specialized bed, bathroom, radio and Internet access. The caring nursing staff takes care of the patients around the clock in a pleasant and friendly atmosphere.
In 1960, the Helios Aue-Bad Schlema Medical Center developed the first artificial kidney in Germany, and in 1986 a large rescue centre was opened to treat emergency diseases. Doctors use modern and innovative methods in their practice. The clinic has state-of-the-art imaging systems, ultrasound and endoscopic technologies, and a DaVinci surgical robot. With 10 to 40 times magnified images of even delicate anatomy, the DaVinci system allows surgeons to work with millimetre precision. The clinic is also proud of the incredible experience of obstetricians and gynaecologists who successfully provided delivery for a woman with seven babies in 2022.
In the hospital's clinical practice, patients find competent specialized medical care for various diseases. Numerous specialists in the field of dermatology and venereology, cardiology and vascular surgery, gynaecology and obstetrics, neurology and neurosurgery, internal medicine and paediatrics are at the service of patients. In addition, the clinic has a therapeutic centre where doctors conduct physiotherapy, occupational therapy, music and art therapy. The main goal of the medical staff is to recover patients and return to their former lives as quickly as possible.
What is the treatment focus of the hospital?
Helios Hospital Aue-Bad Schlema combines medical knowledge with the latest medical technology. Doctors offer diagnostic and therapeutic services in ophthalmology, otolaryngology, endocrine surgery, dermatology, oncology, neurology, and urology at the international levels.
Is Helios Hospital Aue-Bad Schlema a good place for delivery?
The modern delivery rooms and the maternity and child unit are the best combination of a pleasant atmosphere and medically necessary equipment. In the obstetrics department, patients can use all modern methods of childbirth and anaesthesia - from delivery in water to epidural anaesthesia.
Do doctors offer HIPEC treatment?
A highly specialized team of doctors uses HIPEC therapy for peritoneal colorectal cancer, ovarian cancer, and gastric cancer, as indicated. This procedure has advantages, such as the removal of all remaining tumour cells from the abdomen and better results for advanced cases compared to chemotherpay.
Do doctors perform transoral thyroid surgery at the clinic?
Since 2019, the clinic has introduced a new operation to remove the thyroid gland without visible scars outside the neck. In this procedure, endoscopic instruments are inserted through three small incisions in the mouth. The thyroid surgery is performed using the latest Ultra HD video technology.
About the city
Aue-Bad Schlema is one of the oldest settlements in Saxony. The city is located among wooded ridges at the confluence of the Mulde and Schwarzwasser rivers, in a steep valley, the slopes of which rise to a height of 330 to 564 meters. The city originated in 2019 due to the merger of the town of Aue and the municipality of Bad Schlema. Today, Aue-Bad Schlema remains the location of important industrial enterprises, predominantly small and medium-sized enterprises.
In the city centre, tourists can admire the beautiful facades of old city houses that date back to the earliest period of the city's life. The 13th-century abbey church in the Celle area is among the most notable buildings. Interested visitors can see the "original home" of Aue, the Selle Monastery, and music lovers can enjoy the regular small concerts at this site.
The city was known for producing the raw materials needed to make porcelain. Until 1854, the Auer mine was the only raw material source for producing the world-famous Meissner porcelain. The city is proud of its football club FC Erzgebirge Aue. Aue-Bad Schlema is also home to the renowned Helios Clinic. The medical centre offers high-quality medical services for region residents and beyond.
The fame and prestige of the large district town of Aue-Bad Schlema cannot be underestimated. The city is constantly developing and has great potential. Various festivals and exhibitions are held for guests and residents of the town. Tourists always get the most pleasant and vivid impressions of the city.