Department of general, abdominal and minimally invasive surgery

The department of general, abdominal and minimally invasive surgery at Helios Hospital Krefeld offers a full spectrum of diagnoses and surgical treatment of the abdominal organs and glands. With perfection, precision and gentle methods, the department ensures that patients recover quickly in all areas of general, visceral and minimally invasive surgery. A highly specialized team perform a large number of abdominal operations in keyhole surgery for the benefit of patients. The minimally invasive surgical approach has numerous advantages for the patient, such as less postoperative pain, shortened hospital stay, small incision and fast recovery. The department also shows excellent results in the treatment of oncological diseases. Here, successful operations are performed to treat the oesophagus, stomach, intestines, liver and pancreas cancer. The department holds weekly oncological consultations, where gastroenterologists, radiologists, oncologists and radiation therapists jointly discuss each case and develop an optimal treatment plan.

The main directions of the department include the treatment of the gastrointestinal tract, proctological diseases, and diseases of the endocrine system. After a comprehensive diagnosis, the doctors prescribe the necessary course of therapy, which can be both conservative and surgical. In addition, the department specializes in the treatment of obesity and offers safe operations to help cope with the problem, such as sleeve gastroplasty and gastric bypass.

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