Radiotherapy and Gamma Knife Centre Krefeld
About the hospital
Radiotherapy and Gamma Knife Center Krefeld is an advanced medical facility specializing in stereotactic radiosurgery and stereotactic radiotherapy. The clinic has state-of-the-art equipment, including the Perfexion Gamma Knife and Axesse Linear Accelerator. It occupies a separate building from the center, as it weighs more than 18 tons and requires special qualifications of specialists working with it.
The clinic was opened in 1998 and has provided adequate medical care for over 20 years. Since its opening, more than 3,500 outpatient and inpatient stereotaxic radiosurgical operations with Gamma Knife and more than 7,000 successful stereotaxic radiation therapy courses have been performed here. The Radiotherapy and Gamma Knife Center wards are equipped with everything necessary for a comfortable stay in the center. The patient can choose between single and double rooms. When selecting a single room, an accompanying person can live with the patient.
Radiotherapy and Gamma Knife Centre Krefeld is a multidisciplinary medical center. Neurosurgeons and radiation therapists work together closely with the Helios Hospital Krefeld. As a national center, the clinic collaborates closely with several university hospitals in neurosurgery and ophthalmology. First, doctors treat malignant and benign neoplasms, arteriovenous malformations, tumors, and metastases to various organs. Modern technologies make it possible to remove cancer with an accuracy of 0.3 mm while preserving healthy tissue. In addition, the center is the only medical institution in the world that manages the quality of the entire treatment process, including its results.
Perfexion Gamma Knife and Axesse Linear Accelerator give patients several advantages over traditional surgical interventions to remove tumors and metastases. The center employs highly qualified surgeons, radiologists, and caring medical staff with many years of experience to ensure optimal treatment with the best result.
Can I get a second remote medical opinion?
As a national center, the hospital cooperates with the Helios Hospital in Krefeld and several universities for neurosurgery and ophthalmology. Thanks to a wide selection of doctors within one organization, the patient can get a comprehensive opinion on the diagnosis or treatment plan.
Can they help me cure the tumor without affecting healthy tissues?
First, doctors treat malignant and benign neoplasms, arteriovenous malformations, tumors, and metastases in various organs. Modern technologies make it possible to remove cancer with an accuracy of 0.3 mm while preserving healthy tissue.
What is the specialization of Radiotherapy and Gamma Knife Center Krefeld?
The clinic offers highly specialized assistance in oncology, treating tumors and metastases of any complexity. Significant emphasis is placed on stereotaxic radiosurgery and radiation therapy. The center is one of the leading institutions with the Perfexion gamma knife and the Axesse linear accelerator.
About the city
Krefeld is an ancient city with a long history located near Dusseldorf. The first mention of the town dates back to 1105. Today, Krefeld is known for its handicraft production, medicine steel, and machinery manufacturing.
Krefeld is a city of factories, brocade, velvet, and silk. In the 18th century, all the German nobility dressed here. The town is famous for its the world's largest outdoor fashion show. Tourists often call Krefeld a collection of three municipalities, as three stylistically different districts intertwined here - Krefeld, Lynn, and Uerdingen. Krefeld has many Romanesque and Gothic churches. Such sights as the Art Museum, the Museum of Winemaking, and the castle "Burg Linn" will not leave the most fastidious tourist indifferent.
The city was the birthplace of Charlotte Auerbach, known for her discovery of chemical mutagenesis and her numerous scientific publications in genetics. More than 20,000 students are pursuing higher education in Krefeld. The city has a strong healthcare industry, presented by Helios Hospital Krefeld. Also, one of the Radiotherapy and Gamma Knife Center branches is located in Krefeld. The center is equipped with modern devices - Perfexion Gamma Knife and Axesse Linear Accelerator, for radiation treatment of oncological diseases.
Krefeld offers tourists parks, shops, squares, ponds, and sports grounds. Visitors can ride on an old Schluff steam locomotive and visit the hippodrome and the zoo. For outdoor enthusiasts, there is a sports park in the city. In addition, Krefeld will enchant visitors with its traditional cuisine, rich history, and vibrant textile industry.