Department of radiology and interventional radiology
The department of radiology and interventional radiology at University Hospital of the Ludwig-Maximilians-University (LMU) Munich provides the whole range of radiological diagnostic and imaging-guided (interventional radiology) procedures. The department offers state-of-the-art diagnostics following national and international standards. In addition, they offer an extraordinary range of image-guided, interventional radiological, minimally invasive interventions for therapeutic measures in the most diverse, even very rare clinical pictures. The department includes computer tomography (CT), Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), conventional X-ray, ultrasound centre PET/CN (in cooperation with the department of nuclear medicine). Some of the equipment is used here for the first time globally. Medical care is provided both inpatient and outpatient. Thanks to experienced doctors and modern equipment, patients receive a high level of medical services, while the caring nursing staff takes care of a comfortable stay in the hospital.
The main focus of the departments lies in the consultation, treatment and care of patients with diseases that are accessible to local therapy, such as tumour and vascular diseases, spinal problems, osteoid osteomas, etc. The department is famous for transarterial embolization approaches and ablations for the liver, pancreas, etc. In addition to treatment, the department's goal is to recognize the disease as early as possible to prevent its further development.