Department of trauma surgerу
The department of trauma surgerу at University Hospital rechts der Isar of the Technical University (TUM) Munich has 40 beds available, two separate wards, two trauma surgery and one hand surgery operating theatre. In addition to the clinic director, nine other proven experts in trauma surgery work as senior consultants. The latest diagnostic and therapeutic devices are used following the guidelines of the German Society for Trauma Surgery. Every year, more than 2,300 inpatients and over 23,000 outpatients entrust their health to the highest university-level professionals. The research groups of the department are also developing newly growing bones that can be used in cases with extensive bone defects. The department shares competence in several international surgical courses, e.g. for the elbow and the shoulder, in which highly successful, innovative surgical techniques are passed on to German and international surgeons.
The spectrum of qualifications of the department ranges from the most severe injuries to reconstruction surgery. Specialists work with polytrauma, hand surgery, and complicated fractures and non-unions of the arms and legs.