Department of internal medicine (cardiology, nephrology, pulmonology, endocrinology, metabolic diseases and geriatrics)
The department of internal medicine (cardiology, nephrology, pulmonology, endocrinology, metabolic diseases and geriatrics) at University Hospital Wurzburg provides comprehensive diagnostics and treatment for diseases of the heart, lungs, kidneys, and hormonal disorders. The department has state-of-the-art technology so doctors can apply high-precision diagnostics and effective treatment. Patients, their health and a positive emotional attitude towards a favourable therapy outcome are at the centre of all the medical team's efforts. For the treatment of acute and emergency conditions, the department has a spacious 24-bed intensive care unit with modern technical equipment, various options for organ replacement procedures and specialized nursing staff. The department is a certified centre for cardiac catheterization, so cardiologists regularly perform operations such as stent implantation, rotablation and balloon dilation. Thanks to three catheterization laboratories, cardiologists provide medical care to patients with acute infarction or heart attacks around the clock.
In endocrinology, the department specializes in treating osteoporosis, diabetes mellitus, thyroid diseases and endocrine system tumours. In addition, the department is certified by the European Union as a centre for the treatment of rare endocrine disorders. Nephrology and treating all acute and chronic kidney diseases are among the priorities. In addition, the department's specialists enjoy an impeccable reputation in treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, pulmonary emphysema and bronchial ecstasy. Modern methods are available to doctors, including endoscopic procedures, minimally invasive procedures and effective medical therapy.