Special Clinical Focus

  • Radical prostatectomy (Da Vinci, perineal, retropubic, potency-preserving)
  • Cystectomy (with neobladder, pouch, conduit etc.)
  • Surgery of renal tumors (especially organ-preserving)
  • Surgery and chemotherapy for testicular tumors
  • Reconstruction of the whole urogenital tract
  • Surgical treatment of urinary incontinence

About us

The spectrum of the department includes surgical and conservative urology in its entirety including all techniques of stone treatment as well as kidney transplantation.

Main fields of interest:
Urooncology with special consideration of cystoprostatectomy and anterior exenteration with orthotopic bladder replacement or continent urinary diversion, radical prostatectomy (also potency preserving, robot-assisted) and organ preserving renal tumor surgery, reconstruction of the upper and lower urinary tract extending to the replacement of the entire urinary tract with formation of a substitute bladder and kidney transplantation, general and complex reconstructive pediatric urology as well as gynecological urology.

Diagnostic Services

  • Early detection of cancer and follow-up care
  • Urinalysis, tumor markers, spermiogram, calculus analysis
  • Ultrasound, transrectal ultrasound, Doppler and duplex ultrasound
  • Uroradiology, scintigraphy, CT, PET-CT, MRI, DSA, angiography, interventional radiology
  • Video urodynamics with uroflowmetry, cystometry, urethral pressure profile
  • Percutaneous diagnostics of the upper urinary tract
  • Endoscopy:
    • Urethrocystoscopy, pouchoscopy, ureterorendoscopy, video and fluorescence endoscopy
  • Functional diagnostics in female incontinence, dynamic pelvic floor MRI
  • Diagnosis of erectile dysfunction

Therapeutic Services

Urooncology
Bladder cancer:
radical cystoprostatectomy (also potency preserving) and anterior exenteration, all types of continent urinary diversion as well as orthotopic bladder replacement
Prostate cancer:
radical prostatectomy (retropubic, perineal, potency preserving, robot-assisted), hormone therapy, chemotherapy
Renal tumors:
radical and organ preserving tumor surgery (open, laparoscopic), adjuvant TKJ therapy in metastatic disease
Testicular tumors:
surgery, chemotherapy
Laser (holmium laser)
Transurethral laser ablation of the prostate, stone treatment
Reconstructive urology
Reconstruction of the upper and lower urinary tract: ureteral replacement, bladder replacement, bladder augmentation
Urethral surgery:
endoscopic procedures, one or two-stage open surgery
Implants:
penile and sphincter prostheses
Pediatric urology
Reconstruction of all malformations of the urinary and genital tract e.g., pyeloplasty, antireflux surgery, ureteral neoimplantation, reconstruction in hypospadia, epispadia, bladder exstrophy
Pediatric urooncology:
Wilms tumor, rhabdomyosarcoma, neuroblastoma
Laparoscopic and robot-assisted operations (da Vinci)
Gynecological urology
Surgical treatment of urinary incontinence and of prolapse
Reconstructive procedures after treatment of gynaecological malignancies
Kidney transplantation
Living or cadaver donors, also in combination with bladder replacement and continent urinary diversion
Stone treatment
ESWL, URS, laser, percutaneous litholapaxy, open surgery
Endoscopic procedures
TUR-P, TUR-B, urethrotomy, URS

Special Offers / Arrangements / Rooms

67 beds (including eight beds on the Urological Intermediate Care Unit) in the Center for Surgical Medicine (ZOM) which was placed into operation in 2004.
Exclusively single or double rooms with shower/toilet, telephone and TV, wireless lan (also rooming-in units). The patients can choose their meals. Interpreting services are available.

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Other services

  • Prostate cancer
  • Bladder cancer 
  • Renal tumor 
  • Testicular tumor 
  • Pediatric uro-oncology anomalies and deformities
  • Destruction and deformities of the urogenital tract

Directions

Airports near

  • Frankfurt Airportapprox. 110 km
  • Nuremberg Airportapprox. 100 km
  • Stuttgart Airportapprox. 150 km

Additional staff

Dr. med.
Martin Spahn

Senior Consultant in Charge

Dr. med.
Gerd Ohnheiser

Senior Consultant

Dr. med.
Daniel Vergho

Senior Consultant

Dr. med.
Arkadius Kocot

Senior Consultant

Dr. med.
Andreas Löser

Senior Consultant