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Claus Puhlmann

Dr. Claus Puhlmann

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Cardiology

Cardiovascular diseases play a particularly important role in internal medicine. No wonder: diseases related to the heart are still the most common cause of death worldwide. Cardiology is concerned with the heart. Cardiologists are therefore responsible for the diagnosis and treatment of congenital...

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Radiotherapy (radiation oncology)

If electromagnetic radiation is able to remove electrons from atoms or molecules, i.e. if it can destroy cells - then radiotherapy is used. This is also referred to as radiation therapy or irradiation. Positive, i.e. ionising radiation of particles is the foundation of medical radiotherapy. The goo...

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Neurosurgery

Neurosurgery is concerned with diseases, injuries or malformations of the central and peripheral nervous system - especially their surgical treatment. The diseases of the nervous system that fall within the neurosurgeons' area of expertise can differ fundamentally: They affect either the spinal colu...

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Urology

Urology focuses on the diseases and disorders of the kidneys and the urinary tract in both sexes. In addition to the kidneys, the focus is therefore on the bladder, the ureter and the urethra - and especially on diagnosis and therapy. Especially in men, urologists look at the urogenital system, i.e...

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Psychiatry

In medicine it assumes a special role: Psychiatry focuses on the research, diagnosis and therapy of mental illnesses. The rehabilitation of mentally ill people - as well as life-accompanying measures - also belong to the field of psychiatry. The mental disorders diagnosed and treated in psychiatry ...

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Nephrology

When something is affecting our kidneys - that is a case for the nephrologist. In fact, kindney diseases can be the result of a variety of causes. The two organs shaped like beans are responsible for the important detoxification of the body. They filter all kinds of residues that accumulate in the b...

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Alternative therapy

Sometimes it can be interesting to consider positions other than scientifically established conventional medicine. A number of different medical techniques from all over the world are then available as treatment methods, which ideally, as complementary medicine, can offer an added value to conventio...

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Elbow surgery

Experts in elbow surgery usually are specialists in orthopedics, trauma surgery and sports medicine. In addition, they may have acquired expertise in specialist areas such as rheumatism orthopedics, special orthopedic surgery and endoprosthetics. They can reliably diagnose diseases and injuries of t...

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Intervertebral disk endoprosthetics

Spinal disk endoprosthetics is the insertion of a new, artificial disk, a so-called disk prosthesis. This spinal disk replacement is intended to eliminate the pain caused by the disk on the on hand and to maintain the mobility of the spinal column on the other hand.

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Diabetology

Endocrinology and diabetology actually belong together. After all, a very large number of specialists in this field are "specialists in internal medicine with a focus on endocrinology and diabetology". This in turn refers to six years of additional training. But not all diabetologists have the main ...

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Hematology

Internists who take care of diseases of the blood and blood-forming organs are called hematologists. The field of hematology includes anemia and disorders of blood coagulation. The coagulation system, as the system of blood coagulation is called, can be disturbed if, for example, hematomas (bruises)...

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Renal cancer

Changes in the genome of a kidney cell have led to the loss of control over its growth, enabling it to proliferate as tumor cells. They are called benign if they grow but do not spread to neighbouring organs or form metastases in other organs. However, the vast majority of kidney tumors are malignan...

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Pediatric mind

The medical specialist field addressing the mind of the child is an important element of pediatric and adolescent medicine. Colloquially it is simply called child psychology. There is a difference between child and youth psychiatrists and psychotherapists on the one hand and child and youth psychot...

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Sports medicine

Sports medicine is a subfield of medicine that deals primarily with two areas: on the one hand, with activity, training and lack of exercise - and on the other hand, with the prevention, diagnosis and therapy of sports injuries. Sports cardiology, sports surgery and sports traumatology are of partic...

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Minimal invasive hernia surgery

Hernias are breaches in connective tissue, which either appear as external hernias with detectable bulges under the skin, for example, as an inguinal hernia in the groin, or as internal hernias that cause various problems, such as heartburn or nausea. They do not always lead directly to the pain and...

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