The Hernia Centre, Berlin is a certified centre at the MIC in Berlin, where hernias are treated using minimally invasive procedures, that is, very gentle procedures for the patients. Annually, 600 inguinal hernias alone are surgically treated at the Hernia Centre, Berlin. For this reason, the Hernia Centre, Berlin is among the leading hernia surgery facilities in Berlin Brandenburg.
Hernias are intestinal ruptures, where parts of the intestines pass outwards or inwards through a congenital or acquired rupture.
Depending on the location and type of the rupture, the hernia specialist, Dr Siemssen, refers to, for example, an inguinal hernia (or an inguinal rupture) or an incisional hernia. If the parts of the intestine which have passed through the rupture are trapped, the affected tissues may die off due to be interrupted blood supply; surgery must be performed immediately for this type of incarcerated (strangulated) hernia. In order that the condition does not come to this, the specialists under Dr Siemssen at the Hernia Centre in Berlin examine patients with hernias thoroughly. Depending on the findings, at the Hernia Surgery Department in Berlin, the hernia can then still be closed in time, before the appearance of potential complications, by the hernia specialists at the MIC, Berlin.
As well as hernia surgery, Dr Siemssen and the other specialists at the MIC, Berlin perform numerous other surgical procedures. These include, for example, procedures for benign and malignant conditions of the colon, the rectum and the anus, the gallbladder, the stomach, the thyroid gland, for incontinence therapy, ovarian and uterine conditions and where there is a desire to have children.