As a maximum care gastroenterology and hepatology centre, Prof. Lange’s clinic covers the entire spectrum of gastroenterology and hepatology. All diagnostic, endoscopic, interventional endoscopic and sonographic (ultrasound) techniques are utilised in the Endoscopy Department of the University Hospital, Essen and approximately 10,000 examinations are performed annually. In addition to a general gastroenterology clinic, the Department’s Out-patients’ Clinic under the gastroenterology specialist, Prof. Lange, also holds specialist clinics for liver and biliary tract diseases, chronic inflammatory bowel diseases, functional gastrointestinal conditions, diseases of the pancreas and gastroenterological tumors, particularly hepatocellular carcinoma. A large proportion of the patients of the specialist in gastroenterology hepatology is referred by hospitals or private medical practitioners from outside the Essen metropolitan area. Increasingly, in recent times, this includes patients with advanced liver diseases, including acute and chronic liver failure, for further clarification with regard to a liver transplant.
Prof. Dr. med. Christian Lange
Specialist for Gastroenterology, Hepatology - liver in EssenProf. Lange treats all diseases of the stomach, intestines, liver and pancreas, and has made a name for himself as a specialist in liver cancer. Whether it is endoscopic examinations, new ultrasound methods or the treatment of inflammation, his expertise is in demand internationally. He is also in demand for heartburn and nutritional issues.
Sclerotherapy and banding of esophageal and fundal varices
Dilatation or balloon dilatation of stenoses
The entire range of the gastroenterological hepatological diagnosis comprises for instance:
Endoscopy department, all approved and numerous experimental methods (including facility for TIPSS, and emergency intervention)
High-end ultrasound (including contrast medium imaging and transient elastography, FibroScan)
Mini and midi laparoscopies for staging of liver and tumor diseases
Liver transplant methods (e.g. PROMETHEUS)
Essen University Hospital