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If there is suspicion of a colon disease more detailed examinations are necessary in order to come to the correct diagnosis. The Intestinal Centre at Waldkrankenhaus Hospital Spandau, which is part of the hospital network of PGD International in Berlin, is a partner of the regular colleagues in the medical practices. To amend their public services the Intestinal Centre offers the entire range of advanced diagnostics and therapy.


For Dr. med. Miguel Alquiza the overall goal in his work is to regain the individual maximum mobility of his patients. Here the holistic view is very important for the chief physician of the Centre for Spinal Surgery at Waldkrankenhaus Spandau which belongs to the network of hospitals of PGD International.


The consequences of an accident can be significant and affect all aspects of life. In such cases the main objective of the trauma department at Waldkrankenhaus Hospital Spandau, which is part of the hospital network of PGD International in Berlin, is to restore the original quality of life. Modern therapies such as minimally invasive implantation techniques allow a speedy recovery. After an accident especially for younger patients, it is often most important to return to their jobs and sports activities as quickly as possible while for the elderly, it is important to restore mobility, to be able to act without help again and return to the home environment.


Geriatrics is one of the core areas at Hubertus Hospital which is part to the PGD International network of hospitals in Berlin. The focus is put on the treatment of elderly and very old patients in all stages of a disease, from acute medical treatment to rehabilitation through to preparation for release and aftercare. Annually 1,300 patients with surgical-orthopedic, neurological and internal diseases are treated and rehabilitated at Hubertus Hospital.


Since 2013, the treatment of the aorta (in addition to the treatment of all other vessels) is one of the main focuses of the Vascular Centre Berlin-Brandenburg at Hubertus Hospital. The Aorta Centre Berlin was set up last year and already plays a major role in interventions on the aorta within the hospital network of Paul Gerhardt Diakonie of which PGD International is a part of as well as in the entire eastern part of Germany, owing to their technical and instrumental skills.


The Department of Thoracic Surgery of the Lung Clinic Berlin, which belongs to the PGD International network of clinics was certified as a Competence Centre for Thoracic Surgery as the first clinic in Germany for the 3rd time in a row.


Minimally invasive, gentle and safe. These are the stipulations that govern the treatment concept of the department of vascular surgery at Waldkrankenhaus Spandau. The spectrum of the special treatment includes endovascular procedures (minimally invasive) of the aorta of the abdomen, surgeries at the carotid artery with local anaesthesia as well as laser treatment of varicose veins and and the reconstruction of deep veins.


Around 600 percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) are carried out each year in different regions of the body trunk by means of interventional radiology solely by the Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology at Hospital Hubertus which is part of the PGD International network of hospitals in Berlin. Around 100 are carried out in the lower leg.


Chronic thromboembolic disease (CTEPH) is one of many causes of pulmonary hypertension. For this there is a new drug and interventional therapies. Diagnosis is made by detection of segmental defects of the lung perfusion. Previous standard method is the perfusion ventilation scintigraphy, which is performed in addition to a pulmonary CT angiography. The Dual Energy CT (DECT), which is used at the Lung Clinic Berlin for two years to diagnose CTEPH combines the CT angiography and lung perfusion in one examination.


In February 2016 the Arthroplasty Centre at Hubertus Hospital Berlin was certified by ClarCert a subsidiary of the certification body OnkoZert. In combination with the Endoprosthesis Register Germany (EPRD) this certification means that patient safety can be measured objectively. At the same time, this step is an investment in the trust of patients.


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