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    Sana Klinikum Hameln - Pyrmont

    Niedersachsen, Germany


    Foundation year




    Operations per year




    Medical staff

    All / Top Specialties

    • Chronic Venous Insufficiency (CVI)

    • Limb reconstruction

    • Pancreaticoduodenectomy

    All / Top Services

    • Magnetic Resonance Venogram

    • Sclerotherapy

    • Whipple Procedure

    • Pharmacological Treatment

    • Physical Examination

    • Blood and Urine Tests

    • Copper-chelating Medication

    • Endomyocardial Biopsy (EMB)

    • Hip and Knee Surgery

    • X-ray

    • Liver Biopsy

    • Living-Donor Liver Transplant

    • Flexible endoscopy

    • Endometriosis

    • Echocardiography

    • Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators (ICDs)

    • Echocardiogram

    • Endovascular Repair of the Thoracic Aorta


    Sana Klinikum Hameln-Pyrmont is a hospital in the town of Hameln in Lower Saxony . It has a helipad and is an emergency medical center. The hospital is the teaching hospital of the Hannover Medical School with 12 places for medical students in their practical year and runs a nursing school and a midwifery school . A total of 428 beds are available in the hospital. Every year, 20,000 inpatients and 25,000 outpatients are cared for by 1,100 employees. Advanced medical technology and qualified specialist staff help ensure that residents in the Hameln-Pyrmont district have access to comprehensive help. The clinics, institutes and affiliated departments of the clinic offer a comprehensive range of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in their respective departments, but interdisciplinary cooperation is also very important. Characteristics of the medical units are the high level of competence and the great willingness to perform - also in nursing, physiotherapy and discharge management, which round off the wide range of services of the Sana Klinikum Hameln-Pyrmont. Clinics and Institutes GENERAL AND VISCERAL SURGERY In cooperation with the pediatric department, the usual standard operations such as inguinal hernias, appendix operations, operations on the skin and soft tissue are carried out in all age groups. In the field of obesity surgery, they work closely with many other disciplines inside and outside of their clinic. This obesity network works on the basis of a coordinated concept to ensure the sustainability of the therapy. Their clinic was one of the first in Germany to be awarded the "Herniamed" seal of quality by the German Hernia Society (DHG) for quality-assured hernia surgery. The content of the review was the quality of the surgical treatment of so-called visceral hernias (hernias) such as inguinal, umbilical, scar or abdominal wall hernias within the framework of their hernia center. VASCULAR SURGERY They accompany you from the diagnosis to the therapy and aftercare. They offer 24-hour on-call service for acute vascular diseases in order to prevent the often life-threatening consequences of a bursting vessel, stroke or leg amputation. In order to be able to offer their patients optimal therapy in a timely manner, they work closely with the in-house radiologists, neurologists, nephrologists, cardiologists and diabetologists and the resident doctors in the region. In addition, they diagnose and treat the typical comorbidities. They treat their patients both inpatient and outpatient. Inpatients with vascular surgery concomitant diseases are also regularly visited and treated across professional groups. This interdisciplinary approach is also expressed in the daily X-ray rounds, in which therapy concepts for patients with complex vascular diseases and concomitant diseases are discussed together. In addition, consultative vascular medical examinations and statements are made for all inpatients in the hospital. GYNECOLOGY AND OBSTETRICS Maternity Clinic: I'm pregnant! So much begins with this sentence. The anticipation of the addition to the family, the beginning of a new phase of life, but also a lot of questions about the birth. Giving life to a child is a wonderful thing. For this big event, the future parents want security and safety. For around 1,500 mothers every year, they are a reliable partner for all aspects of childbirth. They are pleased about the trust they have placed in them and would like to inform you about the birth and introduce you to their obstetrics department. They want to make the birth particularly beautiful, safe and family-friendly for you and your baby. For this, they have been recognized by the World Health Organization and UNICEF as a baby-friendly hospital. Their team is always available to advise you from the start of your pregnancy. They wish you a good pregnancy and birth and look forward to accompanying you. GYNECOLOGY The women's clinic covers all areas of obstetrics and gynecology and also offers comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic services on an outpatient basis. The women's clinic deals with all women-specific matters and has a wide range of services. In an individual, friendly atmosphere, they offer you care based on the latest medical standards. With them, the patient is the focus of everything we do. They treat almost all diseases in the field of gynecology and gynecological oncology. In the field of surgical gynaecology, they focus primarily on gentle endoscopic surgical procedures. They also offer outpatient surgeries. Gynecology focuses on prolapse and incontinence symptoms as well as gynecological tumor diseases. In addition, the women's clinic is a certified breast center. CARDIOLOGY AND INTERNAL INTENSIVE CARE MEDICINE The Clinic for Internal Medicine I: Cardiology mainly treats patients with diseases of the cardiovascular system and lung diseases. In addition, the department oversees internal intensive care medicine, in which all life-threatening diseases from the entire spectrum of internal medicine are treated. A heart catheter laboratory with 24-hour catheter availability is available for invasive diagnostics and therapy. In diagnostics, the department has the complete spectrum of non-invasive cardiology procedures at its disposal. It is possible to carry out color Doppler echocardiography, stress echocardiography and transoesophageal multiplane echocardiography. This area also includes a vascular doppler for diagnosing diseases of the arteries and veins. HEPATO-GASTROENTEROLOGY, HEMATOLOGY AND ONCOLOGY The Clinic for Internal Medicine II covers the entire spectrum of diagnostics and non-surgical therapy for benign and malignant diseases of the internal organs. The clinic is divided into the main areas of hepato-gastroenterology and hematology and internal oncology. The Hepato-Gastroenterology Clinic treats patients with diseases of the digestive organs and metabolism. The functions of the esophagus, stomach, intestines, liver, bile ducts and pancreas can be disturbed by many diseases. In addition to acute and chronic inflammation, bleeding, digestive disorders, stones in the bile duct system and tumor diseases are in the foreground. Stomach pain, stool problems, difficulty swallowing, weight loss and jaundice are the most common symptoms that bring you to them. CHILD AND ADOLESCENT MEDICINE/PAEDIATRICS The clinic for paediatrics and adolescent medicine treats around 2,500 inpatients and around 700 pre-inpatients each year. In addition, around 3,500 children and young people receive emergency outpatient care outside of practice opening hours. In addition, the team at the children's clinic looks after the approximately 1,500 children who are born in the Sana Clinic each year and who mostly receive their U2 (48 hours after birth) in the clinic. In the treatment unit for premature babies and newborns, infants from the 29th week of pregnancy receive intensive medical treatment and can also be mechanically ventilated there if necessary. The level of care corresponds to a level 2 perinatal center. In principle, parents of children up to the age of 9 are admitted, but older children can also be admitted if there is increased anxiety about separation. In this context, there are usually no costs for the parents. In order to shorten the treatment days, there are televisions, video and DVD players in the patient rooms. ORTHOPEDICS AND TRAUMA SURGERY Joint diseases, injuries to the musculoskeletal system and diseases of the spine are primarily treated in the clinic for orthopedics and trauma surgery. Their 20 doctors specialize in individual areas such as knees, hips, shoulders, feet, sports injuries and spinal diseases, which means they can guarantee highly competent, state-of-the-art treatment. As part of their specialization in joint diseases, they were appointed EndoProsthetics Center Hameln-Pyrmont in 2013. Clinics with demonstrably high quality and quantity of endoprostheses (artificial joints) and very good structural conditions receive this award. They treat many patients because of joint wear and tear (arthrosis of the hip joint, arthrosis of the knee joint: joint-preserving therapy, arthrosis of the knee joint: joint replacement). Before an artificial joint replacement, they carry out a digital preoperative analysis and operation planning. They use soft-tissue-sparing surgical techniques with minimally invasive approaches. With the help of the new concept of pre-habilitation and the "Rapid Recovery" program, they achieve that their patients become mobile early after a joint operation. PLASTIC AND AESTHETIC SURGERY The clinic for plastic and aesthetic surgery/hand surgery offers the entire range of plastic and aesthetic surgery and hand surgery. In addition to reconstructive plastic surgery, they carry out surgical procedures to improve the quality of life (cosmetic surgery), e.g. B. Breast augmentation, eyelid surgery, nose job, breast reduction, tummy tuck and liposuction. UROLOGY Urological center in the Hameln-Pyrmont region offers the complete range of services from diagnosis and therapy for diseases of the urological organs (kidneys, ureters, bladder, prostate, urethra, penis and testicles) for everyone. In doing so, they select the best possible and guideline-based therapy for you. A highly motivated and experienced team treats and accompanies you during your stay in their department. They would like to provide you with the best possible information and establish particularly trusting and personal contact with you and your family in order to be able to offer you the best possible treatment. Communication at eye level is important to them. HEMATOLOGY AND ONCOLOGY SECTION The Hematology and Oncology Section of the Clinic for Internal Medicine II primarily cares for patients with blood disorders and tumor diseases. In oncology, modern, long-term therapies are used that not only alleviate symptoms, but also achieve healing. The range of services also includes bone marrow and stem cell transplantation as well as palliative care for oncological patients. A laboratory is attached to the hematology department, in which the staining of blood cells and the surface structures of the cells are examined (FACS analyses). A special infection department is also available. NEUROSURGERY The Neurosurgery Section, headed by Mohamed Altaher, ensures conservative and surgical treatment of skull injuries and surgically treated degenerative diseases of the spine, spine injuries and diseases of the peripheral nerves. Specialists in neurosurgery, trauma surgery and orthopedics work together in the clinic for orthopedics and trauma surgery in order to achieve the best possible individual result for each patient in interdisciplinary cooperation. DOCUMENT DEPARTMENT ENT The specialist field of ear, nose and throat medicine is managed as an inpatient department at the Sana Klinikum Hameln-Pyrmont. This means that resident ear, nose and throat specialists treat and operate on their patients here and use the infrastructure such as operating theatres, employees and inpatient care. The range of services includes routine interventions in the ENT field such as pharyngeal and palatine tonsil removal, interventions in the nasal cavity and paranasal sinuses area, nasal septum corrections, nose correcting interventions, auricle corrections, small larynx surgeries and hearing-improving interventions. DEPARTMENT OF ORAL AND MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY In oral and maxillofacial surgery, around 680 patients, mostly children, disabled people, severely injured people in the dental field are treated as inpatients. This often happens in cooperation with departments of ophthalmology, ENT medicine and neurosurgery. Surgery for tumors, accidents and deformities, some of which are very complex, is carried out as far as they affect the head and neck area.