Children’s hospital / Top clinic in Germany, Friedrichshafen
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The children’s hospital of Friedrichshafen Clinic in Germany offers diagnostic and treatment of diseases for the newborns, children and teenagers. The head of the department is Udo Radlow, Dr.scient.med, an experienced specialist in pediatrics, neonatology and prenatal medicine.

Children’s hospital of Friedrichshafen: Focus areas

Neonatology - the treatment and caring services for the newborn children in partnership with child guidance and family counseling centre, General pediatrics - different children’s diseases, Children’s psychosomatics - treatment for children of 5 - 13 years old, Neuropediatrics, Pediatric gastroenterology, Pediatric sonography.

Every year the Friedrichshafen children’s hospital helps more than 1,500 children. In our children’s hospital the doctors perform surgeries in all possible directions, including oncology, cardiology, etc.

Hernia treatment − Children’s hospital in Germany

The children’s hospital of Friedrichshafen offers surgical and conservative treatment for different types of hernia. Groin hernia without incarceration doesn’t require surgery. If there is incarceration, the surgical treatment implies reduction of hernia with further hernial sac resection.

Umbilical hernia can be reduced manually in children of 5 and downwards. A surgery is required in case of incarceration. The ring will be reduced, the cavity will disappear, leaving only a small scar.

Medial vertebral disk prolapse is the most dangerous type of hernia. The doctors of Friedrichshafen children’s hospital will define the stage of the disease and required treatment. It affects neurocanal, sometimes leading to longitudinal ligament breakage, tipping out. Such cases require drug and surgical therapy.

Hydrocele treatment − Children’s hospital in Germany

If the hydrocele stays in 2 year-old age, it requires a surgery. Sometimes collected liquid can be removed from the dartos with the aim of a puncture in younger age.

Varicocele treatment − Children’s hospital in Germany

Correct diagnostics of varicocele form and stage is performed in the Friedrichshafen children’s hospital using ultrasound testicles scanning and Doppler sonography. Minimally invasive surgical treatment is usually applied.

Cryptorchism treatment − Children’s hospital in Germany

This pathology is diagnosed, if testicles of a boy carried to full time haven’t descended by the age of 1.5 months (3 months for boys born before time). A surgeon mechanically descends the testicle and fixates it in scrotum walls. Such intervention is well-tolerated and doesn’t cause complications.

Phymosis treatment − Children’s hospital in Germany

Such disease displays in painful urination, inflammation process and other complications. Urologists in our children’s hospital will clean the preputium tissues and perform all required procedures. If the edema is big, a few-minute surgery is required.

Hypospadias treatment − Children’s hospital in Germany

This inborn pathology in boys means that the urethra is located lower than it should be. The surgeons of Friedrichshafen children’s hospital correct the problems of chordee and narrow urethra. It is better to perform such procedures until a boy hasn’t reached 18 months.

Ganglioma and Baker’s cyst treatment − Children’s hospital in Germany

Ganglioma is a tumor around tendon sheath and joint capsule. Baker’s cyst is a hernia in popliteal space. Both these diseases are treated surgically in Friedrichshafen children’s hospital.

Kidney disease treatment − Children’s hospital in Germany

The specialists of our children’s hospital successfully perform diagnostics and treatment of complex nephrological disorders. Technical equipment and professional skills of our specialists provide new opportunities for kidney disease treatment and kidney surgery up to renal transplantation.

Hemopoietic stem cell transplantation in blood cancer − Children’s hospital in Germany

Using the best equipment available the doctors of Friedrichshafen children’s hospital will perform bone marrow transplantation, i.e. the injection of stem cells that will stimulate the birth of healthy blood cells.

Friedrichshafen children’s hospital is ready to help little patients to provide them with healthy and productive future.

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Department

Facts and Figures

  • 2565 inpatients
  • 5104 outpatient
  • 65,17 days average length of hospital stay
  • 8,82 patients a day
Services

Pediatrics

Medical Staff

MD Steffen Kallsen

MD Steffen Kallsen
Head of the Pediatric Department

MD Simone Jedwilaytis

MD Simone Jedwilaytis
Head physician assistant

MD Erik Michel

MD Erik Michel
Senior physician

Jutta Schmidt

Jutta Schmidt
Medical secretary

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