Clinical Complex “Lucas”
It does not matter whether it is an accident, or the inpatient or outpatient treatment: Clinical Complex “Lucas” is central to ensuring the health of the region.
Rich of tradition Academic Teaching hospital of Dusseldorf University named after Heinrich Heine is a medical center of the highest level.
200 doctors of the clinical complex “Lucas” treated each year about 25,000 stationary and 75,000 outpatients. In 11 specialized departments are 518 beds.
The First medical clinic deals with the diseases of heart , circulatory and kidney, as well as intensive medicine. It is worth to mention the specialized department of chest pain (Chest Pain Unit). The main directions are the treatment of diseases of the cardiovascular system, acute and chronic heart failures, treatment of heart valve defects and congenital heart defects, as well as the implantation of pacemakers and defibrillators including resynchronization systems. There are three modern cardiac catheter laboratories available as well as non-invasive imaging devices.
The main directions of the Second medical clinic are diseases of the gastrointestinal tract and liver diseases, tumor diseases, diseases of the blood and the lungs, as well as infectious diseases.
First surgical clinic combines general surgery, visceral surgery, thoracic surgery, endocrinology surgery, proctology, hernia surgery and minimally invasive surgery. The Hormonopoietic glands surgery clinic (thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal glands, hormone producing tumors of the gastric cavity) has inter-regional importance. Department of Vascular Surgery provides a full range of surgical treatment of vessels.
Clinic for Trauma and Reconstructive Surgery performs numerous operations in key areas of orthopedic and reconstructive surgery (correction of misalignment of limbs, plastic instability and ligament during implantation of artificial joints in the shoulder, knee and hip joints). Our doctors possess the latest surgical technique of cemented and cementless implants installation under computer control.
The main directions of Urology clinic are neoplastic diseases of the urinary tract and genital area, neurology (incontinence), kidney stones disease, pediatric urology and special urological surgery. Additional areas include methods of restoring sexual function using pelvic surgery in both sexes, and new methods of tissue regeneration using Tissue Engineering.
In the clinic of Ophthalmology, head and neck surgery, plastic and aesthetic surgery, voice and speech disorders the main directions are surgery of the middle ear and paranasal cavities, nasal tumors handling and plastic and aesthetic surgery. Such dignostics methods as tests of hearing, balance, and smell are vvailable as well as ultrasound and Allergy diagnostics.
The main focus of the Gynecology and Obstetrics clinic is the surgical treatment of diseases of internal and external genitalia and breast cancer (diagnosis and treatment of both benign and malignant neoplastic diseases, as well as minimally invasive surgery of the uterus and ovaries). One of the main departments of the clinic is certified Gynecological Cancer Center (certificates of the German Cancer Society in accordance with the ISO 9001: 2008).
Pediatric Clinic specializes in diseases of children and youth, as well as newborn and premature babies, children with infectious diseases, pulmonary diseases, epilepsy and diabetes.
In the Institute of Clinical Radiology all the diagnostic and therapeutic radiological events are held. In accordance with the latest medical advances the low irradiating methods are used in the modern instruments. The Institute specializes in the following areas: pediatric radiology, neuro-radiology, cardiac computed tomography and cardiac magnetic resonance tomography, the treatment of neoplastic diseases with thin probes, treatment of vascular defects with stents and balloons.