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With a history of over 300 years, the Vienna AKH Hospital is the third largest in the world and one of the most famous. It has over 9,000 employees (1.400 doctors and nurses twice more), 2.200 beds and 51 operating theaters and have recently made investments of over 80 million euro. More than 30 universities and clinical institutions guarantee a high standard of treatments and technological innovations in the hospital. Vienna AKH Hospital collaborates with the City of Vienna and the Medical University of Vienna. Here come for treatment over 1.000.000 patients annually, Austrian or foreign.
10 Romanian patients/day at AKH Vienna
According to administrators of AKH Hospital, the number of Romanians treated here has increased in recent years, leading up to ten new patients admitted daily. Prof. Dr. Christoph Zielinski, head of oncology AKH Vienna, Romania collaborates with physicians and knows the particularities of Romanian patients.
10 Romanian patients/month – heart surgery
In the department of thoracic surgery AKH Vienna are hospitalized in average 15-20 Romanian patients/day, of which 10 get surgery. Prof. Dr. Walter Klepetko, coordinator of this department has experience in communicating and performing surgery to Romanian patients at the AKH Vienna.
Genetic identification of cancerous tumors
In February 2013, AKH Vienna has innovated and adopted a revolutionary technology in cancer treatment based on genetic identification of cancerous tumors. By this method, doctors can create a unique profile for each patient treatment. This enhances treatment effects, reduce costs and adverse effects.
Experience in cancer treatment
Annually, here are operated and treated numerous cases of Romanian patients with different types of cancer. Prof. Dr. Christoph Zielinski annually treats, among others, hundreds of cases of breast cancer Romanian patients and regularly carry out visits to Romania, to treat patients and get accustomed to the patients.
Prof. Dr. Christoph ZIELINSKI
The director of Oncologic Department of AKH Vienna. His recent research activities covers a wide range of anti-cancer treatments and therapies, with focus on breast and liver cancer. He annually treats hundreds of cancer cases of Romanian patients, he provides second opinion services in Romania and, in 2013, he received The Honorific Title Honoris Causa Doctor, by the University Titu Maioescu.
Prof. Dr. Walter KLEPETKO
Prof. Dr. Walter Klepetko is head of the Department of Thoracic Surgery AKH Vienna, recognized worldwide specialist in lung transplantation and heart-lung, who performed the first lung transplant in Austria. He annually performs more than 100 lung transplants, with a survival rate of 85%.
Prof. Dr. Thomas BRODOWICZ
He is the manager of one of the most important cancer treatment clinics on Europe – AKH Hospital, Vienna. Prof. Dr. BRODOWICZ provides oncologic consulting, second opinion, using telemedicine system for patients which cannot be personally consulted. He has a wide experience with the Romanian patients and their medical characteristics and behavior.
Dr. Peter HUSSLEIN
Obstetrics and Gynecology
He studied Theresianische Medical Akademie in Vienna, Austria and has specialized in Innsbruck, Salzburg and Vienna. He undertook specific activities of Obstetrics and Gynecology for six months in West Africa, and conducted 18 months after scientific research in the Faculty of Medicine of Cornell in New York. Member of the German Association of Gynecology and Obstetrics.
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