Infectiology is the study of diseases caused by microbes and parasites. The discipline includes diagnosis, therapy and prophylaxis of infestation with bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites. The task of the department is also to research the
In a muscle biopsy, doctors take muscle tissue from the skeletal muscles to diagnose neuromuscular diseases, for example in the presence of myopathies. Another task of the muscle biopsy is to examine what has been preserved
In situ hybridization is a method for detecting chromosomal aberrations. Certain chromosomes are marked with fluorescent dyes and bound to a DNA probe. This technique is used for prenatal diagnosis of
The FISH test is a microscopic chromosome test in the prenatal and carcinoma diagnosis of breast cancer, stomach cancer and chronic lymphocytic leukemia. In the test, the result of which is available within 1 to 2 days, can before
The medical department of hepatology deals with the functional disorders and diseases of the liver. The term Hepar is the Greek name for the organ that performs numerous important functions in metabolism, blood formation and
Surgical treatment of the brain is called a cingulotomy. The treatment was developed as an alternative to lobotomy or leukotomy in the 1940s and is only used in very severe cases of mental illness
A vaginal swab is a swab of the vaginal wall that is done by the gynecologist if necessary. It is used to determine the current stage of the cycle and diagnosis of diseases that affect the vagina and is not to be equated
Tetanus infection (tetanus) is still considered one of the most life-threatening infectious diseases. Therefore, the tetanus vaccination is considered by most doctors to be indispensable in order to prevent illness in the event of injuries.
Vaccination aims to ensure that the person concerned does not suffer from a certain type of illness. The procedure is very simple and painless. On the other hand, those who do not have a vaccination often risk their own health
Histology is the study of human tissue. This term is made up of two terms from the Greek and Latin languages. “Histos” means “tissue” in Greek and “logos” means “teaching” in Latin.
Transfusion medicine is a branch of medicine that deals with the production and provision of blood reserves and the maintenance of blood banks. After completing regular medical studies and a five-year course
Psychology is the science of human experience and behavior as well as human development. A branch of applied psychology is clinical psychology, which deals with the research and therapy of mental disorders
Cardiac surgery has been an independent medical field since 1993. The primary specialty is torax and cardiovascular surgery, which has evolved from general surgery. Cardiac surgeons treat acquired and congenital heart diseases
Intensive care medicine deals with the diagnosis and therapy of life-threatening diseases and conditions. It is closely linked to emergency medicine, as intensive medical measures are used to maintain vital functions. First
A spinal cord anesthesia is called epidural anesthesia. It is one of the regional anesthesia procedures.
In bone marrow transplantation, bone marrow and thus stem cells are transferred to restore regular blood formation. A bone marrow transplant is usually indicated if the blood-forming cell system is the result of a tumor disease
Modern dentures suitable for everyday use are currently made from the highest quality and most body-friendly materials that have been developed so far. The result is a perfectly customized denture.
Wound drainage is mostly used in postoperative wound care. They are also helpful as an additional aid in the care of chronic wounds. Wound drainage allows blood and wound secretion to drain and pulls the wound edges together. So
With the neutral-zero method, the orthopedic surgeon evaluates and documents the range of motion of a joint using a three-digit code that is indexically valid and can be traced back to the insurance industry.