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Find the latest news and press releases about Heidelberg University Hospital in Germany and learn more about our medical departments, our state-of-the-art technology or new treatment options in Heidelberg.

  • Radiation Dose During Computed Tomography Reduced by Half


    The Department for Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology at Heidelberg University Hospital was distinguished for outstanding commitment in the area of radiation protection during computed tomography. In Heidelberg, radiation levels have remained markedly below the nationally stipulated levels of Germany.

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  • Verified Strength of Research with Nine "Highly Cited Researchers"


    Publications of nine "highly cited researchers" of Heidelberg University were among the world's most cited, according to an international evaluation. Thus, Heidelberg University is excellently positioned and the most successful University in Germany.

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  • Larvae as Mini-Surgeons Support Wound Healing


    The Department of Dermatology offers larva therapy to relieve wounds of dead tissue. This acts more efficiently and less painfully than surgical interventions for chronic, open wounds.

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  • Neurosurgery: Everything at a glance and in 3D


    The Department of Neurosurgery converts to a digital OR management system. Data networking within the operating room enables further improvements in brain surgery.

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  • Minimally invasive help for leaky heart valves


    "Cardioband" - New catheter technique provides an alternative to the proven MitraClip. Younger and inoperable patients benefit, the heart valve remains intact.

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