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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.

  • New surgery Europe-wide: spina bifida successfully operated within the womb


    The operative approach within the womb at Heidelberg University Hospital, unique in Europe, can markedly reduce severe spinal cord damage.

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  • 'Locomat' helps patients learn to walk again


    The Spinal Cord Injury Center puts the latest gait robot into operation. New features improve the early therapy for incomplete spinal cord lesions.

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  • New therapies for skin cancer


    Advanced-stage skin cancer can be very dangerous. Using immunotherapies with scattered skin cancer increase the chances of a longer survival.

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  • More than 30 years of stem cell transplants


    More than 30 years ago, the first patient at Heidelberg University Hospital was treated with stem cells from his own blood, one of the first stem cell transplants worldwide at the time. Today, Heidelberg is one of the largest centers of this kind in the world with over 300 transplants per year.

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  • Pioneering research on strokes, heart diseases, brain tumors, and the hepatitis C virus


    Those who publish their research results in renowned medical journals and are frequently cited drive developments in their areas of specialty forward to a crucial degree. Among the world’s most frequently cited scientists, there are ...

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