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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.

  • 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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  • State of the Art Surgical Procedures in Lung Surgery


    The Thoraxklinik, a subsidiary of Heidelberg University Hospital since 2011, gets a new Chief. Starting August 1 2017, Professor Dr. Hauke Winter takes office as the Medical Director of the Clinic and Director of the Department of Thoracic Surgery.

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  • Opening of the Heidelberg Center for Cardiac Arrhythmia (HCR)


    The Center for Cardiac Arrhythmia opened on July 1 2017. Routine use of technical innovations facilitates treatment of complex diseases.

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  • Despite paraplegia, become a pianist


    Musical world premiere: A wireless oral device and pedal engine developed at Heidelberg Spinal Cord Injury Center supports 15 year-old Alberto on the grand piano.


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  • Pioneering in the treatment of blood and bone marrow cancer


    Prof. Dr. Carsten Müller-Tidow is new Medical Director, expert on interdisciplinary cancer treatment and personalized medicine. A research focus is acute myeloid leukemia (AML), the most common acute adult blood cancer.

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