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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.

  • From couching to laser scalpel


    150 years ago the Ophthalmology Department was founded - today the department under the Medical Director Prof. Dr. Gerd Auffarth, is aninternational leader in surgical procedures of the anterior eye, in implant and biomaterials research.

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  • Small cuts, big effect

    at the Thorax Clinic Heidelberg


    “Da Vinci X” System assists surgeons during lung and thoracic surgery / Robots provide three-dimensional views and great instrument mobility within the tightest spaces

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  • Better tumor visualization:

    First patient in Europe treated with new hybrid radiotherapy device MR-Linac


    Two become one: For the first time in Europe, Heidelberg implemented an “MR-Linac”, a new combination radiotherapy device which enables precise tumor imaging during radiation.

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  • Heidelberg hematologist receives cancer award


    Prof. Dr. Hartmut Goldschmidt has been awarded the German Cancer Award for the research and therapy optimization of multiple myeloma.

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  • Sleep better during radiation therapy


    According to one study, physical strength-training helps improve the sleep quality of breast cancer patients during radiation therapy.

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