Examinations using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)

An examination of the breast in MRI is not a routine procedure. It can be useful for instance if an x-ray mammography or an ultrasound examination (sonography) produces unclear results. Suspicious changes in very dense glandular tissue for example can be traced more clearly and reliably than in an x-ray …

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Prostate – Testicles

With 50,000 new cases each year, the prostate is the organ most commonly affected by malignant tumours among men. The causes, as with many other forms of cancer, are largely unknown. Genetic factors, high-fat diets, environmental factors, as well as hormonal influences are often assumed to be risk factors. For …

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Examinations using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)

The magnetic resonance imaging scanner creates high-resolution images of the prostate and also depicts surrounding structures, such as the seminal vesicles and the pelvic floor, precisely. The complete examination is carried out comfortably in the supine position and takes approximately 20 to 40 minutes. The bladder should be as empty …

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Examinations using computed tomography (CT)

In virtual colonoscopy, an up-to-date high-tech procedure scans the entire abdomen optically, and thereby non-intrusively. For this we use a modern CT scanner which produces razor-sharp images and evaluates them reliably with the aid of special software. In this way it is no longer necessary as a rule for you …

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Stomach – Intestine

Every year around 70,000 people in Germany are diagnosed with colorectal cancer. In spite of the high number there is a positive aspect: Colorectal cancer is curable in nine out of ten people providing the tumour is detected early enough. However opportunities for screening are still taken much too rarely. …

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Pain Therapy

Periradicular therapy (PRT) Bad posture, dysfunctions of the facet joints, osteoarthritis and spinal disc degeneration can lead to inflammations of the spine and severe back pain. A vicious circle is created when the inflammation and pain in turn leads to bad posture. Physiotherapy alone is insufficient in many cases. One …

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