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University Hospital Greifswald

University Hospital Greifswald

University Hospital of Greifswald was founded back in the 15th century. Today it has 21 clinics and 19 institutes.
The clinic annually treats approximately 150,000 patients, including 40,000 patients seen at the hospital. Due to the large influx of patients from Russia in the clinic, it increased the number of Russian-speaking staff, which allows our patients to feel "at home."
Oncology Clinic
Immune antibody therapy for the treatment of neuroblastoma provide only a few clinics in the world, as well as childhood diseases in the clinic of the University of Greifswald.
The clinic specializes in the treatment of solid tumors by children:
• neuroblastoma
• nephroblastoma (Wilms tumor)
• hepatoblastoma
• rhabdomyosarcoma
Several years ago, the clinic moved to Greifswald superintendence of the Charité Hospital in Berlin, prof. H. Lode. He has his own research group for Pediatric Oncology and Hematology, is actively working to develop new immunotherapeutic treatment of neuroblastoma. After a stem cell transplant patients was made on the basis of a course of immunotherapy antibody ch14.18. Using chimeric antibodies ch.14.18, which is targeted to specific tumor cell glycolipid GD2. This type of immune therapy induces the immune system to attack tumor cells. As a result, high-risk neuroblastoma (a tumor of the peripheral nervous system, most commonly diagnosed in children) reduces the risk of relapse, and survival increases by 20%.
The clinical trials have shown that this is the first effective immunotherapy for neuroblastoma.
Neurosurgery clinic
Henry Schroeder - Senior Specialist, Professor of Neurosurgery, University Hospital of Greifswald. He has many years of experience in the treatment of brain diseases. They had invented a unique technique of endoscopic neurosurgery, which is successfully applied. Professor organizes seminars and training on the use of this unique method. A lot of the guiding neurosurgeons, including from Russia, were trained at Schroeder. The use of endoscopes in operations on the brain is a great achievement in modern medicine. Method allowed doctors to perform complex surgical procedures in remote areas of the brain, and the operations that were previously impossible to perform successfully performed in the clinic under the supervision of Professor Schroeder.

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