General internal medicine

The Department of General internal medicine will subspecialise the following: gastroenterology, hepatology, oncology, immunology, endocrinology, diabetes, geriatrics and nephrology.

Range of services

  • Gastroenterology and hepatology
  • Metabolic disorders (diabetes mellitus)
  • Pulmonology (bronchial asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease)
  • Complications associated with diabetes mellitus (e.g. diabetic foot)
  • Clinical Geriatrics and Gerontology
  • Laboratory for neuropathy, diagnostics and therapeutic management of diabetic polyneuropathy
  • Treatment of endocrinological disorders (thyroid disorders, parathyroid glands, pituitary tumours)
  • Vascular disorders – including secondary (endocrine) causes of hypertension
  • Endocrinological andrology, especially in cases of diabetes-induced erectile dysfunction
  • Palliative therapy concepts, palliative care
  • Hepatic disorders
  • Chronic inflammatory bowel diseases
  • Metabolic disorders

Additional internal medicine services

  • Outpatient services – routine and specific examinations and treatments (e.g. basic internist examination, cancer diagnosis, anti-ageing treatments, etc.)
  • Interdisciplinary centre for ultrasound diagnostics, including contrast-enhanced ultrasound
  • Interventional gastroenterological endoscopy with laboratory examinations
  • Daily outpatient clinic for diabetes and geriatrics
  • Endocrinological functional diagnostics
  • Special treatment clinic for diabetic foot syndrome, diabetes in pregnancy and insulin pump therapy
  • Clinical immunology and rheumatology
  • Nutritional Medicine and dietetics
  • Photodynamic therapy (e.g. bile duct tumours)
  • Stent implants
  • Mucosal resections
  • Infectious diseases