Specialist Centre for Vascular Diseases - Our Team

Specialist Centre for Vascular Diseases

Vascular surgery at Schoen Clinic

Surgical and interventional vascular surgery

The significance of vascular conditions to general health is often greatly underestimated. They are the number one cause of death in Germany. One in every five people aged over 65 suffers from arterial occlusive disease. We see our task as being the prevention of serious circulatory disturbances in patients with the risk of vascular conditions and especially, of course, guaranteeing you optimal treatment if you have vascular conditions.

Our Range of Services

At our Specialist Centre for Vascular Surgery, we treat all of the diseases of the vascular system, including both the arteries and the veins. We have particular expertise in the following conditions: 

  • Aneurysms (abnormal enlargement of the vessels) of the thoracic and  abdominal aorta, the mesenteric arteries and the arteries of the pelvis and legs
  • Aortic dissections (tear in the vessel wall of the aorta)
  • Narrowing of the carotid arteries
  • PVD, arterial occlusive disease (window-shopper's disease) of the  abdominal, pelvic and leg arteries 
  • Vascular tumours
  • Varicosities, varicose vein symptoms
  • Chronic, non-healing wounds

"Trailor-made" optimal treatment

The clinic for vascular surgery in Vogtareuth is in the unique position of being able to offer the entire spectrum of (minimally invasive) interventional treatment procedures and the surgical treatment procedures under one roof. This means that we can offer every patient individually a “tailor-made” optimal treatment concept without any “frictional losses” caused by different disciplines working together.

Diagnostic and treatment options

We offer you the full spectrum of vascular surgical diagnosis and treatment from a single source. We support you from the first outpatient contact to your discharge, and beyond with follow-up reviews.

Our treatment options:

  • Stent prosthesis implants for aneurysms of the aorta in the abdomen and pelvis (EVAR = Endo Vascular Aortic Repair)
  • Stent prosthesis implants for aneurysms of the aorta in chest (TEVAR = Thoracic Endo Vascular Aortic Repair)
  • Implantation of specialist, custom-made fenestrated or branched aortic prostheses for aneurysms of the thoracic and abdominal aorta or aortic dissections (FEVAR, BEVAR)
  • Open surgical occlusion of aneurysms affecting the aorta in the abdomen and pelvis
  • Carotid surgery for narrowing of the carotid arteries (stroke prevention!)
  • Interventional catheter-based procedures, i.e. balloon dilatations and stent implants for perfusion problems
  • The use of specialist drug-eluting balloons and drug-eluting stents 
  • Removal grafting for perfusion problems
  • Bypasses using the body's own veins 
  • Bypasses using synthetic material (if veins are lacking) 
  • Creation of dialysis shunts or atrial catheters for renal disease requiring dialysis
  • Classical surgery for varicose veins
  • Minimally invasive, catheter-guided varicose vein ablation using radio-frequency 
  • VAC (vacuum) therapy, maggot therapy for chronic wounds
  • Creation of venous catheters (for infusion or cancer treatment) 
  • Implantation of intra-arterial and intravenous port systems
  • CT-controlled lumbar sympathicolysis
  • Infusion therapy with prostaglandins
  • Vascular sports group