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Doctors & Staff
Department of Cardiac Surgery
The Clinic for Cardiac Surgery at the University Hospital Zurich is concerned with the surgical treatment of congenital and acquired heart defects in adult patients as well as with the treatment of...
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Research group Huldrych Günthard
Research Group Patrick Roth
Department of Cardiology
The Clinic for Cardiology is a nationally and internationally leading reference center for the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of cardiovascular diseases. Building on our decades-long, universi...
Fertility Center - fulfilling your wish to have a child
You wish to have a child, but your wish did not come true until now? You are not alone in this. Every sixth couple in Switzerland is involuntarily childless - and the trend is rising. We help you t...
Electronic registration form for data transmission to the Cancer Registry
Zurich Microsurgery/Microanastomosis Course
Location:, University Zurich Irchel, Building Y23, Room Course F32 (practical training room), , Address:, Winterthurerstrasse 190, 8057 Zürich
06.00 - 18.00
24. Dec 2021
We are pleased to recommend the following hotels in the Zurich area, where you will receive special conditions if you inform them that you are a patient of the University Hospital Zurich.
Isolation consultation service
In this specialized consultation hours of the clinic for Infectious Diseases and Hospital Epidemiology, we give advice to patients who are colonized with or have been exposed to multidrug-resistant...
Services of the Department of Rheumatology
The Department for Rheumatology is organized into a number of specialist areas, which are managed and supervised by specialized physicians.
Scintigraphy of the thyroid
Thyroid function can be examined with a scintigraphy (figures 1-5). This is applied in particular for investigation of hyperthyroidism, to detect so called hot nodules (autonomy) and inactive nodul...
Tyrosine PET (Neurooncology)
Tyrosine is a natural amino acid and an endogenous substance. 18F-ethyltyrosine (FET) is a tracer that, like amino acids, is taken up by brain-derived tumors and brain metastasis, but hardly by nor...
Tumor scintigraphy with MIBG
Tumor scintigraphy with MIBG is used in the search for pheochromocytoma as well as in the staging of neuroblastoma. The preparation as well as the procedure is different for adults and children. Pl...
Therapy of bone metastases (Radium-223)
Bone metastases are often seen in advanced malignant disease and are often symptomatic. It has been repeatedly proven that patients with advanced bone tumors or metastases have an accumulation of f...
Salivary gland scintigraphy
Salivary gland scintigraphy depicts the function of the large paired salivary glands and obstruction of the excretory ducts of the large paired salivary glands.
Bone scintigraphy with 99mTc-DPD
Skeletal scintigraphy is used in the search for skeletal metastases, in rheumatologic diseases, in the search for inflammation and infection, and in suspected child abuse.
Sentinel lymph node scintigraphy
This method is used to determine the sentinel lymph node in various tumors in order to surgically remove and histologically examine it.
At radioiodine therapy radioactive iodine (radioiodine) is used for treatment. Radioiodine therapy is used for the treatment of Graves’ disease, hot nodules and thyroid cancer. The preparation for ...
PSMA PET (prostate cancer)
PSMA-PET with 18F-PSMA approved in Switzerland since October 2019. Compared to choline PET, PSMA PET has a significantly higher sensitivity for lymph node and distant metastases and, in contrast to...
Renal scintigraphy with MAG3, DTPA or DMSA
Clarification of kidney performance and outflow conditions in a wide variety of kidney diseases.
Parathyroid scintigraphy is performed for various diseases. Usually, there is an overproduction of parathyroid hormones. The four parathyroid glands normally attach to the thyroid gland and are tin...
Splenic scintigraphy is used to visualize functional splenic tissue and to search for ectopic splenic tissue.
Meckel diverticulum scintigraphy
The indication for Meckel scintigraphy is to localize a Meckel diverticulum (ectopic gastric mucosa).
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