Helios Berlin-Buch belongs to the largest hospital network in Germany — Helios Hospitals Group. It consists of 112 medical centers, hospitals, emergency hospital, and rehab centers.
Helios Hospital in Berlin was opened in 1898. The hospital building was completely renovated in 2007.
The hospital is located in Berlin, Buch district. There is Schlosspark in a 20-minute walk from Helios Berlin-Buch. The distance to the Tegel Airport is 24 km, to Schönefeld Airport — 40 km.
Advantages of Helios Berlin-Buch
- Specialized center for cancer treatment
The German Society for Medical Oncology assigned the Cancer Center status. The most effective treatment options are used here: targeted and immunotherapies, IOELT (intraoperative electron radiation therapy). These methods are applied to destroy cancer cells completely and not to cause side effects.
- State-of-the-art equipment
The latest diagnostic and therapeutic devices are used at Helios Clinic in Berlin: MRI, CT, radiotherapy to accurately establish a diagnosis and perform sparing treatment.
Helios Berlin-Buch cooperates with scientific-research institutions and companies specialized in biotechnology. Patients of Helios Berlin-Buch are the first to receive access to new therapies and drugs.
Helios Berlin-Buch in figures
Awards and achievements
ISO 9001 International Standard Quality
ISO standard guarantees a permanent control of medical services quality at Helios Group: check and testing of equipment, medicines, and medical staff qualification.
Top German hospital rating 2018 by Focus
Helios Berlin-Buch is among the best hospitals in Germany according to the Focus magazine version. The hospital is rated by the following criteria as the level of required equipment, qualification of doctors, data about treatment, success rates, and patients’ reviews.
Helios Berlin-Buch Cancer Center
According to the anonymous survey at the center, 97% of patients recommend the Oncology Department for treatment at Helios Berlin-Buch.
Doctors of the center specialize in the tumors treatment of gastrointestinal, urogenital, endocrine disorders, malignant blood diseases.
IOELT, HIPEC, PIPAC, RFA — innovative cancer treatment options
Except for the standard methods (chemo- and radiation therapies), doctors use the latest and most effective techniques. All of them have successfully passed the clinical trials.
- IOELT (intraoperative electron radiotherapy) is a targeted irradiation of a tumor during the surgery. IOELT device influences the neoplasm with high radiation doses without damaging the healthy tissues.
- HIPEC (hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy) and PIPEC (pressurized intraperitoneal aerosol chemotherapy) are applied to treat tumors of the abdominal cavity. Special drugs are administered right in the abdomen, where they completely destroy cancer cells and metastases. Doctors assign a procedure in case of stomach, colon, and ovarian cancers stages 3-4.
- RFA (radiofrequency ablation) is a destruction of neoplasms with a high temperature, without incisions in the skin. RFA is effective in the initial stages of liver and pancreas tumors.
- Targeted drugs is a type of chemo medicines which detect malignant cells and destroy them without affecting healthy tissues. This therapy causes less side effects than usual chemotherapy.
Interdisciplinary cancer treatment team
Doctors apply a multidisciplinary approach to treat cancer patients at Helios in Berlin, Germany. Doctors discuss each case individually on the consilium to assign the most adequate treatment option taking into account all features of patient’s condition.
A team consists of specialists related to a patient’s diagnosis — oncologists, dermatologists, gastroenterologists, gynecologists, urologists, hematologists, radio- and chemo- doctors, pediatricians, neurosurgeons.
A team of oncologists
Helios Berlin-Buch Neurosurgery Department
Doctors of the Department specialize in the treatment of spinal cord, brain and vessels pathologies, benign brain tumors.
Micro- and minimally invasive surgery — what is it?
Neurologists of Helios Hospital in Germany apply microsurgical and minimally invasive methods. They are sparing operations, doctors perform them through the incisions 0.1-3 cm in size. Due to a low injury of tissues, a patient recovers faster, and the scarring is less visible.
Surgical or non-surgical treatment of pain in the spinal cord
Spinal surgeons perform such operations as:
- intervertebral discs replacement
- endoscopic interventions applying TESSYS. It is a low-traumatic procedure which is applied to treat a herniated disc. A doctor makes a puncture with a special needle without a skin incision to provide access to the spine.
- vertebroplasty is a fastening of affected or fractured vertebra with bone cement. It is a special substance which hardens after insertion and fixates the spine parts.
Helios Berlin-Buch doctors consider that 90% of degenerative diseases can be treated non-surgically. Among the degenerative diseases are herniated discs and protrusions.
Doctors of the Department specialize in knee and hip replacement, rheumatic diseases treatment.
Arthroscopic surgery — what is it?
Arthroscopic interventions are sparing surgeries on the joints. Doctors perform them through the punctures in 4-5 mm using special instruments and a mini-camera.
After arthroscopy, a patient recovers faster compared to traditional open surgeries. The next day a patient is discharged from the hospital.
Doctors apply arthroscopy to treat:
- hip diseases
- inflammation or swelling of the joint membrane
- meniscus diseases
- infections in the joints
- articular and cartilage diseases.
Services for international patients at Helios Hospital in Berlin
2-bed room at Helios Berlin-Buch
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