The Department of Visceral and Thoracic Surgery at Klinikum Landkreis Erding
The Department of Visceral and Thoracic Surgery treats diseases of the intestines, the abdominal wall, the lungs and the thorax by means conservative and operative procedures. The range of services comprises both diagnostic services, such as endoscopy of the abdominal cavity and thorax, as well as the full range of general surgical services, such as surgical treatment of the gall bladder and the appendix, inguinal and incisional hernias, the colon and the stomach as well as the lungs and the costal pleura. A special focus of the department is the comprehensive, technically challenging surgical treatment of cancer affecting the abdominal organs and the lungs. Alongside these scheduled procedures, the Department of Visceral and Thoracic Surgery also performs a great number of emergency surgeries for the treatment of acute diseases of the abdominal organs and the lungs.