Overview of services offered in Gastroenterology at Klinik Dorfen


  • Gastroscopy for diagnosis and treatment (sclerotherapy of esophageal varices, esophageal banding, polypectomy and mucosectomy)
  • Feeding tube insertion through the abdominal wall into the stomach and small intestine (PEG)
  • Coloscopy for diagnosis and treatment (polypectomy, mucosectomy)
  • Bougienage and dilatation of stenoses in the upper and lower digestive tract
  • ERCP (visualization of bile duct and pancreatic duct, gall stone extraction and insertion of stents into the bile duct and the pancreatic duct)
  • PTCC (biliary drainage through the liver and skin)
  • Sonography of abdominal organs and the thyroid gland
  • Percutaneous ultrasound-guided puncture
  • Proctology (treatment of rectal diseases such as hemorrhoids and fissures)

Further services include:

Cardiology and angiology

  • Color Doppler sonography of the heart and vessels
  • Stress echocardiography
  • Transesophageal echocardiography
  • Cardiac stress testing
  • Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring
  • Ambulatory ECG
  • Checking of cardiac pacemakers and defibrillators
  • Cardioversion (electric treatment of cardiac arrhythmia)


  • Bronchoscopy
  • Pulmonary function testing
  • Arterial blood gases


  • Diagnostic examination of heart, lungs, abdominal organs and skeletal system incl. fluoroscopy
  • Phlebography (visualization of all leg veins using contrast medium)

Metabologic Disorders

Diabetes education is available to provide diabetes patients with comprehensive information and advice.

Intermediate Care Unit

The Intermediate Care Unit provides medical treatment to patients who, due to the severity of their disease, require more intensive medical and nursing care. The vital cardiac, circulatory, respiratory and renal functions are monitored centrally.