Clinic for Pediatrics III
Prof. Dr. med. Angelika Eggert
+49 (0) 201-723-3784
+49 (0) 201-723-5386
Hematology-Oncology: Prof. Dr. med. Kremens
Facts and Figures
Lymphatic and myeloid leukemia: 200
Patients with neurooncological diseases: 165
Children with bone marrow or stem cell transplants: 20
Patients with cystic fibrosis (a congenital metabolic disorder) : 160
Cardiac catheter exams: 35
Hematology/oncology: Treatment of malignant diseases in children and adolescents; disorders of blood, blood formation, immune response, and blood clotting; therapies including the administration of blood substitutes; chemotherapy; bone marrow transplants; thermotherapy.
Pulmonology: Respiratory tract diseases; cystic fibrosis; sleep medicine; and non-invasive ventilation.
Cardiology: Diagnosis and both pharmacological and interventional treatment of congenital and acquired cardiac disorders; intrauterine cardiac diagnosis in cooperation with the obstetricians; care of adult patients with congenital heart defects in cooperation with the Clinic for Cardiology
- Blood disorders
- Bone marrow transplants
- Pediatric cardiology outpatient treatment
Fields of Research
- Participation in all GPOH (Society for Paediatric Oncology and Haematology) multicenter therapy trials
- Organization and management of the GPOH retinoblastoma study
- Regional thermotherapy and chemotherapy for the treatment of solid tumors
- Participation in trials of the German Competence Network for Congenital Heart Defects
Numbers of patients
The clinic employs 18 physicians including 10 specialists in pediatric and adolescent medicine. Additional qualifications in pediatric hematology/oncology (3); pediatric cardiology (2); pediatric pulmonology (1) and anesthesiology (1); there are also 56 nurses.
Continued school education of inpatients during their stay is provided by the ?Ruhrlandschule - Schule für Kranke,? a German public school.