Diagnosis - Hematology & Oncology

Wegener's granulomatosis

Wegener's granulomatosis is a rare disorder that results in inflammation of the blood vessels. This restricts blood flow to a variety of organs. Most frequently Wegener's granulomatosis affects the kidneys, lungs and respiratory tract. This there is a restricted blood flow to the organs they can be damaged. In addition to irritated blood vessels, Wegener's granulomatosis produces a type of inflammatory tissue identified as a granuloma. Granuloma is found around the blood vessels. Granulomas are able to destroy normal tissue.

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  • HELIOS Hospital Berlin Buch

    HELIOS Hospital Berlin Buch

    The new HELIOS Hospital in Berlin-Buch, one of the largest new hospital complexes in Europe was opened in July 2007. With 1.100 hospital beds and 26 medical departments the new campusis state-of-the-art, maximum care hospital that provides the highest levels of medical care and comfort.

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