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How to avoid venous thrombosis on long-distance flights

In our circulatory system, blood is transported back to the heart via the veins. This is supported by the muscle pumps, which are stimulated during movement, i.e. by alternating tension and relaxation of the muscles.

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Well prepared for the running season: expert tips for beginners and advanced runners

When the first warm rays of sunshine make themselves felt after a long winter, many runners are drawn outside again. Longer days and warm temperatures make the spring months particularly attractive for beginners, but ambitious runners are also now expanding their training again. This is the best opportunity to do some spring cleaning in your training plan and set off for new challenges.

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Blepharoplasty (eyelid correction) in the Döbling Private Hospital, Vienna

It is said that eyes are the mirrors of the soul. An open, fresh look is pleasant and radiates vitality. Over the years, eyelids stretch and muscles supporting them weaken. Drooping eyelids and bags under the eyes tend to give a tired, sad impression.

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Removal of Kidney and Urinary Stones Using Laser Lithotripsy

Kidney stones or urinary stones are crystals that form from certain substances inside the kidneys or in the ureter. They can be caused by unhealthy eating habits, genetic predisposition also plays a role.

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Modern Cataract Surgery in the Private Hospitals “Döbling” and “Confraternität”, Vienna

A cataract is a clouding of the lens of the eye. It occurs more frequently with age and leads to progressive loss of vision and blurred vision, which can severely impact the quality of life. Pain is generally not associated, but if vision deteriorates, you should consult a specialist.

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Corneal Transplant at the Döbling Private Hospital

The cornea is the front, crystal-clear part of the eye that lets light into the eye and is therefore crucial for good vision. The healthy cornea is about half a millimeter thick.

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Winter Sports Safety: Tips to Prevent Injuries from an Expert

Skiing and snowboarding carry a relatively high risk of injury compared to other sports: How can you minimize the risk? And what should you pay attention to in the event of an injury? The risk of injury when skiing and snowboarding is relatively high compared to other sports; legs, arms and head are usually affected.

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Gestational diabetes: Dangerous for Mother and Child

Gestational diabetes, i.e. elevated blood sugar levels that are first discovered during pregnancy, are one of the most common complications of pregnancy. Typically it does not have any symptoms. The disturbance level of sugar metabolism increases the risk of developmental disorders in the baby and health consequences for the mother.

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Successful Recertification of the Breast Health Center at the Goldenes Kreuz Private Hospital

After a two-day audit, the Austrian Certification Commission (“ÖZK”) experts gave the Breast Health Center at the Goldenes Kreuz Private Clinic top marks.

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CT-Targeted Pain Therapy in the Döbling Outpatient Clinic

We successfully use the method of CT-targeted infiltration in many patients with acute and chronic pain due to herniated discs, degenerative changes in the facet joints of the vertebral bodies and painful sacroiliac joints.

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Labor Pain Relief in the Döbling Private Hospital

In natural birth, the labor pain catheter (PDA-paridural anesthesia, epidural catheter) is the most efficient method to eliminate contraction pain during a birth.

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Patient Safety – One of our Major Concerns

Patient safety, hygiene, infection prevention and continuous quality improvement are central concerns in the clinics of the PremiQaMed Group.

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Lu-177 PSMA Therapy in Metastatic Prostate Cancer

The Lu177-PSMA therapy is a targeted radionuclide therapy for advanced metastatic prostate carcinoma.

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Artificial Intelligence in Colonoscopy - a Milestone in Colon Cancer Prevention

Confraternität Private Hospital is constantly investing in new technologies. Up to 3,000 examinations per year are carried out in the hospital’s Center for Endoscopy. A new technology using artificial intelligence has been in use here since June 2023. This system represents an extremely great advance in diagnostics, which can now be offered to all patients.

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Innovative Treatment of Osteochondritis Dissecans – Degradation of Bone Tissue below the Articular Cartilage

Osteochondritis dissecans (OCD) is a condition of bone necrosis underneath the cartilage, i.e. the bone dies off. As this disease progresses, the overlying cartilage tissue is also destroyed because the articular cartilage is not being nourished by the bone beneath.

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