Private hospitals

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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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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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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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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Treatment of Hammer Toes at the Confraternität Private Hospital

Hammer toes, also known as claw toes, are deformities of the toes and are one of the most common deformities of the forefoot. The middle segment of the affected toe bends upwards and the terminal segment downwards like a hammer.

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Skoliosis and Kyphosis Treatment

Disorders such as scoliosis and kyphosis are pathologies of the spine, namely, posture deformities. Dr. Vaclav Cink is the only specialist in Austria with three diplomas relevant for spine surgery: orthopedics, trauma surgery and neurosurgery. He will explain the main differences between skoliosis and kyphosis.

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Vertebral Slippage (Spondylolisthesis)

Dr. Cink is one of the leading surgeons in the treatment of spondylolisthesis. The focus is on specific pain management and the elimination of neurological symptoms. Dr. Cink has outstanding expertise in the surgical correction of spinal deformities, and applies state-of-the-art surgical techniques.

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Treatment of Hallux Rigidus in the Center for Foot Surgery

Hallux rigidus is the second most common deformity of the big toe after hallux valgus. It is a joint wear (arthrosis) of the big toe, which leads to painful movement restrictions.

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How you Can Positively Influence your Cholesterol Levels

Elevated cholesterol is one of the most important risk factors for cardiovascular diseases. Since an unbalanced or wrong diet and lack of exercise are common causes of high LDL and triglyceride concentrations in the blood, a change in lifestyle can help to improve the levels.

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What You Need to Know About Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a common aging disease of the bone, making it more prone to fracture. One in four women over the age of 50 suffers from osteoporosis.

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Prevention and Early Detection of Cancer

The development of cancer cannot always be prevented by a healthy lifestyle. But some cancers can be detected early and treated well in the early stages. Regular check-ups are therefore essential.

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iTind - New Minimally Invasive Therapy for the Treatment of Benign Prostate Enlargement

With a new type of minimally invasive procedure called "iTind", the Prostate Center at the Confraternität Private Hospital is expanding its range of treatments for benign prostate enlargement and bladder neck constriction.

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