Private hospitals

Patients no Longer Need a Lead Apron during X-Ray Examinations

Modern technologies and new findings about the radiation risk to organs make it possible to do without heavy lead aprons and lead covers during X-ray examinations.

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Custom-made artificial knee joint using the “Visionaire” method – precisely fitting and durable

Knee osteoarthritis is a sign of wear and tear of the cartilage in the knee joint, i.e. the cartilage that covers the joint surfaces becomes thinner over time. When bony parts of the joint rub against each other during movement, the typical pain and restricted movement usually occur.

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What you can do for your feet

Foot disorders can have various causes. Deformities such as hallux valgus, but also diseases such as diabetes, rheumatism, arthrosis and various metabolic diseases can be the cause of painful feet.

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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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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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