Hepatology, Gastroenterology, Endocrinology

Prof. Dr. med. Christian Trautwein

Head of the Clinic of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Metabolic Disorders and Intensive Care, Uniklinik RWTH Aachen, Germany

Experience  — 30 years

One of the leading German hepatologists

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Diagnostics and therapy of acute and chronic liver and gall tract diseases (e.g. viral hepatitis, autoimmune disease and genetic liver diseases, metabolic liver diseases) including shunt procedures such as TIPPS.

Diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopic procedures at the esophagus, stomach, intestines and gall ways.

Treatment of malignant tumours of the gastrointestinal tract and the biliary tract (e.g. liver cancer, colon cancer, gastric cancer) including chemotherapy, selective chemoembolisation.

Consultation and treatment for nutritional problems and morbid obesity.

Research Focus:

Liver diseases.

Pathophysiology of tumour diseases of the gastrointestinal tract.

Endoscopic examination methods.

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In its March 2022 special edition the STERN Magazine published a list of Germany’s leading physicians. Two Medconsonline experts, professors Christian Trautwein and Peter Walter, are rated among the top.

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Non-specific ulcerative colitis

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Blood in the stool can indicate various intestinal conditions, including erosions, tumors, polyps and so on. But in combination with diarrhoea and cramping pains they are more often a sign of non-specific ulcerative colitis. The exact cause of the disease is not known, as well as there is no single method of treatment. Therefore, it is recommended to take into account the opinions of several doctors when undergoing an examination and choosing treatment.

Barrett's esophagus (Barrett's syndrome)

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Barrett's oesophagus is a precancerous lesion that develops due to a chronic inflammatory process which results in the degenerayion of the squamous epithelium of the esophagus into columnar epithelium. There is a high probability that the disease will develop into an adenocarcinoma of the esophagus.

Liver cirrhosis: main symptoms and treatment

The disease, like many other dangerous conditions, is almost undetectable in its first stages. It is generally believed that liver cirrhosis is related to alcohol, but there may be many more causes. It is extremely important to undergo treatment, otherwise the disorder can be fatal due to progressive liver damage.

Cholecystitis (Inflammation of the gallbladder)

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The gallbladder stores bile produced by the liver. Our body needs this fluid to break down fats obtained from food. The fats are then broken down and absorbed in the duodenum, where the bile gets through the bile duct. 

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