Koln: Medicine & Surgery

The most common CED Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis include diarrhea, joint pains, performance degradation: If the colon is permanently lit, this can enormously restrict the quality of life of those affected. In addition, patients often long have deceptions behind, before the diagnosis chronic inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) “provided.” Many doctors know quite simply too little about diseases such as Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, the two most common forms of chronic intestinal inflammation. The diseases run in spurts, preferably infect mucous membranes and weaken as the metabolism in the body. About 300,000 people are affected in Germany by CED, worldwide including the US singer Anastacia and the brother of former U.S. President George W. Bush suffer from it. The number of unreported cases should be but overall still far greater, because the disease is often not properly recognized and treated. Order to provide latest findings on CED firsthand the organized hospital Porz am Rhein “together with the German self-help Association of and for people with inflammatory bowel disease (DCCV) to Saturday, September 04, 2010 9: 30 am to 1 pm 3.

Palmer doctor-patient seminar chronic inflammatory bowel disease” (hospital Porz am Rhein, Urbacher way 19 51149 Koln, attic, 7th floor) for the hospital are the two Chief physicians Priv.-Doz. at this seminar as speakers. Dr. med. Wolfgang Hanssen (Gastroenterology) and Priv.-Doz.. Dr. med. Anton participate Kroesen (General, visceral and accident surgery).

Many patients are concerned whether their disease can lead to cancer. We will go up on this risk and possible preventive measures”, Priv.-Doz. says. Dr. med Wolfgang Holtmeier. We will also try to explain when the optimal timing of surgery is given. “But also, it must be said: If the therapy in advance is not ideal, the operation also brings nothing.” Both physicians serve on the Advisory Board of the patient organisation and organise a such doctor patient seminar well once a year. The cooperation with the DCCV works excellent, which is why we liked again confronting the issues of patients”, says Priv.-Doz.. Dr. med Wolfgang Holtmeier.