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Check-Up

Check-ups

Regular check-ups are the best form of preventive health care as conditions diagnosed in their early stages can be better treated and even cured.

The Medical Center - University of Freiburg offers a range of health check-ups and special examinations for all age groups.

Our check-up programs are conducted on an out-patient basis and take from 1 to 3 days. All consultations are provided by a team of highly qualified (assistant) medical director.

While you are here for your check-up, you can stay at one of the following Freiburg hotels and enjoy regional sightseeing tours and attractions.

The Medical Center - University of Freiburg offers the following check-up programs:

out-patient
duration: 2 days
costs: 2.300 €

The Preventive Medical Check-up for Adults includes:

  • Consultation with the doctor (medical history; differential diagnostics; selection of required medical tests)
  • Extensive laboratory analysis (blood test)
  • Resting ECG (electrocardiogram)
  • 24-hour-ECG-monitoring (Holter)
  • Blood pressure checks (including a 24-hour-monitoring)
  • Ergometry: ECG-Stress test (treadmill, sitting, or lying down) for functional diagnostics and metabolism test
  • Spirometry (examination of the lung function)
  • Lung volume test by plethysmography
  • Echocardiography
  • Sonography of the abdomen, including Doppler ultrasound
  • Sonography of the brain vessels
  • Body composition assessment (measuring  of body fat and muscle mass using plethysmography technology BodPod)
  • Hearing test
  • Heart function evaluation („heart age“)
  • Evaluation of reasons for back pain
  • Summary provided by the doctor, discussion of the examination results and further treatment recommendations, and, if necessary, written treatment plan.

If necessary, further examinations might be ordered at additional cost.

Please note! The cost for screening is preliminary. If some of the services included in the initial calculation are not necessary, the remaining money will be reimbursed to you after the final re-calculation.

out-patient
duration: 7 days
costs: 10.000 €

The Oncological Check-up includes:

  • Consultation with the doctor (medical history; differential diagnostics; selection of required medical tests)
  • Extensive laboratory analysis  (blood test, tumor markers)
  • PET-CT
  • Tumor biopsy
  • Pathological analysis of type and kind of tumor
  • MRI, CT
  • Ultrasound, Duplex
  • Discussion and definition of optimal treatment at the interdisciplinary oncological conference with specialists from various medical fields
  • Summary provided by the doctor, discussion of the examination results and further treatment recommendations, and, if necessary, written treatment plan.

If necessary, further examinations might be ordered at additional cost.

Please note! The cost for the oncological check-up is preliminary. If some of the services included in the initial calculation are not necessary, the remaining money will be reimbursed to you after the final re-calculation. The cost of the oncological check-up can increase significantly due to unforeseen complications.

out-patient
duration: 2-3 days
costs: 3.500 €

The Gastroenterological Check-up includes:

  • Consultation with the doctor (medical history; differential diagnostics; selection of required medical tests)
  • Extensive laboratory analysis
  • Gastroscopy, including multiple biopsies of the esophageal, gastric, duodenal, and small bowel mucosa
  • Testing for Helicobacter pylori
  • Colonoscopy, including biopsy and, if necessary, polypectomy
  • Liver sonography, abdominal ultrasound
  • Rectoscopy and treatment according to the stage of haemorrhoids as found
  • Summary provided by the doctor, discussion of the examination results and further treatment recommendations, and, if necessary, written treatment plan

If necessary, further examinations might be ordered at additional cost.

Please note! The cost for screening is preliminary. If some of the services included in the initial calculation are not necessary, the remaining money will be reimbursed to you after the final re-calculation.

out-patient
duration: 2-5 days
costs: 4.000 €

The Hepatitis Diagnostics include:

  • Consultation with the doctor (medical history; differential diagnostics; selection of required medical tests)
  • Extensive laboratory analysis
  • Fibroscan of the liver
  • Liver sonography
  • Virological tests, virus intensity, viral load, genotype testing
  • Gastroscopy, including multiple biopsies of gastric mucosa and histology
  • Summary provided by the doctor, discussion of the examination results and further treatment recommendations, and, if necessary, written treatment plan

If necessary, further examinations might be ordered at additional cost.

Please note! The cost for screening is preliminary. If some of the services included in the initial calculation are not necessary, the remaining money will be reimbursed to you after the final re-calculation.

out-patient
duration: 1-2 days
costs: 2.500 €
VIP-service (appointment in 48 hours): 3.250 €

The Cardiological Check-up includes:

  • Consultation with the doctor (medical history; differential diagnostics; selection of required medical tests)
  • Extensive laboratory analysis
  • ECG (electrocardiogram), ECG-stress test
  • 24-hour-ECG-monitoring
  • Echocardiography
  • Stress echocardiography
  • Peripheral ultrasound of the blood vessels (Doppler)
  • Blood pressure test  (including 24-hour-monitoring)
  • Summary provided by the doctor, discussion of the examination results and further treatment recommendations, and, if necessary, written treatment plan

If necessary, further examinations might be ordered at additional cost (if additional tests such as Cardio CT-scan, MRI or coronary angiography are recommended by doctors, these can be arranged at additional costs).

Please note! The cost for screening is preliminary. If some of the services included in the initial calculation are not necessary, the remaining money will be reimbursed to you after the final re-calculation.

out-patient
duration: 1-2 days
costs: 1.650 €

The Pulmonological Check-up includes:

  • Consultation with the doctor (medical history; differential diagnostics; selection of required medical tests)
  • Bodyplethysmography combined with spirometry to attain information about lung volumes, air flow and airway resistance
  • Arterial blood gas (ABG) analysis to measure the amounts of oxygen and carbon dioxide in the blood, as well as the acidity (pH) of the blood
  • Spiroergometry
  • Detection of infectious agents via blood tests and cytological examination of sputum  
  • Lung X-ray
  • Summary provided by the doctor, discussion of the examination results and further treatment recommendations, and, if necessary, written treatment plan

If necessary, further examinations might be ordered at additional cost.

Please note! The cost for screening is preliminary. If some of the services included in the initial calculation are not necessary, the remaining money will be reimbursed to you after the final re-calculation.

out-patient
duration: 1-2 days
costs: 2.000 €

The Urological check-up includes:

  • Consultation with the doctor (medical history; differential diagnostics; selection of required medical tests)
  • Urological examination (palpation of the testicles and spermatic cords)
  • Ultrasound of abdomen and the urinary tract
  • Coloured Doppler ultrasound
  • Encoded ultrasound of the vessels in the small pelvis and scrotum
  • Digital rectal ultrasound of the prostate gland
  • Extensive blood tests, including male hormons
  • General urin test, uroflow  
  • Tumor marker blood test including PSA blood test
  • Medical consultation on vitality and potency
  • Summary provided by the doctor, discussion of the examination results and further treatment recommendations, and, if necessary, written treatment plan

If necessary, further examinations might be ordered at additional cost.

Please note! The cost for screening is preliminary. If some of the services included in the initial calculation are not necessary, the remaining money will be reimbursed to you after the final re-calculation.

out-patient
duration: 1-2 days
costs: 1.650 €

The Gynecological check-up includes:

  • Consultation with the doctor (medical history; differential diagnostics; selection of required medical tests)
  • Gynecological examination, including cervical cancer screening test
  • Vaginal ultrasound
  • Breast ultrasound
  • Mammography
  • Microbiological tests
  • Summary provided by the doctor, discussion of the examination results and further treatment recommendations, and, if necessary, written treatment plan  

If necessary, further examinations might be ordered at additional cost.

Please note! The cost for screening is preliminary. If some of the services included in the initial calculation are not necessary, the remaining money will be reimbursed to you after the final re-calculation.

General Neurological Check-up

out-patient
duration: 1-2 days
costs (incl. MRI): 3.800 €
costs (without MRI): 2.600 €

The general neurological Check-up includes:

  • Consultation with the doctor (medical history; differential diagnostics; selection of required medical tests)
  • EEG (electroencephalogram)
  • Hyperventilation test
  • Transcranial Doppler ultrasound
  • Ultrasound of the arteries in the neck and blood vessels in the brain
  • (Color-) Doppler Sonography
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) or Computer Tomography (CT) scan of the brain
  • Summary provided by the doctor, discussion of the examination results and further treatment recommendations, and, if necessary, written treatment plan 

If necessary, further examinations might be ordered at additional cost.

Please note! The cost for screening is preliminary. If some of the services included in the initial calculation are not necessary, the remaining money will be reimbursed to you after the final re-calculation.

Neurological Check-up by Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson's Disease and ALS

out-patient
duration: 2-3 days
costs:  8.000 €

The Extended Neurological Check-up includes:

  • Consultation with the doctor (medical history; differential diagnostics; selection of required medical tests)
  • EEG (electroencephalogram)
  • Hyperventilation test
  • Transcranial Doppler ultrasound
  • Ultrasound of the arteries in the neck and blood vessels in the brain
  • (Color-) Doppler sonography
  • Combination of PET (Positron Emission Tomography) and X-ray CT (X-ray/computed tomography)
  • Lumbar puncture
  • Electromygraphy, nervsonography, evoked potentials
  • Summary provided by the doctor, discussion of the examination’s results, elaboration of the medical recommendations, and, if necessary, writing out the treatment plan.

If necessary, further examinations might be ordered at additional cost.

Please note! The cost for screening is preliminary. If some of the services included in the initial calculation are not necessary, the remaining money will be reimbursed to you after the final re-calculation.

out-patient
duration: 1-2 days
costs of examination: 1.650 €

The Endocrinological Check-up of the Thyroid includes:

  • Consultation with the doctor (medical history; differential diagnostics; selection of required medical tests)
  • Physical examination of the thyroid
  • Ultrasound examination of the thyroid and cervical lymph nodes
  • Thyroid scintigraphy
  • Fine needle aspiration biopsy (FNAB) if recommended by the doctor
  • Comprehensive blood test including hormones and antibodies
  • Summary provided by the doctor, discussion of the examination results and further treatment recommendations, and, if necessary, written treatment plan

If necessary, further examinations might be ordered at additional cost.

Please note! The cost for screening is preliminary. If some of the services included in the initial calculation are not necessary, the remaining money will be reimbursed to you after the final re-calculation.

out-patient
duration: 1-2 days
costs: 1.650 €

The ENT Check-up includes:

  • Consultation with the doctor (medical history; differential diagnostics; selection of required medical tests)
  • Examination of the ear, nose and throat
  • Ultrasound examination
  • Test for spontaneous nystagmus
  • Tone threshold and supra-threshold audiometry
  • Microscopic examination of the ear
  • Acoustic impedance test
  • Rhinomanometry
  • Nasal and nasopharyngeal endoscopy
  • Laryngoscopy
  • Smell and taste testing
  • Summary provided by the doctor, discussion of the examination’s results, elaboration of the medical recommendations, and, if necessary, written treatment plan

If necessary, further examinations might be ordered at additional cost.

Please note! The cost for screening is preliminary. If some of the services included in the initial calculation are not necessary, the remaining money will be reimbursed to you after the final re-calculation.

out-patient
duration: 1-2 days
costs: 1.800 €

The Phlebological Check-up includes:

  • Consultation with the doctor (medical history; differential diagnostics; selection of required medical tests)
  • General examination
  • Doppler ultrasound: measurement of intravascular pressure and flow in blood vessels of the lower extremities
  • Measurement of ankle-brachial index (ABI)
  • Capillar microscopy
  • Light reflection rheography
  • Ergometry: ECG-Stress test
  • Summary provided by the doctor, discussion of the examination’s results, elaboration of the medical recommendations, and, if necessary, written treatment plan

If necessary, further examinations might be ordered at additional cost.

Please note! The cost for screening is preliminary. If some of the services included in the initial calculation are not necessary, the remaining money will be reimbursed to you after the final re-calculation.

out-patient
duration: 1-2 days
cost of examination: 3.000 €

Dear parents,

Our medical center offers a whole range of health check-ups for your children. Upon arrival every child first undergoes a thorough general examination. Depending on your child‘s problem, we have also elaborated several specialized check-up programs.

For ethic reasons we don’t burden generally healthy children with unnecessary diagnostic procedures like blood tests or x-ray without urgent indications for these.

Thank you for your understanding and trust!

Your Center for Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine Team

The Children’s Check-up includes:

  • Doctor-parent consultation (anamnesis; differential diagnostics; definition of check-up content)
  • Clinical examination: weight, height, head circumference, skin, oral cavity, tonsils, nose, lungs/respiration, heart/blood pressure
  • Abdominal palpation/examination of liver, spleen, bowel, bladder
  • External examination of sex organs
  • Examination of muscle and nervous system: power, reflexes, fine motor system, hearing and eyesight
  • Extensive blood test
  • Urinalysis (stix), microscopy (if abnormal)
  • Concluding consultation with the doctor, discussion of the examination results and, if necessary, further examinations and/or treatment recommendations

If necessary, further examinations might be ordered at additional cost.

Please note! The cost for screening is preliminary. If some of the services included in the initial calculation are not necessary, the remaining money will be reimbursed to you after the final re-calculation. The cost of the check-up can increase significantly due to unforeseen complications.

The general children’s check-up can be combined with any of our specialized check-up programs:

Asthma and Respiratory Disorders in Children

out-patient
duration: 2 days
costs: 805 €

The Check-up includes:

  • Physical examination: specific anamnesis,  assessment of clinical data and symptoms
  • Radiology: chest X-ray
  • Specialized examination: lung function test
  • Additional blood tests: total IgE, exclusion screening, inhalative allergens
  • Elastase test

When specifically indicated and at extra cost:

  • Skin prick test
  • Atopy patch test
  • Radioallergosorbent tests (RAST)
  • Bronchospasmolytic test
  • Histamine provocation
  • Provocation test by exercise (treadmill)
  • Measurement of exhaled nitric oxide levels
  • Rectal biopsy and measurement of transepithelial potential difference
  • Ciliary function tests
  • Thorax CT

Food Allergies and Atopic Dermatitis in Children

out-patient
duration: 2 days
costs: 635 €

The Check-up includes:

  • Physical examination: specific anamnesis,  assessment of clinical data and symptoms
  • Additional blood tests: total IgE, exclusion screening, food allergy testing

When specifically indicated and at extra cost:

  • Food provocation test
  • Skin prick test
  • Atopy patch test

Gastroenterological Check-up

out-patient
duration: 2 days
costs: 690 €

The Check-up includes:

  • Ultrasound of the abdomen (liver, pancreas, kidneys, spleen)
  • Specialized examination: sweat secretion
  • Additional blood tests: screening for coeliac disease
  • Stool tests for parasite and elastase

Endocrinology and Child Growth

out-patient
duration: 2 days
costs: 750 €

The Check-up includes:

  • Physical examination
  • Family anamnesis for endocrinological system
  • Determination of body weight and height
  • Hand length measurement, height prognosis (only children over the age of 4)
  • Radiology: hand X-ray (only children over the age of 4)
  • Additional blood tests: T3, T4, tTG, growth hormone, IGF-1, IGF-BP3, IGF-1

When specifically indicated and at extra cost:

  • Uterus and ovary ultrasound (in girls)
  • Testicular ultrasound (in boys)
  • Thyroid ultrasound
  • Ultrasound of adrenal glands

Pediatric Immunology

out-patient
duration: 2 days
costs: 805 €

The Check-up includes:

  • Physical examination: specific anamnesis,  vaccination, vaccination complications,  infection prevention, vaccination recommendations 
  • Radiology: lung ultrasound
  • Additional blood tests: protein electrophoresis, immunoglobulin subclasses, antibody levels to tetanus and measles, CH50

When specifically indicated and at extra cost:

  • Evaluation of cellular and humoral response

out-patient
duration: 3-5 days
costs: 3.500 €

The Allergological Check-up includes:

  • Consultation with the doctor (medical history; differential diagnostics; selection of required medical tests)
  • Immunoglobulin test (IgE)
  • Extensive laboratory analysis
  • Skin tests for systematic and seasonal allergy (19 allergens)
  • Allergy diagnostics by means of the Immuno CAP ISAC system
  • Summary provided by the doctor, discussion of the examination’s results, elaboration of the medical recommendations, and, if necessary, written treatment plan

If necessary, further examinations might be ordered at additional cost.

Please note! The cost for screening is preliminary. If some of the services included in the initial calculation are not necessary, the remaining money will be reimbursed to you after the final re-calculation.