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The Department of Pneumology deals with prophylaxis, detection and conservative treatment of diseases of the respiratory system and the lungs. We provide the most advanced treatment to our patients.

Our specialists also actively take part in numerous international clinical research projects.

Diagnostic & Treatment Services


  • Preventive pulmonology Check-up
  • Spirometer und bodyplethysmography
  • Blood analysis
  • Measuring of diffusion capacity
  • (Spiro)-ergometry
  • Force of the breathing muscles
  • Sonography of the thorax organs, echocardiography
  • Bronchoscopy incl. autofluorescence process and endobronchial ultrasound
  • Differential- und immunocytology of Bronchoalveolar Lavage (BAL)
  • Allergy diagnosis (in vivo, in vitro)
  • Lymphocyte proliferation test
  • Cardiorespiratory polygraphy, polysomnography
  • Right heart catheter examination incl. medication testing


  • Interstitial lung diseases (Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis, sarcoidosis and chronic Berylliosis)
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Non-invasive ventilation
  • Weaning
  • Sleep laboratory
  • Mucoviscidosis
  • Pulmonary hypertension
  • Allergological immunotherapy
  • Lung cancer
  • Lung transplantation