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  • 02.11.2017Sex after gynaecological radiation therapy no longer taboo

    Gynäkologische Onkologie

    Gynaecological cancers such as cervical cancer are among the most common causes of cancer deaths in women. For a long time, sexual activity had been a taboo subject for female cancer patients. Thanks to new research and modern radiation therapy, it is now possible for patients to maintain a healthy sex life. read more

  • 24.10.2017In Austria, three people die from prostate cancer every day – nuclear medicine can help turn the tide

    Beratungsgespräch Prostata

    Prostate cancer is the most common type of cancer among men in Austria. Each year it claims the lives of around 1,150 men in the country – but nuclear medicine-based diagnostics and therapy are already increasing life expectancy. Extending treatment options will be the focus of discussions at the Annual Congress of the European Association of Nuclear Medicine (EANM), which started on Saturday.  read more

  • 10.10.2017Each year, one in every thousand Austrians undergoes cardiac surgery


    It is one of the year’s most dramatic stories: 2017 Eurovision Song Contest winner Salvador Sobral is in an intensive care unit, desperately awaiting a donor heart – his life hanging in the balance. Life-saving heart operations such as transplants and valve surgery are the focus of attention in Vienna this week at a major European medical conference at the Austria Center Vienna.  read more

  • 26.09.2017Intensive care in cases of sepsis: when every minute counts


    6,000 intensive care specialists are discussing the impact of new studies on their working practices – including early warning signs for sepsis.  read more

  • 12.09.2017Foetal MRI saves unborn babies’ lives


    2,000 international obstetrics and gynaecology experts discussed the use of foetal MRI scans to diagnose and help plan treatment of foetal disorders at the ISUOG World Congress at the Austria Center Vienna. Austria is leading the way: at Vienna General Hospital alone around 530 foetal MRI scans each year give parents additional clarity on their unborn child’s development. read more

  • 12.09.2017Endometriosis and fibroids: ultrasound diagnosis helps preserve fertility


    Around 2,000 international experts will meet at the Austria Center Vienna for the ISUOG World Congress on Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynaecology to discuss the use of ultrasound for the long-term preservation of fertility in women with uterine fibroids and endometriosis. read more