Department of Urology SLK Kliniken Heilbronn - Spectrum of Treatments

Urology and health for men, women and children

The Urology Clinic Heilbronn deals with all acute urological diseases.

In addition to the treatment of urinary stones, bladder dysfunction, urological malformations, the treatment spectrum of benign prostatic hyperplasia therapy of urologic tumours is especially noteworthy.

The emphasis is on diagnosis and treatment of kidney, bladder, testicular and prostate cancer. In addition to the surgical treatment procedures in a minimally invasive technique also indicated chemotherapy treatments are carried out. Questions of urological prosthetics, such as the implantation of devices for urinary incontinence are also part of our expertise.

The Department of Urology SLK Kliniken Heilbronn use the most modern technical equipment, state of the art operations - computer-and robot-assisted (DaVinci ®), and with special instruments, such as video cameras and optical sensors. In addition, the minimally invasive method requires special skills and experience on the part of surgeons. The physicians of Urology Clinic Heilbronn are proven in the field of minimally invasive therapy specialists.

The Department of Urology SLK Kliniken Heilbronn offers outpatient and inpatient services:

Outpatient Therapies

- Renal and ureteral stones
- Incontinence, bed wetting
- Bladder Dysfunction
- Erectile Dysfunction
- Unfulfilled Fertility
- Vasectomy (sterilization)
- Circumcision
- Cystoscopy (bladder)
- Prostate biopsy (tissue samples)
- Aging Male
- Venoport - Implantation to chemotherapy
- Sperm-cells Extraction
- Treatment of varicoceles
- Shock wave therapy for Peyronie's Disease (IPP)

Inpatient Therapies



- The man's infertility
- Erectile dysfunction
- Operative treatment of Peyronie's disease (IPP)
- Micro surgery ( microsurgical repair of obstructiv azoospemie)
- Refertilization (fertility after sterilization)

Bladder and urethra

- Photodynamic diagnosis of superficial bladder tumors
- Bladder cancer resection (TUR B)
- DaVinci ® computer-assisted radical cystectomy
- Laparoscopic and open cystectomy
- Urinary diversion ( neobladder and ileal conduit)
- Systemic and local chemotherapy
- Laser treatment of urethral strictures
- Open urethral reconstruction with stricture (with oral mucosa or foreskin)


- Laparoscopic ureteroectomy
- Ureter reimplantation after injury
- Ureteral stricture
- ureteropelvic junction obstruction
- Destruction of ureteral calculi (LISL)


- Surgical removal of the testicles (Orchiectomy)
- Laparoscopic retroperitoneal lymphadenectomy
- Testicular biopsy
- Epididymektomie
- Enucleation of the testicles
- Hydrocele (hydrocele testis)
- Refertilization (Andrology)
- Epididymitis
- Torsion
- Chemotherapy for testicular tumors

Pediatric Urology

- Malformations of the urethra
- Undescended testicles
- Hypospadias
- Enuresis and treatment of childhood incontinence
- Neurologic bladder dysfunction
- Cryptorchiodism
- Ureterorenal reflux
- Laparoscopic nephrectomy
- Laparoscopic pyeloplasty
- Phimosis (Circumcision)
- Stone Therapy (ureterorenoscopy, percutaneous stone surgery, ESWL)


- Female and male urinary and fecal incontinence
- Bladder prolapse and bladder lift
- Drug therapy
- Stress and reflex incontinence
- Laparoscopic sacrocolpopexy (vaginal prolapse)
- Artificial Devices for continence (ie. Male sling)


- Laparoscopic radical nephrectomy and adrenalectomy
- Nephron-sparing laparoscopic or robotic-assisted (DaVinciĀ®) kidney tumor surgery
- Laparoscopic nephrectomy
- Immunotherapy, chemotherapy
- Laparoscopic pyeloplasty using miniaturized instruments (SMART)
- Targeted therapy for renal tumors
- Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL)
- Percutaneous nephrolitholapaxy (PCNL)


- Laparoscopic and robot-assisted (DaVinci ®) radical prostatectomy
- Brachytherapy (radiation therapy using iodine seeds)
- Medical treatment for benign prostatic hyperplasia
- TULP (transurethral laser enucleation of the prostate)
- TULVP (transurethral laser vaporization of the prostate)
- Electroresection of the prostate with bipolar current

Urological Diagnostic

- Fluorescence diagnosis of bladder cancer
- Urologic Ultrasound including Colour Duplex
- Rigid and flexible endoscopy of the entire urinary tract
- Ureterorenoscopy (URS)

Other kinds of therapy

- Chemotherapy, immune system and treatment of all urologic tumors
- Outpatient chemotherapy, oncological follow-up
- Palliative and Pain Management