Lung Center

Lung Center
Petersgraben 4
4031 Basel

Phone +41 61 265 44 22
lungenzentrum@usb.ch

Case conferences

The case conferences on lung diseases are open to you. To register a patient, please use the registration form. If you have any problems, please contact the Lung Center secretariat on +41 61 265 44 22 or e-mail lungenzentrum@usb.ch.

You will receive the Board's recommendation on the appropriate procedure by e-mail or post directly to your practice within a few days.

New methods enable faster and more precise diagnosis of lung cancer. Thanks to more interdisciplinary teamwork and the opportunity to take part in clinical trials, patients have access to customized therapies.

Every Tuesday
16.30-17.30

A separate registration form is available for external registrations

If the lung tissue is gradually converted into scar tissue, life-threatening pulmonary fibrosis can occur. A number of triggering factors are known, and certain occupational groups are particularly at risk.

Interdisciplinary case conference - interstitial pneumopathy and sarcoidosis

Weekly, Mondays

11.45 - 13.00

A separate registration form is available for external registrations. If you have any problems, please contact the secretariat of the Lung Center +41612654422 or lungenzentrum@usb.ch.

Next dates
27.11.2023
04.12.2023
11.12.2023
18.12.2023

Ten percent of the Swiss population suffers from COPD, a disease in which the lungs are slowly destroyed. Thanks to research at the USB, patients receive optimal care.

Interdisciplinary case conference
Asthma and COPD

Every 2nd and 4th Monday of the month
11.00-12.00 a.m.
Radiology UG1 / Conference room I

Clinic II Radiology
Petersgraben 4
4031 Basel

A separate registration form is available for external registrations. If you have any problems, please contact the secretariat of the Lung Center +41612654422 or lungenzentrum@usb.ch.

Next dates:
27.11.2023
11.12.2023
08.01.2024

People who snore at night can fall asleep at the wheel during the day - a lapse with consequences. What patients can do to get a good night's sleep and thus become fit again is often done in a sleep laboratory.

Interdisciplinary case conference on breathing and sleep disorders

Every 1st Wednesday of the month
17.00-18.00 hrs

A separate registration form is available for external registrations. If you have any problems, please contact the secretariat of the Lung Center +41612654422 or lungenzentrum@usb.ch.

Next dates:
06.12.2023
11.01.2024

Cystic fibrosis is the most common genetic disease in children born in Switzerland. The transition from a pediatric to an adult hospital is an important step in the care of young patients, which is successful thanks to close and collegial cooperation between the pneumologists at the UKBB and the USB.

Interdisciplinary cystic fibrosis case conference

Every 3 months, every 3rd Monday of the month
16.30 - 17.00 hrs

A separate registration form is available for external registrations. If you have any problems, please contact the secretariat of the Lung Center +41612654422 or lungenzentrum@usb.ch.

Next dates:
15.01.2024

The symptoms are diffuse, which is why pulmonary hypertension is usually diagnosed too late. On behalf of general practitioners, patients are examined by experienced specialists from several disciplines at the Lung Center. Once the diagnosis has been made and the treatment determined, the GP takes over the further care of the patient.

Interdisciplinary pulmonary hypertension case conference (pulmonary hypertension)

Every 4th month of the month
14.00-14.30 hrs

A separate registration form is available for external registrations. If you have any problems, please contact the secretariat of the Lung Center +41612654422 or lungenzentrum@usb.ch.

Next dates:
11.12.2023
22.01.2024

Consumption or pulmonary tuberculosis were the horrors of yesterday. Today, other infections make us ill. Rapid detection of the pathogen leads to diagnosis and the right treatment.

Interdisciplinary case conference on lung infections

Every Monday
16.00-17.00 hrs

A separate registration form is available for external registrations. If you have any problems, please contact the secretariat of the Lung Center +41612654422 or lungenzentrum@usb.ch.

Next dates
06.11.2023
13.11.2023
20.11.2023
27.11.2023

When the surgeon becomes a precision mechanic: Thanks to years of experience and the skillful use of technology, patients with broken ribs recover more quickly and are pain-free after an accident.

Management

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Prof. Didier Lardinois

Chefarzt

Thoraxchirurgie

Lungenzentrum

Doctors and specialists

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Dr. Veronika Bättig

Kaderärztin

Klinik für Infektiologie

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Prof. Jens Bremerich

Leitung kardiale und thorakale Diagnostik

Leitung Aus-, Weiter- und Fortbildung, Radiologie und Nuklearmedizin

Brossard, Christophe

Dr. Christophe Brossard

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Frederique Foell

Stationsleitung

Herzzentrum 8.1

Hammer, Jürg

Prof. Jürg Hammer

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Prof. Didier Lardinois

Chefarzt

Thoraxchirurgie

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Dr. Alexandros Papachristofilou

Leiter der Poliklinik

Radioonkologie

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Prof. Spasenija Savic Prince

Kaderärztin

Pathologie

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Prof. Alfred Zippelius

Co-Chefarzt

Medizinische Onkologie FMH, Mitglied Tumorzentrum, Leiter Labor Tumorimmunologie

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