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  • 25.01.2018

    First special consultation for patients with retinal diseases

    The Eye Clinic of the University Hospital of Basel and the patient organization Retina Suisse are joining efforts. Together, they are now offering a special consultation for patients with retinal diseases – a first of...

  • 21.12.2017

    Best conditions for those trying to conceive

    The Department of Reproductive Medicine and Gynecological Endocrinology of the Women’s Health Clinic at the University Hospital of Basel is moving to a new location. The modern offices at Vogesenstrasse 134 offer not...

  • 27.10.2017

    Downhill skiing world champion, Ilka Stuhec, undergoes a successful knee operation

    The Slovenian Ilka Stuhec, downhill skiing world champion in St. Moritz in 2017 and winner of the downhill World Cup 2016/2017, has undergone knee surgery at the University Hospital in Basel. According to the operating...

  • 07.08.2017

    USB Voluntary Service

    I am a member of the Voluntary Service at Basel University Hospital and we are recognisable from ourred waistcoats bearing the hospital logo.

  • 07.03.2017

    Viola Heinzelmann in Swiss Health Magazine

    Despite the development of worldwide medicine and pharmaceuticals, the number of cancer patients is growing steadily. Cancer is not called ‘the silent killer’ for nothing. No one is safe from the risk of this...

  • 22.12.2016

    A new drug to treat two forms of multiple sclerosis

    Considerable advances continue to be made in multiple sclerosis treatment. The latest data shows that the new drug ocrelizumab is clearly superior to the previously authorized drug interferon beta-1A in the treatment of...

  • 08.12.2016

    Significant vision improvements in blind people

    The retina is part of the central nervous system and the basis of our sense of sight. Frequently, the retina is affected by hereditary diseases that were untreatable until now. At present, an international research team...

  • 07.06.2016

    A More Sophisticated Approach to Shoulder Instability

    The soft tissue surgery traditionally used to treat shoulder instability, named the Bankart Repair after the surgeon who first described it, is not always the ideal solution. A more sophisticated approach and a thorough...

  • 07.06.2016

    The Future of Cancer Treatment?

    Immunotherapy at University Hospital Basel, Switzerland: Immunotherapy is opening up new perspectives on the treatment of tumors. Our own immune systems can now be used to stop or even reverse tumor growth and control...

  • 07.06.2016

    New Surgical Methods

    Proctology at University Hospital Basel, Switzerland: University Hospital Basel has expanded its range of proctological services. Patients receive interdisciplinary care and are offered cutting-edge treatment options...