Asklepios Klinik Nord Heidberg Hamburg

Principle contact details

Contact name:Prof. Dr. Dr. Thomas Kreusch
Address:Asklepios Klinik Nord Heidberg
Tangstedter Landstrasse 400
22417 Hamburg
Country:Germany
Telephone:0049 40 181887 3491
Email:kreu.mkg-heidberg@web.de

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Other team members

Surgeon:Prof. Kreusch (CLP) Dr. Dr. Liebehenschel (Bone Grafting)
Speech therapist:Ulrike Meyer
Orthodontist:Multiple
Clinical geneticist:Multiple
Otolaryngologist:Dr. C. K├╝lkens
Specialist nurse:Frau Heermann
Psychologist:multiple
Patient follow up:Prof. Kreusch, Dr.Wysocki

Annual case load

Cleft palate:30
Pierre Robin:5
Cleft lip (CL) Unilateral (UCL):40
Bilateral (BCL):10
Number of syndromic cases:plus:
revisions,
scar corrections
bone distraction
bone grafting
osteotomies

Record collection protocol

Are records routinely collected at specific ages?Yes
Does this conform to WHO timing recommendations
(birth, 5, 10, 15 and 20 years)?
Yes

State coverage of costs

Are the costs of the following treatments covered by the state (free to the patient)?

Surgery costs:All
Orthodontic costs:All
Speech and language therapy costs:All

Current research activity and data collection

Participation in inter-centre studies:Yes
Participation in other collaborations (projects):Yes
Published research papers:Yes
Willing to share Powerpoint presentations:Yes

Potential clinical research activities

Clinical research activities interested in being involved in:

Randomised clinical trials:Yes
Inter-centre comparison of outcome:Yes
Prospective study:Yes
DNA collection:Yes

Potential laboratory based research activities

Laboratory based research activities interested in being involved in:

Laboratory genetics/genomics research:Yes
Animal models research:Yes

Total number of cases per annum

Total cases per annum:180 CLP Patients (2011)