Superficial hyperthermia with hydrosun®-TWH1500 new in Radiooncology Bremen


Pre-irradiated chest wall recurrences and other superficial tumors can now also be treated with combined hyperthermia and radiotherapy at Strahlentherapie Bremen. Priv.-Doz. Dr. med. habil. Mirko Nitsche, Radio Oncologist and physician responsible for hyperthermia at the institution, explains the new therapeutic option: "By using hyperthermia, we are able to significantly reduce the dosage of radiotherapy and by means of that treat even patients where a reirradiation with classical dosage would be contraindicated due to cumulative toxicity".

Priv.-Doz. Dr. med. Mirko Nitsche and the radiographers Tabea Wilhelms and Vera Jamroszczyk

Bremen is the fourth location to employ the new technique, after Lindenhofspital Bern, University Medical Center, Dept of Radiooncology Freiburg/Breisgau and Academic Medical Center Amsterdam.


Print Email

heckel medizintechnik GmbH

Olgastrasse 25
73728 Esslingen

Tel: ++49 (0)711 - 128989 - 0
Fax: ++49 (0)711 - 128989 - 20


Visit us on Facebook

Visit us on Linkedin





We use cookies on our website. Some of them are essential for the operation of the site, while others help us to improve this site and the user experience (tracking cookies). You can decide for yourself whether you want to allow cookies or not. Please note that if you reject them, you may not be able to use all the functionalities of the site.