Depatment of Neonatology


„At present we are treating more than 500 critically ill newborn patients every year.
More than one hundred are very low birthweight infants with a gestational age of less than 32 weeks and a birthweight less than 1.500 g. More than one hundred newborns with congenital malformations, needing a surgical procedure in the neonatal period, are treated in our department.“

Focus of Treatment:

„Extremely“ preterm infants
Therapy and treatment of „extremely“ preterm infants (less than 1.000 g. birthweight)

Lung Failure
High-frequency oscillation (HFO); nitrous oxide (NO); extra-corporal membrane oxygenation (ECMO)

Multiple Births
Twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS); triplets; diseases caused
by twinning

Congenital Malformations
Brain; heart and blood vessels; neuro-muscular diseases; gastrointestinal tract; lung; kidneys and efferent urinary tract

Other Areas of Specialization
Fetal blood disease/ blood group incompatibility; immunological diseases; intrauterine growth retardation (IUGR), infections during pregnancy

Univ. Prof. Dr. Andreas Müller
Medical Director of the Department of Neonatology

Department of Neonatology
University Hospital Bonn
Adenauerallee 119
53113 Bonn