Conservative, drug therapy

Diagnostics is a complex process that is based on the exact recording of the medical history and the physical examination. You may need diagnostic aids such as ultrasound, x-ray, endoscopy or & nbsp; Include blood values ​​to get an exact idea of ​​what disease it is or which organ systems are affected.

Only then can the actual therapy planning take place and a principle here should be as little as possible and as much as necessary . In other words, the top priority is always to offer a therapy first, which possibly restores the desired condition with only a slight change in lifestyle, with no or minimal side effects. If this is not sufficient, drugs or alternatives are used, or the diagnosis is reconsidered. Because every “therapy failure” is also trend-setting and diagnostically valuable and should not be seen as a failure.

Only when all measures have been exhausted and there is no other option or alternative, an operation is considered and only if it is very promising and the risk is calculable. If all the facts are added up, the positive ones should outweigh by far, otherwise an alternative has to be found.

Do not worry, in most cases intermediate steps can be skipped and the path to actually healing therapy is significantly shorter. It should only be underlined how the diagnostic and therapeutic train of thought should be and that not everything that can be operated on is operated on, but only operated when it has to be .