At the thyroid center of the Department for Nuclear Medicine, University Hospital Bonn, you will find competent advice for all thyroid diseases according to the currently valid scientific guidelines with creating an individual-specific diagnosis and the corresponding therapy management. All options are available in our thyroid outpatient department to carry out a complete thyroid diagnosis.
Examples of thyroid disorders:
The range of services also includes:
You can make an initial appointment through our Thyroid Hotline.
Phone.: +49 (0) 228 / 287-16171
If the diagnosis is certain an individual treatment plan will be created for you. The examining doctor as the contact person usually communicates this to you.
The following diagnostics are available for this:
What you should consider before the examination:
Fasting is only necessary in individual cases (e. g. calcium stimulation test).
If you have received drugs containing iodine such as contrast agents, amiodarone or similar, please inform the attending physician on the day of your appointment.
If a scintigraphy is planned and you are taking thyroistatic medication (such as carbimazole, thiamazole or propycil) or perchlorate, the medication should be discontinued 3 days in advance.
If a calcium stimulation test is planned: appear on an empty stomach (no food for 12 hours, drinking water is allowed); Medication to protect the stomach (e. g. pantoprazole, nexium, etc.) must not be discontinued two days in advance. Increased calcium intake (e. g. bananas, milk, calcium effervescent tablets) as well as sport exercises, coffee and alcohol must be avoided from the day before.
Please bring along any existing thyroid-related preliminary findings including images and laboratory values.
Further inpatient treatment:
If you need radioiodine therapy, we will be happy to schedule this with you at our therapy station.
Appointments only after arrangement by phone
+49 (0)228 287-16171
Section leader: Senior Physician Dr. med. Barbara Kreppel
Senior physicians office
Phone: +49 (0)228 287-15181