Retraction system Münster
This system, already developed 20 years ago by Prof. Herwig to “keep open” surgical guns and simplify operations, is now considered the most widely used surgical system in Europe. www.bbraun.ch
imPSA method for detection of malignant prostatic tumors
Prof. Herwig showed that the determination of the content structures of body-borne defense cells (Fresszellen) can be used to distinguish between malignant and benign diseases of the prostate.Method for the determination of characteristics and/or the classification of circulating macrophages, and analysis arrangement for carrying out said method.
Professor Herwig succeeded in the detection of PSA in macrophages through investigations into the prostate-specific antigen (Herwig et al. 2004 i).
Which led to development of the EDIM® DETECT for early detection of Cancer
KARAL Infusion solution
Prof. Herwig was the first physician to be associated with Dr. Karl Groke, the anti-tumoral infusion solution KARAL has developed and used in patients.
In surgery, especially plastic surgery, occasional “placeholders” are needed to ensure or maintain the success of the operation. Prof. Dr. Herwig has developed such place-holders for penis surgery, which are currently protected by patents.