Case studies

After a severe stroke and subsequent pneumonia, the next of kin of a 70-year-old man requested that we implement a patient transportation from Athens to Germany. Since, in the case of older patients with strokes, the motor-function system is often damaged, many next of kin decide on rehab treatment in Germany. Extraordinarily high standards of ...

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Once again a call for help reached our team from Medical-Air-Service last weekend from the very popular vacation destination of Mallorca. In the weeks leading up to Christmas, older folk use the chance to escape the cold and wet season in Germany. The island of Mallorca, which is one of the Balearic Islands, is especially popular in this case ...

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Last weekend the central ambulance flight unit once again organized a short-term patient transportation from Poland to Austria. The patient and his next of kin from Krakow had decided on a move to Austria, due to the extraordinarily high standards of care there, and asked us for assistance in the coordination of the flight ambulance. As ...

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Patients with injuries to the brain are frequently particularly unstable and require thorough treatment of a high medical standard. In south-eastern European countries, such as Croatia, such treatment cannot always be guaranteed and so the relatives of a patient from Germany decided on a patient repatriation last week. In this case, the ...

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In the case of slight illness or injuries which do not require intensive-care, medically-equipped ambulance aircraft, the relatives of our patients often refer back to the low-cost alternative of a scheduled flight with accompanying person. For that, a few rows of seats in the rear part of the aircraft on a normal scheduled flight are replaced ...

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Often the most severe injuries are caused by explosions, which require lengthy post-treatment and a lot of stamina from the patient. Not infrequently, the cure progress and irreversible damage are difficult to foresee. Nevertheless, high quality treatment can shorten the cure progress significantly. Due to the very severe injuries and third ...

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A road accident is frequently associated with the most severe injuries, where laborious post-treatment is required. In the case of such incidents abroad, the question often arises for the next of kin as to how they can bring the patient back home with maximum levels of security and complication-free. This case reached the central ambulance ...

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Surprisingly, there are still clinics in existence in industrial nations today which do not correspond to normal medical standards. However, in a central European metropolis such as Paris, something like this is not expected. For this reason, an insurance association asked us to bring back a patient from a Paris clinic. After a member of the ...

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Stretcher transportation on a scheduled flight often represents a low-cost alternative to the ambulance jet in the case of non-critical patients. In this case, the relatives of a patient also decided on this type of transport from Munich to Istanbul. Instead of the usual rows of seats, a concealed area with a stretcher was set up in the rear ...

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Only 48 hours previously a message from a desperate next of kin of the seriously ill patient reached us, which requested the repatriation of his brother. As early as a few hours after receiving the order, we were able to successfully check whether the patient was able to travel based on a medical report. This standard and free confirmation ...

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Last weekend the central ambulance flight unit supported a patient return from Munich to Moscow. After the successful treatment of a Russian citizen on German soil, he was flown back on a Learjet 55 to Sheremetyevo International Airport Moscow. We fly patients not only to this airport, but also to the two other international airports in ...

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Last week the nephew of an Iranian citizen alerted Medical-Air-Service. After a heart attack, the patient did not have sufficient medical support in Iran and, at the request of his relatives, was now to be treated in Hamburg. Thanks to our long-standing, international experience in the area of flight ambulance services, we were able to support ...

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Last weekend the central ambulance flight unit supported colleagues from Japan, who were planning to fly a patient on a medically-accompanied scheduled flight from Frankfurt to Japan. However, since the patient was in a Prague hospital, the central ambulance flight unit coordinated the transfer to Frankfurt Airport in an ...

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Last weekend a well-known German children's aid organization alerted Medical Air Service to fly a one-year-old patient as quickly as possible from Rabat, Morocco, to Munich for medical treatment. Within a few hours, the ambulance jet was in the air and picked up the patient at Rabat Airport as planned. Supported with intensive-care, the young ...

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After a serious road accident in Moscow, a young Russian citizen required comprehensive medical support, which could only be provided by a private south-German clinic. For this reason, an intensive-care, medically-equipped ambulance aircraft was prepared by Medical Air Service in Moscow, which flew the patient as well as his mother to southern ...

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On behalf of a south-German clinic, last week the central ambulance flight unit provided an ambulance aircraft Citation Bravo in Krasnodar, Russia. Since the patient who was in need of intensive care could only be appropriately transported in a fully-equipped ambulance jet, this form of patient transport represented the only option for gentle ...

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A stretcher transportation on a scheduled aircraft is a low-cost alternative to an ambulance jet. Since this ambulance flight is implemented reclined and the patient is constantly monitored by trained flying physicians, it offers the maximum possible security for the next of kin with moderate costs. In order to guarantee patient privacy during ...

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