Academic Hospital Nordwest Frankfurt am Main

Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Spinal muscular atrophy diagnosis and conservative treatment (program ID: 302535)

Uta Meyding-Lamadé

Head Physician
Prof. Dr. med.

Uta Meyding-Lamadé

Department of Neurology

Specialized in: neurology
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Beruflicher Werdegang

  • 06/2013 Ärztliche Direktorin am Krankenhaus Nordwest
  • 07/2011 Ernennung zur Datin Seri Laila Jasa (bruneiischer Adelstitel)
  • 06/2011 Ernennung und Wahl zur Stellvertretenden Ärztlichen Direktorin am Krankenhaus Nordwest
  • 2011 Ernennung zur Professorin für Neurologie an der Universität von Brunei Darussalam
  • 07/2010 Chefärztin der Neuroscience Stroke Rehabilitaion Centre, Brunei Darussalam
  • 2010 Ernennung als außerordentliches Mitglied Arzneimittelkommission der deutschen Ärzteschaft
  • 11/2007 Ernennung zur Chefärztin der Stroke Unit, Hofheim, Main-Taunus-Kliniken
  • 10/2005 Ernennung zur Chefärztin der Neurologie, Krankenhaus Nordwest, Frankfurt am Main
  • 2005 Erlangung der Zusatzbezeichnung, Neurologische Intensivmedizin
  • 2005 Ernennung zur Professorin der Neurologie, Universität Heidelberg
  • 2003 Erlangung der Zusatzbezeichnung Ärztliches Qualitätsmanagement
  • 2003 Geschäftsführende Oberärztin
  • 2003 Organisation des DRG-Frühumstiegs der Neurologischen Klinik als DRG Beauftragte
  • 2000 Habilitation - Thema der Habilitationsschrift: In-vivo-Untersuchungen zur Pathogenese der Herpes-simplex-Virus-Enzephalitis
  • 2000 Ernennung zur Oberärztin der Neurologischen Klinik, Universität Heidelberg (Ärztlicher Direktor Prof. Dr. Dr. W. Hacke), Leiter der Poliklinik, Oragnisation der Konsilambulanz
  • 2000 Leiterin der Poliklinik der Neurologischen Universitätsklinik Heidelberg
  • 1999  Facharztprüfung zur Ärztin für Neurologie
  • 1997 Fachkundenachweis Rettungswesen
  • 1992-1999 Assistenzärztin an der Neurologischen Universitätsklinik Heidelberg
  • 1991 Approbation
  • 1991 Promotion
  • 1989-1992 Ärztin i. Praktikum und nachfolgend Assistenzärztin in Abt. Neuroradiologie der Neurologischen Universitätsklinik Heidelberg
  • 1982-1989 Medizinstudium an der Universitätsklinik Heidelberg, University of Glasgow (Großbritannien) Institute of Neurology, Queen Square, London (Großbritannien) und University of Memphis Tennessee (USA) Stipendium des Deutschen Akademischen Austauschdienst (DAAD)
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The Department of Neurology at the Hospital Nordwest treats patients with brain and spinal cord diseases of all kinds, as well as diseases of nerves and muscles. The Stroke Unit has 8 beds, the Intensive Care Unit has 4 beds and the specialized Neurological Intensive Care Unit includes 8 beds. Chief physician of the Department is Prof. Dr. med. Uta Meyding-Lamadé.

The Department under the direction of Prof. Dr. med. Uta Meyding-Lamadé specializes in the treatment of acute stroke, care of patients with impaired consciousness, inflammations of the nervous system, autoimmune diseases of the nervous system, especially multiple sclerosis, as well as neuromuscular diseases, such as myasthenia gravis. In collaboration with the Department of Traumatology and Spine Surgery of the Hospital Nordwest, there can be provided the required limited (neuro)surgical treatment, for example, in case of a large intracranial hematoma and diseases of the intervertebral discs. 

To carry out special neurological examinations, the Hospital Nordwest has its private CSF Laboratory, Neurophysiology Laboratory (EEG, EP, NLG, EMG) and Doppler Ultrasound Laboratory. 

The main treatment focuses of the Department of Neurology at the Hospital Nordwest under the direction of Prof. Uta Meyding-Lamadé are:

  • Neurological intensive care and intensive therapy
  • Stroke Unit
  • Diagnosis and treatment of inflammatory diseases of the central nervous system, such as an acute inflammation of the meninges (meningitis) and inflammation of the brain tissue (encephalitis)
  • Diagnosis and treatment of benign brain tumors
  • Diagnosis and treatment of malignant brain tumors
  • Diagnosis and treatment of neuroimmunological diseases, including acute post/ parainfectious polyneuroradiculitis (Guillain-Barré syndrome) and subacute, chronic variants
  • Diagnosis and treatment of other neurovascular diseases
  • Diagnosis and treatment of epilepsy
  • Diagnosis and treatment of degenerative diseases of the nervous system
  • Diagnosis and treatment of demyelinating diseases of the central nervous system
  • Diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the meninges
  • Diagnosis and treatment of extrapyramidal and movement disorders, such as Parkinson's disease
  • Diagnosis and treatment of geriatric diseases
  • Diagnosis and treatment of diseases in the field of neuromuscular junction and muscles, such as myasthenia 
  • Diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the nerves, nerve roots and nerve plexuses
  • Diagnosis and treatment of the polyneuropathy and diseases of the peripheral nervous system
  • Diagnosis and treatment of systemic atrophy that mainly affects the central nervous system
  • Diagnosis and treatment of cerebral palsy and other palsy syndromes
  • Diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the brain vessels

Program includes:

  • Initial presentation in the clinic
  • clinical history taking
  • physical examination
  • neurological examination:
    • somatosensory evoked potentials
    • reflexes
    • muscle strength
    • muscle tone
    • senses of touch and sight
    • coordination
    • balance
  • laboratory tests:
    • complete blood count
    • biochemical analysis of blood
    • enzyme tests
    • inflammation indicators
    • BSG
    • creatine kinase (CK)
    • immunoelectrophoresis
    • vitamin B12, vitamin D
    • thyroid parameters
    • parathormone
    • genetic testing for bi-allelic deletion
      of exon 7 of the SMN1 gene
  • electromyography (EMG)
  • brain and neck CT/ MRI
  • muscle biopsy if indicated
  • X-ray of the chest
  • CSF puncture with nervous water examination
  • cerebrovascular doppler ultrasound
  • symptomatic treatment 
  • control examinations
  • the cost of essential medicines and materials
  • nursing services
  • full hospital accommodation
  • developing of further guidance
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