Hannover Medical School, MHH

Hannover, Germany

Guillain-Barre Syndrome Diagnosis (program ID: 253141)

Martin Stangel

Prof. Dr. med.

Martin Stangel

Department of Neurology

Specialized in: neurology

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The clinic provides a full range of treatments for acute and chronic neurological diseases, both in outpatient and inpatient setting. A particular professionalism is shown in the treatment of patients with cerebrovascular diseases, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and muscle disorders (the main specialization of the Department of prof. Dr. S. Petri), with neuroimmunological diseases, such as, eg., Multiple sclerosis, with movement disorders eg., Parkinson's disease, and neurological complications after organ transplantation, and HCV encephalopathy.

The intensive care unit with 10 beds (three additional beds and monitors) for stroke patients, Stroke Unit, which has been re-certified as an inter-regional office (special department for patients with ischemic attack), occupies a central place. Every year, a multidisciplinary team services here more than 800 patients with acute stroke. Guided by the motto Time is Brain, it continuously performs an appropriate diagnostics and therapy, e.g., drug therapy or mechanical stenting to restore the blood supply to the affected brain areas (recanalization).

At the same time, the cause of the disease is established and all required measures to prevent the recurrent stroke (secondary prevention) are carried out. Specialized doctors and nurses carry out treatment based on physiotherapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy. Thanks to close cooperation with the Institute of Diagnostic and Interventional Neuroradiology, cardiology and angiology clinic, as well as neurosurgery clinic, it became possible to cure even the most complex cases round the clock. Simultaneously, the clinic conducts research on stroke and therapeutic research, so the clinic can offer to its patients, in addition to standard therapy, participation in the clinical trial of new treatments.

Based on the result of the treatment of multiple sclerosis and Parkinson's disease, the clinic of neurosurgery and clinical neurophysiology was included in the list of the best clinics according to FOCUS.

Program includes:

  • Initial presentation in the clinic
  • clinical history taking
  • physical examination
  • neurological examination
    • reflexes
    • muscle strength
    • muscle tone
    • senses of touch and sight
    • coordination
    • balance
  • neuropsychological tests:
    • ENMG (electroneuromyography)
    • EEG (electroencephalography)
    • SEPs (somatosensory evoked potentials)
    • VEPs (visually evoked potentials)
    • BAEP tests (brainstem auditory evoked potential)
  • laboratory tests:
    • complete blood count
    • biochemical analysis of blood
    • enzyme tests
    • inflammation indicators
    • indicators blood coagulation
  • spinal tap (lumbar puncture)
  • nerve conduction studies
  • repetitive nerve stimulation
  • electromyography (EMG) daily monitoring
  • pulmonary function tests
  • brain CT/ MRI
  • cerebrovascular doppler ultrasound
  • contrast MRI blood vessels examination
  • symptomatic treatment
  • control examinations
  • the cost of essential medicines and materials
  • nursing services
  • full hospital accommodation in 2 bed shared room
  • explanation of future recommendations


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Whether it is research, patient care or teaching, the concept of targeted promotion of basic aspects of activities has secured the first place of the Medical University of Hanover among the leading university hospitals in Germany in recent years.
Medical University of Hanover is a brilliant of healthcare. More than 57,000 stationary and more than 385,000 outpatients are treated in MUH. Meanwhile, it should be noted that medical research is closely related to the modern methods of diagnostics and treatment at the highest level. MUG is a clinic offering the maximum care and treatment, one of the German hospitals serving, in particular, a large number of seriously ill people. It is on the 24th position in the top list of hospitals in 2015 according to FOCUS.


Accommodation in hospital

Patients rooms

The kid rooms have everything needed for a comfortable stay. The kid bathroom includes both a toilet and a shower. All rooms offer functional beds with orthopaedic mattresses ensuring unsurpassed support for overall body during sleep. There are bedside stands with pull-out tables, lockers and safe boxes in each room. It is also possible to access the Internet from a PC, smartphone or tablet so that kids always keep in touch with their parents and other family members. There is also a TV in each room.
You can opt for a single or a double room. An accompanying person may stay with the kid in the room. A double room is shared with another patient.
The enhanced comfort rooms are equipped with a safety box, a fridge and upholstered furniture.

Meals and Menus

The patient and the accompanying person are offered a daily choice of three menus. If you are on a specific diet for any reason, you will be offered an individual menu. Please inform the medical staff about your dietary preferences prior to the treatment.

Further details

Standard rooms include:






Christian priests are available for the patients at any time. Representatives of other religions may be requested at any time.

Accompanying person

Your companion may stay with you in your room or at a hotel of your choice during the fixed program.


You may stay at the hotel during the outpatient program. Our employees will support you for selecting the best option.