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Sana Hospital Duisburg

Duisburg, Germany


Huntington's chorea diagnosis (program ID: 131397)


Wilhelm Nacimiento

Head Physician
Prof. Dr. med.

Wilhelm Nacimiento

Department of Neurology and Early Neurological Rehabilitation

Specialized in: neurology, early neurological rehabilitation
Curriculum vitae keyboard_arrow_down

Employment history

  • June 1993 – examination for the degree of medical doctor
  • From 1993 to February 2000 – hospital supervisor at  the Neurology Hospital of RWTH Aachen University (prof. dr Noth)
  • From April 1999 to February 2000 – Lead Hospital Supervisor  at  the Neurology Hospital of RWTH Aachen University
  • March 2000 - Chief Medical Officer of the Neurology Hospital at the Duisburg Hospital
  • 2001 – assigned as Associated Professor at RWTH Aachen University 
  • From 2003 – additionally assigned as Chief Medical Officer of the Early Neurological Rehabilitation Hospital at the  Duisburg Hospital 

 

Fellowship

  • Fellow of the German Neurological Society (DGN)
  • Panelist of the Board of leading hospital neurologists of  the German Neurological Society (DGN)
  • CMO Spokesman of non-university neurological institutions at the Annual  Chief Officers Annual Conference
  • Fellow of Society of Palliative Care (DGN)
  • Fellow of the German Stroke Society
  • Deputy Chief Officer of  Medical Malpractice Expert Panel of the Medical Chamber of North Rhine
  • Regional Representative of German Stroke Help Foundation 
  • Panelist of the  Quality Control Committee and peer-review group at SANA
Publications keyboard_arrow_down

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=Nacimiento+W

https://www.aerzteblatt.de/pdf/94/11/a661_6.pdf

https://buch-findr.de/autoren/brassel-friedhelm/

About the department keyboard_arrow_down

The Department of Neurology and Early Neurological Rehabilitation at the Sana Hospital Duisburg deals with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the central and peripheral nervous systems and muscular disorders. The department is headed by Prof. Dr. med. Wilhelm Nacimiento, specialist in the field of neurology, special neurological intensive care medicine. 

The main focuses of the department are diseases, such as stroke, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease and epilepsy, as well as herniated discs and spinal cord diseases. In addition, stroke patients receive specialized medical care within the interregional certified Stroke Unit. 

The Department of Early Neurological Rehabilitation provides treatment of severely injured patients after acute injuries, such as traumatic brain injury, stroke, inflammatory and expansive processes of the central nervous system, as well as treatment of impaired oxygen supply due to the cardiovascular failure. All employees of the department aim to maintain the greatest possible independence of the patient, as well as to return him/her to a previous social environment. 

The department specializes in the treatment of the following diseases:

  • Stroke 
  • Multiple sclerosis 
  • Spinal cord diseases 
  • Central motor disorders and neurodegenerative diseases 
  • Inflammatory and immunological diseases 
  • Epilepsies 
  • Oncological diseases 
  • Traumatic injuries 
  • Metabolic, hormonal and toxic diseases 
  • Spinal diseases 
  • Palliative care 
  • Early neurological rehabilitation 

The department offers the following examination methods:

  • Clinical examination 
  • Extra- and transcranial Doppler and duplex scanning 
  • Electroencephalography (EEG) 
  • Evoked potentials (EVOP) 
  • Electromyography (EMG) 
  • Electroneurography 
  • CSF analysis 
  • Magnetic resonance imaging 
  • CT scan 
  • Electronystagmography

Program includes:

  • Initial presentation in the clinic
  • clinical history taking
  • review of medical records
  • physical examination
  • laboratory tests:
    • complete blood count
    • general urine analysis
    • biochemical analysis of blood
    • inflammation indicators (CRP, ESR)
    • indicators blood coagulation
  • CT/MRI scan
  • neuropsychological tests (on indications):
    • ENMG (electroneuromyography)
    • EEG (electroencephalography)
    • SEPs (somatosensory evoked potentials)
    • VEPs (visually evoked potentials)
    • BAEP tests (brainstem auditory evoked potential)
  • motor symptoms
    • reflexes
    • muscle strength
    • Muscle tone
    • coordination
    • balance
  • sensory symptoms
    • sense of touch
    • vision and eye movement
    • hearing
  • psychiatric symptoms
    • mental status
    • mood
  • neuropsychological testing
    • memory
    • reasoning
    • mental agility
    • language function
    • spatial reasoning
  • psychiatric evaluation
    • emotional state
    • patterns of behaviors
    • quality of judgment
    • coping skills
    • signs of disordered thinking
    • vidence of substance abuse
  • nursing services
  • consultation of related specialists
  • treatment by chief physician and all leading experts
  • explanation of individual treatment plan
    (the cost of medicines is not included)
Type of program :
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The program includes:

  • Translation of medical documents up to 4 pages
  • Interpreter up to 3 hours
  • Translation of medical documents up to 8 pages
  • Interpreter up to 5 hours
  • Translation of medical documents up to 10 pages
  • Interpreter up to 8 hours
  • Insurance of unforeseen expenses in case of complications in course of treatment and within 48 months after treatment (сoverage amount is 200,000.00 €)
  • Free consultations with the attending physician for the period of 3 months after treatment completion
  • Translation of medical documents up to 10 pages
  • Interpreter up to 10 hours
  • Insurance of unforeseen expenses in case of complications in course of treatment and within 48 months after treatment (сoverage amount is 200,000.00 €)
  • Free consultations with the attending physician for the period of 3 months after treatment completion
  • Translation of medical documents up to 10 pages
  • Interpreter up to 15 hours
  • Transfer from the airport to the clinic and back to the airport
  • Insurance of unforeseen expenses in case of complications in course of treatment and within 48 months after treatment (сoverage amount is 200,000.00 €)
  • Free consultations with the attending physician for the period of 3 months after treatment completion
  • Translation of medical documents up to 10 pages
  • Interpreter up to 25 hours
  • Transfer from the airport to the clinic and back to the airport
  • Insurance of unforeseen expenses in case of complications in course of treatment and within 48 months after treatment (сoverage amount is 200,000.00 €)
  • Free consultations with the attending physician for the period of 3 months after treatment completion
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