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Spinal muscular atrophy diagnosis (program ID: 302605)

University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus Dresden

location_on Dresden, Germany
9.1/10 from 23 Votes
Specialized hospital
Heinz Reichmann

Head Physician
Prof. Dr. med.

Heinz Reichmann

Specialized in: neurology

The Department of Neurology at the University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus Dresden deals with the treatment of all diseases of the central and peripheral nervous system, as well as the muscles. The most important clinical pictures in the field of neurology are circulatory disorders of the brain (strokes), multiple sclerosis, the so-called neurodegenerative diseases, such as Parkinson’s disease and cerebellar disease. The chief physician of the Department is Prof. Dr. med. Heinz Reichmann. 

According to the Focus magazine rating of 2017, the Department of Neurology at the University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus Dresden ranks among the top German departments specializing in the treatment of multiple sclerosis, Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease!

Moreover, the Department under the direction of Prof. Dr. med. Heinz Reichmann provides medical care in case of headache, dizziness, as well as memory and concentration disorders. The Department is especially focused on the treatment of epilepsy, including epilepsy surgery. To treat Parkinson’s disease, the Department offers    the comprehensive treatment that involves the use of the cutting-edge drugs, pumps and deep brain stimulation. The Intensive Care Unit at the University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus Dresden treats seriously ill patients with cerebral hemorrhages, meningitis and other serious brain diseases.

The Department of Neurology at the University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus Dresden has the following diagnostic methods:

  • Neurosonology
  • Clinical electrophysiology (EMG, ENG, EEG)
  • Tremor analysis
  • Microdialysis
  • Invasive neuromonitoring
  • Neuropsychology
  • Special mitochondrial diagnosis, in particular, molecular genetic testing 

The main treatment focuses of the Department of Neurology under the direction of Prof. Dr. med. Heinz Reichmann are:

  • Movement disorders
  • Differential drug substitution therapy
  • Deep brain stimulation, botulinum toxin
  • Epilepsy: differential drug therapy 
  • Multiple sclerosis: differential immunomodulation and immunosuppression
  • Acute cerebral circulation disorders (strokes): Stroke Unit, lysis, carotid artery stenting / carotid artery surgery
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Program includes:

  • Initial presentation in the clinic
  • clinical history taking
  • review of medical records
  • neurological examination:
    • reflexes
    • muscle strength
    • muscle tone
    • senses of touch and sight
    • coordination
    • balance
  • physical examination
  • laboratory tests:
    • complete blood count
    • general urine analysis
    • biochemical blood test (creatine kinase)
    • inflammation markers (CRP, ESR)
    • blood coagulation analysis (aPTT, PT, INR)
    • hormone test (TSH, parathormone)
    • vitamin test (B12, D)
    • genetic testing (SMN1, SMN2)
  • electroencephalography (EEG)
  • cerebrovascular doppler ultrasound
  • electromyography (EMG)
  • CT/ MRI of head and neck (if indicated clinically,
    additional cost is 650/1200€)
  • muscle biopsy with histological study
    (if indicated clinically, additional cost is 2500€)
  • nursing services
  • treatment by head doctor and all leading experts
  • explanation of individual treatment plan
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