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University Hospital Halle (Saale)

Halle, Germany


Diagnosis and conservative treatment of duchenne muscular dystrophy (program ID: 249509)


Stephan Zierz

Head Physician
Prof. Dr. med.

Stephan Zierz

Department of Neurology

Specialized in: neurology
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The Department of Neurology at the University Hospital of Halle (Saale) deals with the treatment of all neurological diseases. The Department is headed by Prof. Dr. med. Stephan Zierz. 

The main focuses of the Department of Neurology at the University Hospital of Halle (Saale) include neuromuscular diseases along with the clinical diagnosis and electrophysiological studies as well as biopsy of muscles and nerves. The diagnosis of muscle pathologies, biochemistry and molecular genetic tests are carried out in the private Laboratory for the musculoskeletal system diagnosis. Therefore, physicians under the direction of Prof. Dr. med. Stephan Zierz can ensure the high-quality treatment. 

Another priority focus of the Department under the direction of Prof. Dr. med. Stephan Zierz is the emergency care of patients after stroke. It is provided in a special certified supraregional Stroke Unit as well as in the Neurological Intensive Care Unit. 

The range of medical services of the Department of Neurology at the University Hospital of Halle (Saale) includes:

  • Diagnosis and treatment of neuromuscular diseases
  • Diagnosis and treatment of diseases in the field of neurovascular synapses and muscles
  • Diagnosis and treatment of cerebrovascular diseases
  • Neurological emergency and intensive care medicine
  • Special consultations
  • Stroke Unit (the certified center with 6 beds)

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
  • EKG, lung function tests
  • laboratory tests:
    • complete blood count
    • biochemical analysis of blood
    • enzyme tests
    • inflammation indicators
    • indicators blood coagulation
  • muscle biopsy
  • electromyography (EMG)
  • brain CT/ MRI
  • cerebrovascular doppler ultrasound
  • 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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Duration of program (max):

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
Total costs:

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