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University Hospital Würzburg

location_on Würzburg, Germany
9.2/10 from 38 Votes

Diagnosis and conservative treatment of syringomyelia (program ID: 227191)

Jens Volkmann

Head Physician
Prof. Dr. med.

Jens Volkmann

Specialized in: neurology

Department of Neurology

The Department of Neurology at the University Hospital of Würzburg offers emergency and acute care (e.g. stroke treatment) at the most advanced university level. It is also the center of expertise with regard to all issues of neurology in Lower Franconia. The director of the Department is Prof. Dr. med. Jens Volkmann.

Furthermore, the Department of Neurology at the University Hospital of Würzburg offers modern diagnosis and treatment of neuromuscular diseases, neuroimmunology (e.g. multiple sclerosis) and movement disorders, its achievements in these fields are recognized nationally and internationally. 

The patient care is tightly connected with theoretic researches and is provided in cooperation with other departments and institutes of the University Hospital of Würzburg. 

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

The Department of Neurology at the University Hospital of Würzburg has a special focus in the treatment and diagnosis of the following diseases:

  • Cerebrovascular diseases
  • Inflammatory diseases of the central nervous system
  • Neuroimmunological disorders
  • Extrapyramidal and movement disorders
  • Degenerative diseases of the nervous system
  • Demyelinating diseases of the central nervous system
  • Polyneuropathy and other diseases of the peripheral nervous system
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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
  • neurological examination
  • 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)
  • symptomatic therapy
  • physiotherapy
  • muscle spasm blockade
  • counterextension
  • consultation of related specialists
  • symptomatic specific treatment
  • the cost of essential medicines and materials
  • nursing services
  • control examinations
  • full hospital accommodation
  • developing of further guidance
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