University Hospital of Würzburg

Würzburg, Germany


myasthenia gravis diagnosis (program ID: 227231)


Jens Volkmann

Prof. Dr. med.

Jens Volkmann

Department of Neurology

Specialized in: neurology

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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. 

The Department of Neurology under the direction of Prof. Dr. med. Jens Volkmann is recommended by the FOCUS list of top specialized clinics for multiple sclerosis and Parkinson’s diseases in 2016.    

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

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
  • ice pack test
  • laboratory tests:
    • complete blood count
    • biochemical analysis of blood
    • edrophonium test
    • inflammation indicators
    • indicators blood coagulation
  • repetitive nerve stimulation
  • single-fiber electromyography (EMG)
  • pulmonary function tests
  • brain CT/ MRI
  • electroencephalography
  • 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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