University Hospital Wurzburg

Würzburg, Germany


Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Diagnosis (program ID: 227235)


Jens Volkmann

Prof. Dr. med.

Jens Volkmann

Department of Neurology

Specialized in: neurology

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The clinic offers emergency neurological assistance and first aid (e.g. in the field of apoplexy) at the modern university level and serves as a reference center for the whole area of ​​neurology in Lower Franconia. Besides, the clinic offers advanced diagnostics and therapy in renowned national and international specialized areas of neuromuscular diseases, neuroimmunology (e.g., multiple sclerosis), and movement disorders. The patient care is closely associated with basic research guidelines and occurs in many areas in an interdisciplinary manner, in cooperation with the other clinics and institutes of the university. Neurological clinic is on the list of recommended specialized clinics for treatment of multiple sclerosis and clinics for treatment of Parkinson disease, according to the list of the best medical institutions compiled by FOCUS for 2016.

The main directions of the neurological clinic: diagnostics and treatment of cerebrovascular diseases, inflammatory diseases of the central nervous system, neuroimmunological disorders and extrapyramidal movement disorders, diagnostics and treatment of 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
  • EKG, lung function tests
  • laboratory tests:
    • complete blood count
    • biochemical analysis of blood
    • enzyme tests
    • inflammation indicators
    • indicators blood coagulation
  • muscle biopsy
  • electromyography (EMG)
  • pulmonary function tests
  • brain CT/ MRI
  • cerebrovascular doppler ultrasound
  • nursing services
  • treatment via head doctor and all leading experts
  • explanation of individual treatment plan
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