University Hospital Wurzburg

Würzburg, Germany

Diagnosis and conservative treatment of cerebrovascular disease (program ID: 227165)

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
  • 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
  • cerebrovascular doppler ultrasound
  • contrast x-ray blood vessels examination
  • angio- MRI scan
  • neuropsychological tests (on indications):
    • ENMG (electroneuromyography)
    • EEG (electroencephalography)
    • SEPs (somatosensory evoked potentials)
    • VEPs (visually evoked potentials)
    • BAEP tests (brainstem auditory evoked potential)
  • nursing services
  • consultation of related specialists 
  • treatment by chief physician and all leading experts
  • explanation of individual treatment plan
    (the cost of medicines is not included)
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Duration of program:

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About hospital

University Hospital Wurzburg includes 19 departments with outpatient clinics, three independent clinics and four clinical institutions. It also comprises four experimentally-oriented institutes, or departments. The hospital is ranked 8th in the top list of the best medical institutions recommended by FOCUS in 2016.

Each year, approximately 57,000 patients receive qualified treatment in the hospital, and approximately 235,000 patients undergo outpatient treatment. The number of beds is 1430. Almost 40 clinical centers and numerous special consultation offices focus on the interdisciplinary and wide-ranging cooperation in the region.

Along with the University of Wurzburg, the University Hospital is considered one of the largest employers in the region, with more than 6,100 employees.

Accommodation in hospital

Patients rooms

The kid rooms have everything needed for a comfortable stay. The kid bathroom includes both a toilet and a shower. All rooms offer functional beds with orthopaedic mattresses ensuring unsurpassed support for overall body during sleep. There are bedside stands with pull-out tables, lockers and safe boxes in each room. It is also possible to access the Internet from a PC, smartphone or tablet so that kids always keep in touch with their parents and other family members. There is also a TV in each room.
You can opt for a single or a double room. An accompanying person may stay with the kid in the room. A double room is shared with another patient.
The enhanced comfort rooms are equipped with a safety box, a fridge and upholstered furniture.

Meals and Menus

The patient and the accompanying person are offered a daily choice of three menus. If you are on a specific diet for any reason, you will be offered an individual menu. Please inform the medical staff about your dietary preferences prior to the treatment.

Further details

Standard rooms include:






Christian priests are available for the patients at any time. Representatives of other religions may be requested at any time.

Accompanying person

Your companion may stay with you in your room or at a hotel of your choice during the fixed program.


You may stay at the hotel during the outpatient program. Our employees will support you for selecting the best option.