University Hospital Wurzburg

Würzburg, Germany


Diagnosis and conservative treatment of myasthenia gravis (program ID: 227169)


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
  • 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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