Treatment of epilepsy in Germany

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Peculiarities of treatment for epilepsy in German clinics

German medical centers apply the most advanced antiepileptic medications and innovative medical technologies for the treatment of epilepsy in children and adults. An individual approach in choosing therapy helps to prevent 80% of convulsions. Neurologists in the leading German clinics found the German Society for Epileptology, where different medical researches in epilepsy treatment are conducted with following usage of the results to help patients from all over the world.

Using Bookimed, 613 patients received individual program for treatment of epilepsy

Best neurologist in Germany works at Alfried Krupp Krankenhaus

Epilepsy and other neurological diseases treatment is one of the main specialties in the Hospital.

Who conducts treatment for epilepsy in the Clinic?

Neurology Department is headed by Professor Peter Berlit, one of the leading experts in the treatment for epilepsy in children and adults.

Dr. Berlit and his multidisciplinary team provide patients with a comprehensive examination and effective treatment of epileptic seizures of diversified origin.

What is the cost of epilepsy treatment at Alfried Krupp?

The cost of a comprehensive diagnostic program for epilepsy treatment at Alfried Krupp Krankenhaus starts from $12,000.

In addition to the necessary medical tests and expert consultations the price includes the patient's hospital stay. On average, the program of examination can last from 10 to 14 days.

Antiepileptic drugs prescribing/medication correction is included into the price. If surgical treatment of epilepsy is required, the cost is calculated apart.

In order to get the exact epilepsy treatment cost in the Alfried Krupp Clinic, contact the Doctor-Coordinator at the Bookimed International Patients Support Center.

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Using Bookimed, 165 patients received individual treatment program in Nordwest Clinic (Krankenhaus)

Treatment of epilepsy in patients older than 18 years at Nordwest

Who provides treatment in the Nordwest Hospital?

Department of Neurology in the Nordwest Hospital is headed by neurologist Uta Meyding-Lamade, a doctor with 25 years of experience and electrophysiology specialist. Examination of patients with epilepsy is carried out by means of modern medical equipment in own electrophysiology laboratory at the Medical Center.

Surgical techniques and drug therapies are used for the epilepsy treatment as well. Clinical trials concerning various neurological diseases are conducted in the Department of Nordwest.

What is the cost for epilepsy treatment at Nordwest?

The cost of examination of the epileptic patient in the Clinic starts from $ 2,500.

Depending on the age of the patient and the features of the disease, hospitalization for full diagnostic procedure can re required. In this case, the price of a complete program of medical examinations will increase.

Price for the surgical epilepsy treatment is calculated individually.

Get a quote to Bookimed Doctor-Coordinator to find out the exact cost of diagnostics and treatment for epilepsy in the Nordwest Clinic for your personal case.

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Integrated approach for epilepsy treatment at Gesundheit Nord Bremen

The Department of Neurology at Gesundheit Nord Bremen provides diagnostics and treatment for epilepsy and convulsions caused by the brain tumors.

Surgical procedures applied at the Clinic contain stereotactic surgery, craniotomy, Multiple Subpial Transection, and Deep Brain Stimulation. Surgical treatment of epilepsy in children is used and conducted in collaboration with pediatricians of the Clinic.

All the patients are treated by neurologists and neuropsychologists, who work with children suffering from the developmental disorders caused by the disease.

Patients at Gesundheit Nord - Klinikverbund Bremen can undergo neurological rehabilitation in a specialized center.

To get an individual program, contact the Bookimed International Patients Support Center.

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Diagnostics in the treatment for epilepsy in German clinics

Early diagnostics of epilepsy

German clinics specialists recommend to provide early diagnostics for epilepsy in children and adults after the second epileptic seizure not been provoked. Thus, main diagnostic program includes:

  • patient’s history intake;
  • clinical blood tests;
  • EEG (is provided during a few hours or a few days);
  • MRI.

Diagnostics for epilepsy in adults and children: what is the difference?

As a rule, the standard programs for epilepsy in children and adults are not very different. The only difficulty of diagnostics in children consists in the need of sedative medications administration during the procedures requiring a long stay in one position. Such procedures include MRI with contrast agents and PET-CT.

Centers of diagnostics and treatment for epilepsy

The leading centers of diagnostics and treatment for epilepsy in Germany are equipped with the most modern medical technologies for the most accurate examination of the patients. The Neurology Departments in hospitals like Nordwest and Alfried Krupp Krankenhaus patients are treated by the best neurologists and epileptologists in Germany. In the Departments specialists make neurological researches with following successful results application for the treatment of adults and children.

What are the treatment methods for epilepsy used in German clinics?

Methods for the treatment for epilepsy in adults and children

The leading and most effective treatment method for epilepsy is the selection of correct antiepileptic drugs. Such a medication therapy reduces or helps to control seizures. 75% of patients in clinics in Germany could return to regular life due to such a therapy. Medical therapy is most effective in combination with properly chosen ketogenic diet.

Surgical treatment of epilepsy

As the German clinics are equipped with the latest medical and surgical devices for neuronavigation, for the treatment of epilepsy these types of operations are successfully carried out:

  • Multiple Subpial Transection;
  • Craniotomy;
  • Callosotomy;
  • Stereotactic brain surgery;
  • Deep Brain Stimulation;
  • Vagal Nerve Stimulation (VNS).

All these methods are applied to treat epilepsy in children and adults. However, only neurologist and neurosurgeon can make a decision on the necessity of the surgery after a comprehensive medical examination of a patient.

Costs of the treatment for epilepsy in Germany

The cost of treatment of epilepsy in Germany depends on a clinic and the qualification of the treating neurologist. The examination of a patient starts from $ 12,000 incl. the hospital stay. If there is a possibility for outpatient diagnostics, the price is reduced.

Complete treatment and examination programs, as well as the final cost of all medical procedures in the selected German clinic is set after the patient’s history reviewing.

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