DCNT

Department of Clinical Neuroscience & Therapeutics Hiroshima University Graduate School of Biomedical and Health Sciences

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Department of Neurology

Introduction of departments

The Department of Neurology has been providing state-of-the art cares for devastating neurological disorders and pioneering neurological research more than 40 years. Our physicians have areas of subspecialty interest in neurology and many of them are national leaders in their field. We believe that all patients with neurological disease should have access to physicians who are exceptionally trained, committed to a patient’s well-being, and leaders in research to improve treatment and patient care. We are committed to serve our patients and community with a blend of technical expertise and compassion, and continually work to discover new and cutting-edge treatments through research.

Target diseases

Our department provides clinical care for the following medical service areas:

Cerebrovascular disease
Alzheimer’s disease and memory disorders
Neuroimmunological disorders (MS, NMO, CIDP etc.)
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
Muscle disorders
Parkinson’s disease and movement disorders
Epilepsy
Migraine (Headache)
Peripheral neuropathy
Infectious disease

Examinations in our department

Imaging tests (CT, MRI, PET, SPECT, Neurosonology)
Electrophysiological examinations (electroencephalography, magnetoencephalography, electromyography, nerve conduction study)
Muscle biopsy
Peripheral nerve biopsy
Carotid ultrasonography
Peripheral nerve ultrasonography
Transesophageal echocardiography

Specialized Outpatient Clinic

We provide medical care in specialized outpatient clinic for stroke, dementia, neuroimmunological disorders and headache. We also offer the Botox clinic for blepharospasm and dystonia.