Neurophysiology and Neuromuscular Disorders Unit

The integral unit of neurology has specialists dedicated to the implementation and interpretation neurophysiological techniques. Allow the realization of an accurate diagnosis in many diseases. It offers the possibility of electroencephalographic evoked potentials, electromyography, driving speeds, single fiber or study.
Neuromuscular diseases consultation with the diagnosis, treatment and monitoring of diseases affecting the peripheral nervous system, neuromuscular junction and skeletal muscle.
Motor neuron disease (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Spinal Atrophy)
Diagnosis of motor neuron diseases, among which Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, following the criteria of El Escorial and Awaji criteria.
Diagnostic Communication following the recommendations of the AAN.
Symptomatic treatment of the disease.
Diagnosis and monitoring of cases of Spinal Atrophy. Symptomatic treatment of it.
peripheral neuropathies
It includes its syndromic and etiologic diagnosis. As the etiopathogenic treatment thereof where possible and symptomatic treatment in all cases.
In the section of symptomatic treatment specifically it includes the diagnosis and treatment of neuropathic pain.
Consultation with the diagnosis of cases acquired and hereditary.
Diseases of the neuromuscular junction (Myasthenia gravis, etc.)
clinical, neurophysiological and laboratory disease of the neuromuscular junction, among which stands out for its frequency myasthenia gravis diagnosis.
etiological and symptomatic of the same treatment.
Diagnosis of acquired and inherited myopathies, supported by neurophysiological studies, imaging, laboratory and pathology.
etiopatogénico treatment where possible.
Symptomatic treatment in all cases.
Global patient monitoring in collaboration with other specialties involved