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Pediatric Neurology in Spain

Hospitals, clinics and medical centers in Spain performing Pediatric Neurology (treatment of neurological problems in children).
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Grupo Hospitalario Quirón

Quirón has an internationally prestigious medical staff, the largest in the sector, and is also the principal hospital network in terms of patient numbers and care facility area. The group administers 38 healthcare centers, more than 2,864 hospital beds and 7,500 associate doctors.

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Pediatric Neurology is available at Grupo Hospitalario Quirón

Sanitas Hospitales

Sanitas is a hospital group in Spain with two major facilities in Madrid that accommodates all medical specialties.

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Pediatric Neurology is available at Sanitas

Listed pediatrician:

Dr. Rubén Osvaldo Greco

Head of Paediatric Cardiac Surgery Department, Sanitas La Zarzuela Hospital

Vithas Xanit International Hospital

Xanit Hospital Internacional is a modern private hospital located in the suburbs of Malaga, Spain. The hospital is modern (opened in 2005), and the staff include over 200 specialists in all medical specialties.

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Pediatric Neurology is available at Vithas Xanit International Hospital

Listed pediatrician:

Dr. Francisco Jesús Garcia Martin

Head of The Paediatric Unit

HM Hospitales

HM Hospitales is a hospital group with six private hospitals in Madrid: three general hospitals, a cardiovascular hospital, an oncological center and a women's health hospital.

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Pediatric Neurology is available at HM Hospitales

Hospital Universitario HM Montepríncipe

The Hospital has all the medical-surgical specialties, both children and adults. With approximately 200 beds divided into adult ICUs, pediatric and neonatal ICUs, general and cardiology facilities with single rooms, adult and pediatric day hospitals, adult and pediatric

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Pediatric Neurology is available at Hospital Universitario HM Montepríncipe

Hospital General de Catalunya

idcsalud Hospital General de Catalunya provides medical services in over 25 specialties, being one of the most technologically advanced hospitals in Europe, with an excellent medical care capacity to carry out complex surgeries and medical conditions.

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Pediatric Neurology is available at HGC

Hospital Universitario HM Sanchinarro

HM Hospitals is the leading Hospital Group in Madrid, covering all medical and surgical specialties, with 7 General Hospitals and 3 Comprehensive Centres specialised in Oncology (CIOCC), Cardiology (CIECC) and Neuroscience (CINAC). They also have one hospital in Galicia.

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Pediatric Neurology is available at Hospital Universitario HM Sanchinarro

Hospital Ruber Internacional

The Ruber International Hospital is designed as a "whole hospital". thus achieving maximum efficiency in the organization and development of the various medical, welfare, educational and research activities.

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Pediatric Neurology is available at Hospital Ruber Internacional

Hospital Clínic Costa Brava

Hospital Clínic Costa Brava is a modern medical facility with over 250 medical specialists, offering medical, surgical, aesthetic, cosmetic and rehabilitation treatments in the relaxing tourism town of Palamos, Costa Brava.

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Pediatric Neurology is available at Hospital Clínic Costa Brava

Nisa Pardo de Aravaca Hospital

A modern (opened in 2007), general, private hospital located in Madrid, part of the NISA group of hospitals. The international patients department can assist patients with accomodation and trasportation, and can communicate in English as well as in Spanish.

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Pediatric Neurology is available at Nisa Pardo de Aravaca Hospital

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About Pediatric Neurology

This information is intended for general information only and should not be considered as medical advice on the part of Health-Tourism.com. Any decision on medical treatments, after-care or recovery should be done solely upon proper consultation and advice of a qualified physician.


What is pediatric neurology?

This is a subspecialty of medicine that focuses on the diagnosis, treatment, and management of diseases and disorders of the nervous system in infants, children and adolescents. This includes the brain, spine, and spinal cord.


Who is a pediatric neurologist?

This is a medical doctor who has special training in treating disorders involving the nervous system in infants, children, and adolescents.


Training

Pediatric neurologists have completed 4 years of medical school, at least 1 year of residency in pediatrics and at least 3 years of residency in adult and pediatric neurology.


Why see a pediatric neurologist?

Pediatric neurologists have the special training that allows them to deal with pediatric patients and provide them with the best care possible. They have great knowledge and understanding of pediatric nervous system disorders.

They collaborate with other doctors and professionals to ensure that the overall care is comprehensive. These include dieticians, primary care physician, speech therapists and other pediatric specialists.


Conditions treated
  • Seizure disorders such as febrile convulsions, seizures in newborns and epilepsy
  • Weakness including cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy, and nerve-muscle disorders
  • Behavioral disorders such as attention-deficit or hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), autism and sleep problems
  • Developmental disorders such as developmental delay, delayed speech, motor milestones, and coordination issues
  • Medical aspects of brain tumors and head injuries
  • Brain injuries including concussions
  • Headaches, including migraines
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Neurogenetic disorders
  • Stroke
  • Neurofibromatosis

Tests and procedures performed include:
  • Electroencephalogram (EEG): This is a noninvasive and pain-free test which measures brain signals using special sensors attached to the head. This test determines the cause of seizures as well as pinpoints various neurological conditions.
  • Electromyography (EMG): This test assesses the health f the nerves controlling the muscles and the muscles. A needle is inserted into the muscle and electrical activity when nerves are stimulated is observed. The electrical activity is displayed on an oscilloscope. This test assists the doctor to differentiate primary muscle conditions from muscle weakness due to neurological disorders.
  • Nerve conduction velocity test: This test is usually performed in conjunction with an EMG to evaluate the speed of conduction of impulses through a nerve. Electrodes are placed on the skin to stimulate the nerves with mild electrical impulses. This test is used to diagnose and evaluate nerve destruction and damage.
  • Evoked potential tests: These tests gauge the transmission of electrical signals within the spinal cord and brain. It is used to diagnose conditions such as multiple sclerosis. Lumbar puncture: This test measures the intercranial pressure. The test can also be sued to remove cerebrospinal fluid for further laboratory testing. A small needle is inserted between the lumbar vertebrae and pressure measurements are taken or cerebrospinal fluid is removed. The test is used to determine if a headache and vision problems are due to increased pressure.
  • Sleep tests: Sleep studies record your child’s physical state at various stages of wakefulness and sleep. A sleep test is also referred t as a polysomnogram. It provides information that is useful in diagnosing sleep problems.
  • Radiology tests: These are tests that produce images of the inside of the body. They are also called imaging tests. They use various energy forms which are passed through the body to produce the images.

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