HYGEIA Hospital
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Multiple Sclerosis and Demyelinating Diseases

The Demyelinating Diseases Department provides specialized services in the diagnosis, treatment and consultation of the patients suffering from demyelinating diseases of the central nervous system.

Patients enjoy personalized services in diagnostic and therapeutic level, in respect to their personal needs or demands, in order to establish a relationship of mutual trust with the health-care providers, necessary to the management of a chronic disease.

In order to fulfill their needs, the Department is offering its patients a multidisciplinary approach in collaboration with other departments and specialists in related medical fields, taking advantage of the state-of-the-art medical equipment of Hygeia Hospital.

 

The integrated therapeutic approach of patients with demyelinating diseases is based in the following:

  • Choice of the right agent for the underlying immune disorder (immunomodulatory or immunosuppressive treatment) according to the clinical and personal characteristics of each patient, after providing full information about the advantages and disadvantages of each therapeutic choice.
  • Intensive follow-up during the treatment in order to evaluate the efficacy of the administered agent and to early spot and manage possible side effects in collaboration with other Services (Hematology, Cardiology, Ophthalmology, Hepatology).
  • Treatment of the acute relapses of the disease, with the possibility of management either in an inpatient or in an outpatient basis.
  • Multidisciplinary management of the symptoms related to the disease (such as spasticity, fatigue, pain, bladder and bowel problems, sexual disfunction).

The Department offers a full range of clinical and paraclinical tests necessary to diagnose and monitor the patients with demyelinating diseases of the CNS.

  • Clinical evaluation by experienced Neurologists.
  • Imaging studies. MRI of the brain and the spinal cord are performed under the reliability of the Radiology Department.
  • Lumbar puncture and biochemical and immunologic testing of the CSF.
  • Tests of hematology, biochemistry, immunology under the reliability of the Medical Laboratories of Hygeia Hospital.
  • Neurophysiologic studies, that include visual, auditory and somatosensory evoked potentials, as well as transcranial magnetic stimulation.
  • Ophthalmologic tests, including fundoscopy, OCT and visual fields testing.
  • Evaluation of bladder disorders in collaboration with the Department of Urodynamics.
  • Immunologic evaluation in collaboration with the Department of Rheumatology.
  • Neuropsychologic tests in collaboration with the Memory Clinic.
  • Psychological evaluation and support in collaboration with the Department of Clinical Psychology.

6th floor

Οffice 6.7 
(Erythrou Stavrou 5 – 
opposite Hygeia Hospital)

Τelephone 
+ 30 210 686 7687
+ 30 210 686 7000

Medical Team