Department of Pediatric Neurology

Department of Pediatric Neurology

Characteristics:

The department is one of the few clinics specialized in neuropediatrics in the Czech Republic. The most frequent diagnoses seen in our patients include epilepsy, neurodevelopmental disorders, and cerebral palsy. Besides, we focus on neuromuscular disorders, leukodystrophies, and other less common conditions. The department has the status of a specialized center for epileptology and epileptosurgery and a center for cerebral palsy treatment. The clinic serves as an educational and training center of Pediatric Neurology Postgraduate Medical School.

The department with 30 beds has a separate outpatient clinic. It is equipped with modern diagnostic technology enabling complete EEG, EMG, EP and neurosonographic examinations. Child psychologists and physiotherapists complement the range of diagnostic and therapeutic options available.

Specialized centers and units

  • Center for Epilepsy and Epileptosurgery
  • Center for Cerebral Palsy Treatment

Outpatient services and clinics

  • Child Neurology
  • Epilepsy and Epileptosurgery
  • Neurodevelopmental Disorders
  • Neurorehabilitation
  • Child Psychology
  • Clinic for children after craniocerebral accidents, patients with neurometabolic and/or neurodegenerative disorders, neuromuscular disorders, demyelinating disorders

Diagnostic examinations and therapeutic services

  • Electroencephalography (EEG) incl. video-EEG
  • Electromyography
  • Evoked potentials
  • Neurosonography
  • Epilepsy diagnosis and therapy, epileptosurgery
  • Neurorehabilitation, physiotherapy
  • Psychological examination, psychotherapy
  • BTX therapy in spasticity
  • Ketogenic diet

Education

The department serves as postgraduate training center in child neurology as well as in epileptology, neurosonography and electroencephalography, and is involved in research grant projects and clinical trials.

Head of the Department
Jan Hadač, MD, PhD.
tel.: 261 083 349
jan.hadac@ftn.cz

Head Nurse
Alena Petráková
tel.: 261 082 130
alena.petrakova@ftn.cz

Contact for English-speaking guests

tel.: 261 083 349
jan.hadac@ftn.cz
tel.: 261 083 571
dana.siskova@ftn.cz
 

Location

building U

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