Department of Epileptology


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„Our department for epileptology in Bonn with several related institutions is one of the leading epileptologic centers in Germany and Europe providing the highest level in medical care. Therefore the full range of nowadays modern diagnostic and therapeutic equipement is available to serve you.
In the outpatient section 3000 patients a year from home and abroad are treated.“


Focus of Treatment:


Epilepsy Surgery
Diagnostics:
Examinations to identify the focus of seizures (Video EEG- long-term-monitoring
magnetic resonance tomography (MRT); positron emission tomography; electrocorticography
Surgery:
Curative (removal of specific brain area triggering cerebral seizures, focal resection)
Palliative:
Interruption of certain neural paths causing seizure activity; disconnection


Brain Stimulation
Vagus nerve stimulation; deep brain stimulation








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Univ. Prof. Dr. Christian E. Elger
Medical Director of the Department of Epileptology

Department of Epileptology
University Hospital Bonn
Sigmund-Freud-Str. 25
53105 Bonn
Germany

www.epileptologie-bonn.de


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