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Neurology

In neurology, we provide emergency services in neurology, as well as neurological outpatient  and inpatient care, and demanding neurological rehabilitation needed in the Helsinki University Hospital Area. For the rest of the HUS region, we are responsible for the demanding specialized medical care at a specialized level.
 

 

Potilas ja hoitajat neurologian vuodeosastolla

Our Neurology Emergency Clinic at Meilahti Tower Hospital is the only unit in HUS, where demanding treatment and diagnostics, including the thrombolytic therapy for cerebral infarction, can be implemented 24 hours a day throughout the year.

Approximately 80% of the patients on our neurological inpatient wards are admitted from the emergency clinic. The wards for demanding neurological rehabilitation admit patients directly from inpatient care. At the Neurology Emergency Clinic in Meilahti, we offer Telestroke consultation to professionals in the central and regional hospitals.

Our neurology outpatient clinics in Meilahti, Laakso, Jorvi, and Peijas are responsible for specialist medical outpatient care in the Helsinki University Hosptial Area and for demanding specialised medical outpatient care in HUS. Our special outpatient clinics are the Brain Injury Clinic and the Rehabilitation Evaluation Unit (Paciuksenkatu 21).
 
In the HUS region, for example, the pre-operative assessment for deep-brain stimulation of patients with Parkinson's disease and the programming of the DBS device after the procedure, as well as epilepsy surgery assessments and post-operative care have been centralized at Meilahti Tower Hospital. Demanding diagnostics of neuroimmunological and neuromuscular diseases has also been centralized in Meilahti. A referral for these services can also be made from outside the Uusimaa region.

Brain Hub

For more information on neurological disease, visit Brain Hub in the Health Village service (Aivotalo in the Terveyskylä online service; content currently not available in English).
Health Village (Terveyskylä) is an online service portal for specialist medical care.

Go to the Brain Hub front page (link to a different website)

Treatment facilities

Neurology Outpatient Clinic

At the Neurology Outpatient Clinic at Laakso Hospital, we examine and treat organic disorders of the nervous system.

Neurology Inpatient Ward N1

On the Neurology Inpatient Ward of Peijas Hospital, we treat neurological illnesses requiring specialist medical care. As a rule, patients are admitted on…

Neurology Inpatient Ward NE3

In the Neurology Inpatient Ward NE3 of Jorvi Hospital, we treat patients requiring neurological treatment.

Neurology Ward M7A

On Neurology Ward M7A at Meilahti Tower Hospital, we treat patients with cerebrovascular disorders.