The German Stroke Trials Network

Aachen

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University Hospital RWTH Aachen

The University Hospital RWTH Aachen (UKA) is a supra-maximal health care and scientific supplier (36 clinical departments, 33 institutes, 6 interdisciplinary units) situated at the heart of Europe at the German-Dutch-Belgium border triangle. Supra-regional interdisciplinary stroke work, including endovascular treatment, evolved since 2010 and officially constituted one of the first German Neurovascular Networks (NVN) in 2015. Certified Stroke and comprehensive Stroke Units as well es Neurological and Neurosurgical Intensive Care Units guarantee an outstanding level of modern stroke therapy around-the-clock. The UKA participates in multicenter randomized clinical trials, recently for example SWIFT-DIRECT and ESCAPE-NEXT.

Altenburg

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Klinikum Altenburger Land

Klinikum Altenburger Land is an academic teaching hospital for two universities. The Department of Neurology has an independent neurological intensive care unit, a stroke unit and an early rehabilitation unit. We look after eight tele-stroke units in our stroke telemedicine network. We have our own study centre and participate in all major international stroke studies with high inclusion rates. Together with our colleagues in neuroradiology, we treat stroke patients around the clock according to the latest standards. We also have a super-nice, dedicated team.

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Augsburg

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University Hospital Augsburg
The Neurovascular Center at the University Hospital Augsburg combines interdisciplinary competencies for diagnosis and therapy for the entire spectrum of neurovascular diseases, with the goal of optimal care from acute emergencies to specialized and rare diseases. A focus of the Neurovascular Center is on networking and the supra-regional care of acute strokes in Swabia and western Upper Bavaria. For acute treatment, a supra-regional Stroke Unit certified by the German Stroke Society with currently 18 beds is available. In highly specialized outpatient clinics of the respective hospitals, patients are followed up or presented primarily for expert opinions. In addition to specialized therapy methods, innovative therapies can be offered as part of numerous clinical studies due to broad research activity in the neurovascular area.

Berlin

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Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin

Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin is one of the largest university hospitals in Europe. Charité extends over four campuses, and has over 100 different Departments and Institutes. Having marked its 300-year anniversary in 2010, Charité is now one of the largest employers in Berlin.

The Department of Neurology runs 24 stroke unit beds (at three sites). Research is organized via the Center for Stroke Research Berlin (CSB) CSB research groups perform disease-oriented basic research, clinical research, epidemiology and health services research related to stroke.

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Vivantes Hospital Neukoelln
Large Hospital of highest medical level with 1000 beds in Berlin. The Neurology department runs 70 beds, including 12 bed certified stroke unit and 10 bed neurorehabilitation. Together with the departments of neurosurgery and the institute of neuroradiology, a large neurovascular center is active within a certified neurovascular network.

Bonn

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University Hospital Bonn
UKB is one of the biggest and technologically most advanced hospitals in Europe. The Vascular Neurology Division within the Department of Neurology is equipped with a 15-bed stroke unit and, together with the Departments of Neuroradiology and Neurosurgery, represents the biggest comprehensive stroke center in the area. With its dedicated stroke trial team, the center has a strong and long-standing track record in trials on acute stroke and stroke prevention, as well as on cerebral small-vessel disease and intracerebral henorrhage.

Cologne

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University Hospital Cologne

The University Hospital in Cologne is one of the largest multidisciplinary medical centers in Germany and Europe. It features 59 specialized centers, departments, and subdivisions that cover all currently existing areas of medicine. The Department of Neurology fulfills top university tasks in patient care, academic teaching, and science. Neurovascular diseases are top ranking and treatment benefits from the own neurological intensive care unit, a certified stroke unit for specialized care, and a ward dedicated to early-phase neurologic rehabilitation.

The neurovascular board ensures optimizing interactions between neurology, neuroradiology, neurosurgery, and vascular surgery, in a multidisciplinary setting. The University Hospital Cologne leads the Neurovascular network of the Cologne region covering the supply of more than 2 million residents.

Dresden

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University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus at the TU Dresden
The University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus was repeatedly ranked as one of Germany’s best hospitals. The Neuro-Departments run the Neurovascular Network (SOS-NET) which provides care for patients with strokes and other neurovascular diseases in eastern Saxony and southern Brandenburg. The SOS-NET includes nine cooperating hospitals with certified stroke units, with the Dresden Neurovascular Center (DNVC) at the University Hospital Dresden acting as coordinating center. Thirteen additional hospitals are linked to the DNVC for remote consultations using webcams and providing image assessments (CT, MRI) of acutely ill patients (the SOS-TeleNET clinics in the SOS-NET). This strong local and regional cooperative network, fully certified, makes the DNVC a valuable partner in large clinical trials and registries.

Erlangen

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Department of Neurology, Universitätsklinikum Erlangen
The Department of Neurology at the Universitätsklinikum Erlangen (Head: Prof. Dr. Dr. h. c. S. Schwab) was ranked among the World´s Best Specialized Hospitals in the Newsweek Global Ranking 2023. It includes a Stroke Unit with 14 beds and a dedicated Neurointensive Care Unit with 12 beds. Annually more than 1400 acute stroke patients receive inpatient treatment and more than 300 patients are treated with intravenous thrombolysis. The Department of Neurology is the coordinating center for the Stroke Network “STENO”, which includes 23 Hospitals in the Region of Northern Bavaria with more than 3.5 million inhabitants. The Neuovascular trials section has a long-standing experience in the conduct and coordination of clinical trials on both, acute stroke care as well as secondary prevention. Patient inclusion is offered 24/7.

Essen

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Alfried Krupp Hospital

For decades, the Alfried Krupp Hospital in  Essen has been a leading German neurovascular center for interventional acute stroke treatment as well as the multidisciplinary diagnosis and therapy of rare neurovascular disorders. The Departments of Neurology, Neuroradiology  and Neurosurgery jointly run an 18-bed stroke and intermediate care neurovascular unit. The Department of Neurology coordinates the certified neurovascular network Ruhr Südwest. A stroke trial team including 4 study coordinators has extensive experience in running clinical trials for acute stroke treatment and stroke prevention. We coordinate multicenter randomized international stroke trials such as PRESTIGE-AF and ODEA-TIA and have provided national leadership in several international industry-sponsored trials.

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University Hospital Essen

University Hospital Essen is a major provider for first-rate medical services in the Ruhr metropolitan area. Scientific research tightly interacts with medical practice, directly benefitting patients. With its many top modern departments and interdisciplinary centers, nearly three miles of roads, and 54 acres of land, the University Hospital is almost like a small city within the city. It is one of the biggest employers of the region: more than 10,000 people work here in many different professions.

The Department of Neurology at the University Hospital Essen combines clinical skills with modern diagnostic and treatment options and innovative clinical or pre-clinical research. The clinic has 79 beds including a 22 bed stroke unit and a section for neurologic intensive care. Together with the Departments of Neuroradiology and Neurosurgery all neurovascular diseases are treated at the highest level. The Department of Neurology is experienced in coordinating and conducting all phases of clinical stroke trials.

Frankfurt

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University Hospital of the Goethe University
University Hospital Frankfurt includes 24 departments with a medical staff of about 4,000 employees to ensure the most modern standards of medicine. The stroke unit cares for more than 1000 acute stroke patients annually. An interdisciplinary team of neurologists, neuroradiologists, neurosurgeons, anesthesiologists, specialized nurses, and radiology technicians operate day and night 24/7/365 at the highest level. The stroke unit is part of the Interdisciplinary Neurovascular Network (INVN) Rhein-Main that guarantees that every stroke patient in the Rhine-Main metropolis receives the best possible stroke therapy. The team participated in some of the most important stroke studies.
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Klinikum Frankfurt Höchst GmbH

With nearly 800 beds and about 1,600 employees, Klinikum Frankfurt Höchst GmbH is one of the largest hospitals in Frankfurt am Main. Our department of Neurology keeps a stroke-unit with 14 beds, and as a qualified thrombectomy center, we work in close cooperation with the departments of neuroradiology, neurosurgery and cardiology. Another focus is neurointensive medicine. We have an experienced and constant study team. We participate in non-interventional and interventional studies of acute stroke, intracerebral hemorrhage, and secondary prevention of stroke.

Giessen

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University Hospital Giessen
The University Hospital is the teaching hospital of the Justus-Liebig-University Giessen. The Department of Neurology has a particular clinical focus and scientific interest in neurovascular and neurocritical care.
Together with the Departments of Neurosurgery and Neuroradiology our neurovascular center runs 30 monitored stroke-unit and intermediate care beds as well as a 30-beds dedicated neurocritical care unit. We offer comprehensive stroke service including state-of-the-art advanced diagnostics, all therapeutic interventions and ICU treatment,  and our specialized trial team has a long experience in launching of and participating in clinical trials.

Göttingen

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University Medical Center Göttingen
The University Medical Center Göttingen (UMG) is one of the leading university medical facilities in Germany. The department of neurology includes a certified stroke unit with 12 beds, a post stroke unit with 10 beds and a neurological intensive care unit with another 12 beds. Experimental and clinical stroke research is one of the major research fields in the department with the conduction of multiple single- and multicenter studies as well as close cooperations with other departments and institutes including interdisciplinary cutting-edge research on heart brain interactions in the recently opened Heart & Brain-Center Göttingen.

Greifswald

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University Medicine Greifswald
As a maximum care clinic, the Neurological University Hospital Greifswald cares for patients with all diseases of the peripheral and central nervous system. The focus of health care and research is on vascular diseases with a supra-regional, certified stroke unit, the epilepsy center including video-EEG monitoring and invasive epilepsy diagnostics, the MS Center Western Pomerania, the Muscle Center Western Pomerania and the movement disorders area including the possibility of deep brain stimulation.
Acute care for our stroke patients is provided by our department 24/7 in the accident and emergency department, on our certified stroke unit with 10 beds, as well as on two intensive care units led by the Department of Internal Medicine, and Anaesthesiology. We work closely together with the Department of Radiology, that provides all imaging techinques that are necessary to diagnose and treat acute vascular diseases around the clock, i.e. CT, MRI, and angiography. This includes therapeutic procedures like endovascular thrombectomy by experienced neuroradiologists.
Further, there are close collaborations with the Departments for Neurosurgery, Vascular Surgery, Psychiatry and Neuropediatrics, the Institute for Neuropathology and Human Genetics, and a large Hospital for Neurorehabilitation in Greifswald.

Günzburg

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Bezirkskrankenhaus Günzburg
BKH Günzburg is part of the Bezirkskliniken Schwaben, a consortium of psychiatric, neurological and neurosurgical hospitals with 13 locations in Schwaben, a region in Bavaria. Over 5000 employees are currently seeking to improve the health and welfare of their patients. The Department of Neurology runs a 8 bed Stroke Unit, certified as überregional by the German Stroke Society. We have a dedicated Stroke trial team with a wide experience in acute stroke trials as well as trials in stroke prevention, both investigator-driven or by industrial research partners.

Hamburg

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Albertinen Krankenhaus
Albertinen Krankenhaus is the largest non-denominational christian fellowship hospital in Hamburg with 770 beds in 13 departments ranging from geriatry to cardio surgery. In the Department of Neurology we run a stroke unit with 10 beds and treat about 800 patients suffering from a stroke each year. We have long-standing track-record in participating in trials of acute stroke treatment as well as stroke rehabilitation and prevention. Recently we are taking part in the StroCare and findAF2 trials.
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Asklepios Klinik Hamburg Altona

The Asklepios Clinic in Hamburg Altona is a tertiary hospital with a focus on neurovascular medicine. Altona is the coordinating Stroke Center for the Neurovascular Network Cooperation Nordelbe (NVN Nordelbe). The NVN Nordelbe encloses 9 hospitals aiming to optimize the stroke service in Hamburg City extending 100 km towards the South. The Asklepios Clinic Altona with the Departments of Neurology, Neuroradiology and Neurosurgery takes care for the management of aneurysms, angiomas and intracerebral bleedings in a large region in Northern Germany. The Department of Neurology in Altona runs a stroke-unit with 14 beds and 6 intermediate care beds. Altona participates in clinical stroke trials and the Neuro-departments were national principal investigator in various RCTs.

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University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf

UKE is one of Europe´s most modern clinics with about 14,900 employees and plays a leading role in stroke treatment and research in Germany. The Department of Neurology runs a stroke-unit with 16 beds, and together with the Departments of Neuroradiology and Neurosurgery takes care of patients with cerebrovascular disease at the highest level. A stroke trial team is available to include patients in clinical trials 24/7.

We have long-standing track-record in participating in trials of acute stroke treatment as well as stroke rehabilitation and prevention. We have also experience in coordinating large investigator-initiated trials of stroke treatment, such as WAKE-UP and TENSION.

Heidelberg

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Heidelberg University Hospital

More than six hundred years ago, the first German university was founded in Heidelberg. As one of Europe’s largest and most modern medical centers, Heidelberg University Hospital’s 43 specialist departments offer medical care of the highest international standards in all areas of specialty with a focus on oncology care and on other diseases that require complex treatments. Heidelberg University Hospital’s active collaboration with national research facilities attracts patients from many countries worldwide. The Heidelberg Stroke Unit is one of the largest facilities for the acute treatment of stroke patients in Europe. A specialized treatment team of caregivers, physiotherapists, speech therapists, occupational therapists, social workers, and doctors ensures that diagnostic procedures, continuous monitoring, and therapies correspond to the latest scientific standards. The Neuroradiology Department located in the same building provides 24-hour access to the latest in diagnostic procedures, including computer tomography, MRI (magnetic resonance imaging), and angiography. Our department is located in the “Kopfklinik” and works closely with the Departments of Neurooncology and Neuroradiology, as well as with the Neurosurgical Clinic; together we form the Neurocenter.

We offer

  • the best possible inpatient and outpatient treatment for individuals with neurological disorders,
  • basic and clinically oriented research at an international top level,
  • and continuous postgraduate education and training for our employees.

We have long-standing track-record in participating in trials of acute stroke treatment as well as stroke rehabilitation and prevention. We have also experience in coordinating large investigator-initiated trials of stroke treatment, such as RASUNOA, ECASS, DESTINY, SPACE, FAST, THRILL, SESAME and TENSION.

Kiel

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University Hospital Schleswig-Holstein (UKSH) Campus Kiel
The UKSH, as the largest university clinic in Germany, employs approximately 16,000 professionals. The Department of Neurology at Campus Kiel operates a 15-bed stroke unit. In collaboration with the Departments of Neuroradiology and Neurosurgery, we provide the highest level of care for patients with cerebrovascular diseases. A dedicated stroke trial team is accessible 24/7 to facilitate patient inclusion in clinical trials. We have a large history of active participation in many stroke trials and, thus, have extensive experience in conducting clinical trials related to acute stroke treatment, prevention, and rehabilitation.

Leipzig

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University of Leipzig Medical Center
Department of Neurology
The Department of Neurology at the University of Leipzig Medical Center features a certified Stroke Unit with 12 beds alongside a Neurological Intensive Care Unit comprising 11 beds. The Department offers a comprehensive care for critically ill patients with neurological conditions, especially stroke. The Department maintains close cooperations with the Departments of Neuroradiology, Neurosurgery, and Anesthesiology to provide individualized therapies 24/7, including endovascular procedures and life-saving interventions for cases involving proximal artery occlusion or extensive infarctions. Additionally, the Department possesses a trial team with long-standing experience in clinical trials, spanning the entire spectrum from acute stroke care to secondary prevention. Own initiatives revolve around advancing understanding of pathophysiology of acute stroke and recovery from stroke, addressing acute stroke care with an intensive medicine component, and providing long-term stroke aftercare. The Department holds a distinctive record in training neurologists in neurological intensive care medicine.

Ludwigshafen

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Klinikum der Stadt Ludwigshafen am Rhein gGmbH

Klinikum Ludwigshafen is the third largest hospital in the state of Rheinland-Pfalz with 3000 employees and 1010 hospital beds. The department of Neurology runs a 15 bed stroke Unit and offers in the collaboration with all associated departments all diagnostic and therapeutic procedures for patients with acute stroke and other cerebrovascular diseases. Since 2002 the department of Neurology is engaged in participating in and initiating of clinical trials for cerebrovascular diseases.

Lübeck

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University Hospital Schleswig-Holstein (UKSH), Campus Lübeck
The University Hospital Schleswig-Holstein (UKSH) with its locations in Kiel and Lübeck is one of the largest medical care centers in Europe. It serves to warrant maximum medical care in the northernmost federal state and guarantees medical-technical care at the highest level. The Department of Neurology at Lübeck treats around 1000 patients with acute stroke annually with a 10 bed stroke-unit. Of these, around 280 patients are submitted to thrombolysis and / or thrombectomy. The stroke trial team has contributed to numerous large clinical trials for acute stroke treatment as well as secondary stroke prevention and rehabilitation.

Mainz

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University Medical Center of the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz

The University Medical Center Mainz is located in the metropolitan Rhine-Main Region and operates over 1,600 hospital beds. Every year, almost 70,000 patients receive treatment on an inpatient basis, and approx. 280,000 patients visit our specialized outpatient clinics.

A certified stroke unit with 12 stroke and 6 intensive care monitoring beds is located within the clinic of neurology and 2000 patients/a with symptoms of stroke are treated. Additional 2500 patients per year are consulted by a telemedicine-network which is coordinated by the clinic of neurology.

The department of neuroradiology covers the whole spectrum of neuroradiological diagnostics and interventions including coiling of aneurysmas, either after subarachnoid haemorrhage (SAH) or discovered incidentally, arterio-venous angiomas and fistulas (AVMs and AVFs), acute brain infarctions and carotid stenoses. Being the largest neuroradiological center in Rhineland-Palatinate around 200 acute stroke treatments per year 24/7 are performed.

Together with the department of neurosurgery the clinics are integral parts of the Rhineland-Palatinate Neurovascular Network (NVN RLP).

Mannheim

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University Medical Centre Mannheim

UMM is a large university hospital where each year over 250,000 patients receive medical treatment and care. The Department of Neurology runs a 17-bed stroke unit. The department infrastructure is tailored toward the needs of stroke patients in the early phase of treatment and rehabilitation. Our wide scientific focus ranges from improving early diagnosis and therapy by implementing digital assessment tools and developing a mobile stroke unit for Mannheim to interdisciplinary research on brain-heart interactions. The biobank of the stroke center, BIOSTROKE, founded in 2019, can be employed for stroke-related research projects. We have successfully participated in numerous large clinical stroke trials and continue our engagement in this area.

Minden

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Depts of Neurology and Neurogeriatry, John Wesling University Medical Center Minden, UK RUB
JWMC Minden UK RUB is maximum health care provider and university clinic of the Ruhr University Bochum located in the district of Minden-Lübbecke Ostwestfalen-Lippe. With approximately 1500 stroke and ICH cases, a high load of nearly 300 IVT and 150 EVT cases, it is the only provider of stroke center treatment in this area. The Department of Neurology and Neurogeriatrics runs a German Stroke Society and ESO certified stroke center with 14 beds, and together with the Depts of Neuroradiology and Neurosurgery takes care of patients with cerebrovascular disease at the highest level. We have long-standing track-record in participating in trials of acute stroke treatment as well as stroke prevention.

Münster

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University Hospital Münster

UKM stands for medicine in the German hospital landscape and is one of the most successful maximum care providers nationwide. Every year we treat more than 50,000 inpatients and almost half a million outpatient contacts. Together with the Medical Faculty of University of Münster, we contribute to the training of doctors and scientists as the University Medical Centre of Münster, thereby ensuring the continuous development of health care.

The Department of Neurology runs a stroke-unit with 17 beds and a 13 bed neurological intensive care unit. The Departments of Interventional Neuroradiology, Neurosurgery and Neurology take care of patients with cerebrovascular disease at the highest level.

Munich

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LMU Klinikum – Institute for Stroke and Dementia Research (ISD)

The Institute for Stroke and Dementia Research (ISD) at LMU Klinikum strives to advance therapeutic options in stroke and dementia. It is equally committed to comprehensive patient care and research.

The focus of ISD’s research is on genetics, the identification of novel molecular targets, on cellular mechanisms, the role of the immune system in stroke, mechanisms of neuronal loss and cognitive decline, and the development of novel therapeutic strategies. It has a dedicated outpatient clinic & clinical trials unit for cerebrovascular disorders and patients with dementia. We are actively participating in many clinical trials and are experienced in coordinating multinational investigator-initiated trials.

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LMU Klinikum – Department of Neurology

The Neurology Department at LMU Klinikum is primarily responsible for stroke patients at the site. The LMU Klinikum is one of the largest and most efficient hospitals in Europe. The neurology department at the LMU Klinikum operates a stroke unit with 20 beds and a neurological intensive care unit with 12 beds. Together with our partner clinics, such as neuroradiology, neurosurgery and cardiology, we provide vascular medicine at the highest level for around 5,000 inpatients and outpatients every year. We initiate and conduct studies of all phases and have a long tradition in stroke and neuro-intensive care studies and operate our own early clinical trial unit.

Nuremberg

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University Medical Center Nuremberg; Paracelsus Medical School
Klinikum Nuremberg is a maximum medical care hospital, one of the largest municipal hospitals in Europe and since 2014 Medical Center of the Paracelsus Medical School. With its 2.200 beds and more than 8.400 employees, Klinikum Nuremberg is the biggest health service provider to 100.000 inpatients and of approximately 170.000 outpatients each year.

The Department of Neurology runs a stroke-unit with 22 beds, and provides neurovascular treatment together with the Departments of Neuroradiology and Neurosurgery at the highest level. A stroke trial team is available to include patients in clinical trials 24/7 and participates in national and international Trials for years.

Oberhausen

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AMEOS Klinikum St. Clemens Oberhausen

The established AMEOS Klinikum St. Clemens Oberhausen holds all relevant medical departments with about 1.300 employees working hand in hand for the patients well-being. The Department of Neurology plays a leading role in Oberhausen and its surroundings and runs a certified stroke-unit with eight monitored beds as well as four further beds for surveillance to guarantee the highest qualified treatment for patients with strokes or cerebral hemorrhage. A specialized stroke-team of doctors and nurses is available to include patients in clinical trials 24/7. Together with a team of trained therapists we have a long-standing track-record in participating in trials of acute stroke treatment as well as stroke rehabilitation.

Tübingen

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University Hospital Tübingen
The Center for Neurovascular Diseases Tübingen is a central pillar of the Center for Neurology at Tübingen University Hospital which comprises five neurology departments and the Hertie Institute for Clinical Brain Research and is internationally known for top level patient care, research and teaching. A multidisciplinary team of dedicated neurovascular experts takes care of our patients from the moment of emergency admission through endovascular intervention to our stroke unit (25 beds) or NICU (6+ beds). Our neurovascular trial unit has participated in over 70 phase I to IV acute to stroke prevention trials during the past decade and has been coordinating national and international multicenter trials such as ATTICUS, PROOF, and REVISION.

Ulm

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Universitätsklinikum Ulm, Klinik für Neurologie

Ulm University Hospital is the youngest of the university hospitals in Baden-Württemberg. In the 41 years of its history, it has established a firm place for itself in university patient care, research and teaching. Today, it is impossible to imagine the medical and scientific map of the region and the state without it. With 29 clinics and 16 institutes, Ulm University Hospital offers patients in the region and beyond the highest level of inpatient and outpatient medical care. Around 50,000 inpatients are treated at the University Hospital every year. In addition, there are almost 300,000 outpatient quarterly cases. More than 6,000 employees work here and at the University Hospital’s other sites to ensure that we can provide cutting-edge university medicine.

With a total of 140 specialist neurologically supervised acute beds, the Neurological University Hospital offers a differentiated treatment concept tailored to patient needs, from acute inpatient therapy to early rehabilitation phase B and follow-up treatment. There are also intensive care beds in the interdisciplinary intensive care unit, a stroke unit with 11 monitoring beds certified by the DSG and the ESO for rapid comprehensive diagnostics, therapy and intensive medical care. Together with the departments of Neuroradiology, Neurosurgery and Vascular surgery we take care of patients at the highest level. In addition, the clinic and its cerebrovascular working group has been participating in clinical trials for acute stroke treatment, stroke rehabilitation and prevention for many years.

Würzburg