NEUROPHYSIOLOGY

  • NEUROPHYSIOLOGY
    NEUROPHYSIOLOGY

Neurophysiology is a part of physiology that studies the nervous system, with physiology being the biologic science taht studies the dynamics of living organisms. In practice, the neurophysiology studies the dynamics of bioelectrical activity of the nervous system.

Clinical Neurophysiology is the medical specialty that applies the knowledge of neurophysiology to the study of diseases affecting the nervous system and sensory organs. In most hospitals it is a central service for further exploration, to support the diagnosis and monitoring for different specialties: Trauma, Rehabilitation, Rheumatology, Neurology, Pediatrics, Ophthalmology, ENT, Neurosurgery, Psychiatry, Pulmonology, and so on.

Diseases and disorders usually studied in Clinical Neurophysiology

Epilepsy
Epilepsy surgery

Muscle and endplate
Myopathies
Endplate Diseases
Diseases with muscle hyperactivity

Peripheral nerve
Mononeuropathies
Plexopathies
Polyneuropathies
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy

Radiculopathies
Cervical myelopathy

Degenerative diseases
Motor neuron disease

Movement
Parkinson’s Surgery
Muscle twitching

Sleep
Classification of Sleep Disorders
Dyssomnias
Parasomnias

Vision
Retinopathy

Hearing
Hearing loss



Policlinica Barcelona performs the following services:
Visits
Electroencephalograms (E.E.G.)
Electromyography (E.M.G.)
Overnight polysomnogram (P.S.G.N.)
TAC
Magnetic Resonance
Analytics