- Experience. Each year, Mayo Clinic specialists treat more than 500 people with this uncommon condition.
- Expertise. Mayo Clinic was among the first centers to develop a neurologic intensive care unit. Mayo specialists developed predictors of acute respiratory failure in Guillain-Barre syndrome and criteria for weaning people with the disorder from mechanical ventilation.
- Coordinated care. At Mayo, neurologists work with specialists in physical medicine and rehabilitation to help you recover from Guillain-Barre syndrome. Follow-up care can be coordinated with your local doctor.
- New ideas. Mayo Clinic researchers are working to improve diagnosis and treatment of Guillain-Barre syndrome. You have access to the expertise of Mayo's clinician-researchers.
Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., ranks No. 1 for neurology and neurosurgery in the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals rankings. Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Ariz., and Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., are ranked among the Best Hospitals for neurology and neurosurgery by U.S. News & World Report.
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