Guillain-Barre syndrome care at Mayo Clinic

Your Mayo Clinic care team

Mayo Clinic doctors trained in neurology 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.

Having all this expertise in a single place means that your care is discussed among the team, test results are available quickly, appointments are scheduled in coordination and the most highly specialized experts in the world are all working together for your health.

Advanced diagnosis and treatment

Each year, Mayo Clinic specialists evaluate and treat more than 500 people with Guillain-Barre syndrome. Diagnostic tests include electromyography and nerve conduction studies. Treatment options may include plasma exchange (plasmapheresis) and immunoglobulin therapy.

Nationally recognized expertise

Según la clasificación de los mejores hospitales realizada por U.S. News & World Report, Mayo Clinic de Rochester, Minnesota, ocupa el puesto n.º 1 en neurología y neurocirugía. Según la clasificación realizada por U.S. News & World Report, Mayo Clinic de Phoenix/Scottsdale, Arizona, y Mayo Clinic de Jacksonville, Florida, ocupan los primeros puestos entre los mejores hospitales de neurología y neurocirugía.

Conocimientos y categorías

Experience

Guillain-Barre syndrome is rare, affecting one out of every 100,000 people. Mayo Clinic specialists have extensive experience with this uncommon condition, treating more than 500 people with Guillain-Barre syndrome every year.

Research leader

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.

Nationally recognized expertise

Según la clasificación de los mejores hospitales realizada por U.S. News & World Report, Mayo Clinic de Rochester, Minnesota, ocupa el puesto n.º 1 en neurología y neurocirugía. Según la clasificación realizada por U.S. News & World Report, Mayo Clinic de Phoenix/Scottsdale, Arizona, y Mayo Clinic de Jacksonville, Florida, ocupan los primeros puestos entre los mejores hospitales de neurología y neurocirugía.

Oct. 17, 2017
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