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University Hospital Leuven
Leuven, Belgium


Membership type : Full member
Patient age range : Children and Adults
Partner within an EpiCARE Consortium : Yes

HCP Coordinator : Lieven LAGAE

On site key treatment and care facilities
GENETIC COUNSELING
DIETARY TREATMENT PROGRAM
IMMUNOMODULATORY TREATMENT
RESECTIVE SURGERY
CORPUS CALLOSOTOMY
HEMISPHEROTOMY
THERMOCOAGULATION
LASER SURGERY
GAMMA KNIFE
EDUCATIONAL THERAPY PROGRAM
On site key diagnostic facilities
FIRST SEIZURE OUTPATIENT CLINIC
CONTINUOUS VIDEO-EEG MONITORING (> 24H)
METABOLIC SCREENING
NEUROPSYCHOLOGICAL EVALUATION CLINIC
HIGH RESOLUTION MRI (1.5 T)
HIGH RESOLUTION MRI (3 T)
MR SPECTROSCOPY
FUNCTIONAL MRI
PET
ICTAL SPECT
MAGNETOENCEPHALOGRAPHY
GENETIC SCREENING
GENETICS: GENE PANEL EPILEPSY
GENETICS: GENE PANEL LEARNING DIFFICULTIES
SPECIALIST NEUROBIOCHEMICAL LABORATORY (mass spectroscopy; other)
SPECIFIC IMMUNE ASSAY DIAGNOSTICS
CSF NEUROTRANSMITTERS
INVASIVE RECORDINGS (STEREO-EEG)
INVASIVE RECORDINGS (SUBDURAL GRIDS)
ELECTROCORTICOGRAPHY
NEUROPATHOLOGY DEPARTMENT
Contact person for adults Referral
Prof Wim VAN PAESSCHEN
Wim.vanpaesschen@uzleuven.be
0032 16 344800
Dutch, French, English
Contact person for children Referral
Prof Lieven LAGAE
Lieven.lagae@uzleuven.be
0032 16343845
Dutch, French, English
Medical teams and onsite competencies
CLINICAL EPILEPTOLOGY (Adult)
Wim VAN PAESSCHEN

CLINICAL EPILEPTOLOGY (Children)
Lieven LAGAE

NEUROPHYSIOLOGY (Video-EEG)
Evy CLEEREN

EPILEPSY NEURORADIOLOGIST
Katrien JANSEN

EPILEPSY NEUROSURGEON
Tom THEYS

INVASIVE RECORDINGS PLANNING (SEEG)
Tom THEYS

PET REPORTING (EPILEPSY SPECIALIST)
Koen VAN LAERE

DIETICIAN
Kristel VANDEKERCHOVE

EPILEPSY NURSES
Nele AERTS

CLINICAL RESEARCH ASSISTANTS
Eva GIELIS
Victoria BROUX
Annemie DEVROYE