Paediatric Neurosurgery

The paediatric neurosurgery department treats all "conventional" childhood neurosurgical diseases (with the exception of trauma cases): brain and spinal tumours, cervico-occipital junction brain malformations (Chiari malformations), hydrocephalus, craniosynostosis.

The Department of Paediatric Neurosurgery is particularly renowned for the assessment and surgical treatment of intractable epilepsy in infants and children. Epilepsy is the most common chronic neurological disease in children. The disease often has a favourable course but in some cases, seizures persist, occurring several times per month or week despite medical treatment, leading to what is known as drug-resistant or intractable/recalcitrant epilepsy. It is in cases of this type that surgery may be indicated. Specialised consultations and numerous tests are required to assess these epilepsies and define the surgical indications. The objective is to cure the epilepsy and, if possible, stop anti-epileptic medication.

Agreements signed with departments at Robert DEBRE hospital and the Institut CURIE mean that multidisciplinary paediatric care can be provided where necessary.

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The Fondation Adolphe de Rothschild Hospital, recognised as a public utility, has the French legal status of private healthcare
29 rue Manin - 75019 Paris- France / Tel. +33 (0)