Programs and services

Treatment spectrum and focus of services:

  • Multidisciplinary center for diagnosis, treatment and research for the rare disease hypophos­­-
  • pha­tasia
  • Care for children and adults with hypophospha­tasia
  • Genetic testing and councelling
  • Direct application of scientific progress to medicine
  • Assistance with disease specific problems (social and professional)
  • Networking with cost units, patient support groups, researching pharmaceutical companies and experts
  • Clinical studies for the treatment of hypo­phophatasia
  • Basic and clinical research on hypophosphatasia
  • Organization of the “Netzwerks Hypophosphatasie Deutschland“ with the objective to establish national guidelines for diagnosis and treatment and to further improve patient care

Participating institutions:

  • Department of Orthopaedics König-Ludwig-Haus
  • University of Würzburg
  • Department of Pediatrics, Pediatric Rheuma­tology and Osteology
  • Department of Neurosurgery, section of Pediatric Neurosurgery
  • Institute of Human Genetics, University of
  • Würzburg
  • Institute for Periodontology
  • Department of Diagnostic and Interventional
  • Radiology, special focus Pediatric Radiology