Würzburg Center for Neurofibromatoses (WCNF)

Programs and services

  • Diagnostics, counselling, observation and treatment
    in suspected Neurofibromatosis
  • Especially in vestibular schwannomas (acoustic
    neurinomas), meningiomas of head, orbit, spinal
    canal (Dotatate), optic glioma, cataract,
  • Therapy by an experienced multi-disciplinary
    team, high precision microsurgery supported by
    advanced surgical technology (O-Arm-neuronavigation,
    navigated ultrasound, nearfield neurophysiological
    monitoring)
  • Disturbances of musculo-skelettal system, skull
    and spine with scoliosis,
  • Tumors of face, plexus, peripheral nerves, spinal
    canal, MPNST, neurosarcoma, GIST
  • Reconstructive surgery for facial palsy, auditory
    implants (middle ear implants, cochlea implants,
    auditory brainstem implants) in hearing deficits

Cooperating institutions

  • Division of Neuroradiology
  • Department of Nuclear Medicine
  • Department of Ophthalmology
  • Department of Dermatology
  • Department of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
  • Comprehensive Cancer Center CCC Mainfranken
    & interdisciplinary oncological therapy center (IOT)
  • Department of Pediatrics
  • Department of Neurology
  • Institute of Human Genetics
  • Neurological Genetics, UKW Hamburg-Eppendorf
  • Chair of Tissue Engineering & Regenerative
    Medicine