Involves the treatment of abnormalities of blood vessels of the brain and spinal cord. Some examples are brain aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations and arteriovenous fistulas.
Involves the restoration of neurological condition and function. The treatment of chronic neurological disorders involves the use of a variety of techniques, including neuromodulation and deep brain stimulation.
A traumatic brain injury (TBI) usually results from a violent blow to the head that alters the normal function of the brain. TBI can occur when the head suddenly hits an object or when an object penetrates the skull and enters brain tissue
Is the buildup of too much cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) in the brain. CFS is normally located in the cavities of the brain called ventricles. When this fluid increases, the sizes of the ventricles increase putting pressure on the brain
There are many different types of brain tumors. Some of them are benign, and some are malignant. Brain tumors start growing in the brain (primary brain tumors); or the tumor may begin in other parts of the body and spread to the brain
Is a surgical procedure performed to restore a cranial defect after a previous surgery where a part of the skull was removed (craniectomy). A craniectomy is usually performed for several problems including traumatic brain injury
Is an operation mainly performed to treat tumors on or near the pituitary gland. The pituitary is a small gland at the base of the brain, approximately three inches behind the bridge of the nose. It produces multiple hormones
Is an anomaly in which the lower part of the brain called the cerebellum extends into the spinal canal. Normally, the cerebellar tonsils are located just above the foramen magnum
Is an uncommon neurological condition that causes sudden, severe, brief, stabbing recurrent episodes of facial pain in one or more branches of the trigeminal nerve. It is usually caused when an artery or a vein are compressing the trigeminal nerve
A spinal tumor is an abnormal growth that develops in the spinal canal or within the bones of the spine. Spinal tumors may be primary or secondary.