Neurological Surgery

Neurosurgery is the branch of medicine that deals with nervous system disorders—both disorders and injuries—surgically. Commonly treated brain and spinal cord conditions include brain tumors, movement disorders, hydrocephalus, and epilepsy.

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Surgery
Brain aneurysm repair
Brain aneurysm repair is surgery to correct an aneurysm. This is a weak area in a blood vessel wall that causes the vessel to bulge or balloon out and sometimes burst (rupture). It may cause: aneurysm Bleeding...

Surgery
Brain surgery
Brain surgery is an operation to treat problems in the brain and surrounding structures.

Diseases & Conditions
Brain tumor - primary - adults
A primary brain tumor is a group (mass) of abnormal cells that start in the brain.

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Special Topics
Cranial sutures
Cranial sutures are fibrous bands of tissue that connect the bones of the skull.

Surgery
Craniosynostosis repair
Craniosynostosis repair is surgery to correct a problem that causes the bones of a child's skull to grow together (fuse) too early. Craniosynostosis

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Surgery
Deep brain stimulation
Deep brain stimulation (DBS) uses a device called a neurostimulator to deliver electrical signals to the areas of the brain that control movement, pain, mood, weight, and awakening.

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Tests
Intracranial pressure monitoring
Intracranial pressure (ICP) monitoring uses a device placed inside the head. The monitor senses the pressure inside the skull and sends measurements to a recording device.

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Surgery
Meningocele repair
Meningocele repair (also known as myelomeningocele repair) is surgery to repair birth defects of the spine and spinal membranes. Meningocele and myelomeningocele are types of spina bifida. spina bifida

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Spina bifida - resources

Special Topics
Spinal injury - resources

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Surgery
Ventriculoperitoneal shunting
Ventriculoperitoneal shunting is surgery to treat excess cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) in the brain (hydrocephalus). hydrocephalus