A neurosurgeon is a doctor who practices neurosurgery and provides diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of nervous system problems –both peripheral and central nervous systems. They provide both surgical and nonsurgical treatments for conditions affecting the structure that support your nervous systems like the skull, spinal discs, vertebrae, blood vessels, protective membranes, and soft tissues. NeurosurgeonsRead More
The Technology Behind Neurosurgery
Neurosurgery is a heavily specialized and fast-evolving medical branch that focuses on sensitive surgical treatment of brain and spine issues. Technology is always evolving in all medical sectors and neurosurgery is no different. This evolving medical technology has given birth to modern tools and instruments that help neurosurgeons achieve the impossible. Let’s discuss technological advancesRead More
Inside a Neurosurgery Operating Room
Neurosurgery is performed for various reasons, most commonly to remove tumors from the brain or spine. In a neurosurgery operating room, you’ll find some of the most cutting-edge and sophisticated equipment available in the field of medicine. Because surgery involving the nerves and neurons is very delicate and complex, neurosurgeons must be extremely careful whenRead More
Neurosurgery for Seizures: How Does It Work?
Epilepsy is a disorder marked by repeated, sudden, and uncontrolled electrical disturbances in the brain referred to as seizures—thus also called a seizure disorder. Epilepsy surgery is the umbrella term for several types of neurosurgery procedures that aim to reduce the severity and frequency of seizures in the long term, minimize risk of complications, andRead More