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Neurosurgery

This majorly involves surgical procedures pertaining to brain and spinal cord. It may become inevitable in cases of birth defects, traumatic injury, cancer etc.

  • Meningitis and other central nervous system infections including abscess
  • Spinal disc herniation
  • Cervical spinal stenosis and Lumbar spinal stenosis
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Head trauma
  • Spinal cord trauma
  • Traumatic injuries of peripheral nerves
  • Intracerebral hemorrhage, such as subarachnoid hemorrhage, inter-departmental, and intra-cellular hemorrhages
  • Tumors of the spine, spinal cord and peripheral nerves
  • Some forms of drug-resistant epilepsy
  • Some forms of movement disorders (advanced Parkinson’s disease, chorea)
  • this involves the use of specially developed minimally invasive stereotactic techniques (functional, stereotactic neurosurgery) such as ablative surgery and deep brain stimulation surgery
  • Intractable pain of cancer or trauma patients and cranial/peripheral nerve pain
  • Some forms of intractable psychiatric disorders
  • Vascular malformations (i.e. arteriovenous malformations, venous angiomas, cavernous angiomas, capillary telangiectasias) of the brain and spinal cord