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*  Awake craniotomy
The procedure for deep brain stimulation placement is similar, though instead of skull being removed, a burr hole is drilled ... Awake craniotomy is a neurosurgical technique and type of craniotomy that allows a surgeon to remove a brain tumor while the ... During the procedure, the surgeon, anesthesiologist, and other surgical personnel speak to the patient, and there is a ... The patient is then positioned in a neurosurgical head restraint that holds the head completely still and given general ...
*  Ambroise Paré
He also performed many neurosurgical procedures. In 1542, during the siege of Perpignan, Paré, accompanying the French army, ... He also created and wrote, Reports in Court, a procedure on the writing of legal reports in relation to medicine. His writings ...
*  Vein of Galen aneurysmal malformations
Neurosurgical procedures to relieve hydrocephalus are important. A ventriculoperitoneal shunt may be required in some infants. ... The wall of the vein can be damaged during the procedure and, in some cases, the emboli can become dislodged and travel through ... Radiotherapy is often not pursued as a treatment because the effects of the procedure can take months or years and there is ... When none of these procedures are viable, shunting can be used to ameliorate the pressure inside the varix. Seizures usually ...
*  Aminolevulinic acid
It is used to visualise tumorous tissue in neurosurgical procedures. Studies since 2006 have shown that the intraoperative use ...
*  Lobotomy
... is a neurosurgical procedure, a form of psychosurgery. It consists of cutting or scraping away most of the connections ... In 1937, he was invited to Italy to demonstrate the procedure and for a two-week period in June of that year he visited medical ... In Romania, Ody's procedure was adopted by Dimitri Bagdasar and Constantinesco working out of the Central Hospital in Bucharest ... The duration of the illness before the procedure varied from as little as four weeks to as much as 22 years, although all but ...
*  George Washington University Hospital
Coverage for acute endovascular treatments, neurosurgical procedures, and thrombolytics is provided around the clock. Stroke ...
*  Cryptococcus
It was isolated from ventricular fluid from a patient having had a neurosurgical procedure. This species was found to be very ...
*  Timeline of psychotherapy
The former mentioned dementia and depression, while the latter gave detailed instructions for various neurosurgical procedures ... Neurosurgical Focus 23 (1), E13, p. 3. Martin-Araguz, A.; Bustamante-Martinez, C.; Fernandez-Armayor, Ajo V.; Moreno-Martinez, ...
*  Phoenix, Arizona
More operative neurosurgical procedures take place at BNI than at any other institution in the United States. With the creation ... Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center is the world's largest dedicated neurosurgical center and a leader in neurosurgical ...
*  Hallucinatory palinopsia
Palinopsia, which occurs after neurosurgical procedures or cerebrovascular accidents, has been partly attributed to focal ... after a neurosurgical procedure. This suggests that the cortical hyperactivity from each mechanism is additive. "Hallucinatory ...
*  Cortical stimulation mapping
"The effects of anaesthetic agents on cortical mapping during neurosurgical procedures involving eloquent areas of the brain". ... Due to the nature of the procedure, CSM is only utilized after noninvasive procedures have not been able to fully localize and ... For example, this procedure been successfully used to measure the speed of conduction in central motor pathways, making it a ... This procedure is considered standard for operations involving gliomas in order to reduce loss of motor function and overall ...
*  Atypical facial pain
Originally, AFP was intended to describe a group of individuals whose response to neurosurgical procedures was not typical. ... Descriptions of procedures such as removal of a portion of the affected branch of the trigeminal nerve, or direct injections of ... Sometimes the pain may be increased or simply migrate to an adjacent area following a surgical procedure. ... Eller, JL; Raslan, AM; Burchiel, KJ (May 15, 2005). "Trigeminal neuralgia: definition and classification". Neurosurgical Focus ...
*  William Bleckwenn
He continued research on narcoanalysis and the use of targeted neurosurgical procedures in the management of chronic pain. As ... In his text entitled "A Historical Dictionary of Psychiatry," Shorter states that "Some observers view Bleckwenn's procedure as ...
*  Angelo Mosso
Mosso began by recording the pulsation of the human cortex in patients with skull defects following neurosurgical procedures. ...
*  Ventriculostomy
... is a neurosurgical procedure that involves creating a hole ("stomy") within a cerebral ventricle for drainage. ... For example, a "third ventriculostomy" is a neurosurgical procedure that creates a hole in the floor of the third ventricule ...
*  S. T. Narasimhan
During the neurosurgical procedures that Balasubramaniam under took, Narasimhan assisted him in EEG service and in later ... He returned to India in 1948 and started his private practice setting up a neurosurgical nursing home and EEG laboratory and ... Narasimhan earned around ₹30 (equivalent to about ₹2,257 in 2017) for each procedure from the then Government of Madras. In ...
*  History of neurology and neurosurgery
Hua Tuo was an ancient Chinese physician and surgical pioneer who is said to have performed neurosurgical procedures. In Al- ... The Incas appear to have practiced a procedure known as trepanation since the late Stone age, a method that is compared to ... These procedures were mostly performed on combatants, with evidence from skeletal remains revealing that the earliest methods ... Physicians could use the ideas of neurology in practice only if they developed proper tools and procedures for clinical ...
*  Robert Wheeler Rand
MD were the first to introduce the surgical microscope into neurosurgical procedures. In the years that followed, the use of ... Rand also utilized cryosurgery to treat thousands of patients with tumors of the pituitary gland via a procedure termed ... Rand was assisted by physicists in creating the instrumentation for another novel procedure he called Thermomagnetic Surgery. ...
*  Roger Härtl
... vital neurosurgical equipment to Bugando Medical Center and train local surgeons to perform basic neurosurgical procedures. His ... empowering them with a high level of expertise in neurosurgical procedures. Providing the highest level of surgical training to ... Not only did they perform the first complex occipito-cervical instrumentation procedure in this part of the world, but they we ... team was able to perform the first spinal instrumentation procedures on patients with serious injuries to their spine. ...
*  Electroanalgesia
PENS used to be a term to describe a neurosurgical procedure involving implantation of temporary stimulating electrodes before ...
*  Atypical trigeminal neuralgia
... one of several neurosurgical procedures may be considered. The available procedures are believed to be less effective with type ... Among present procedures, the most effective and long lasting has been found to be microvascular decompression (MVD), which ... Surgical procedures are not indicated for atypical facial pain." The term "hypochondriasis" is closely related to "somatoform ... Choice of a surgical procedure is made by the doctor and patient in consultation, based on the patient's pain presentation and ...
*  Barrow Neurological Institute
More operative neurosurgical procedures take place at BNI than at any other institution in the United States. Under the ... These 11 dedicated neurosurgical operating rooms with ancillary staff sub-specialized only in neurosurgical care, are the most ... Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center is the world's largest dedicated neurosurgical center and a leader in neurosurgical ... Graduates from the program have gone on to chair other neurosurgical programs, head various national neurosurgical societies, ...
*  Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo
... but carry the same risk as any neurosurgical procedure. Surgery is reserved as a last resort option for severe and persistent ... It is unusual for the lateral canal to respond to the canalith repositioning procedure used for the posterior canal BPPV. ... Semont maneuver vs Epley procedure". Neurology. 63 (1): 150-2. doi:10.1212/01.WNL.0000130250.62842.C9. PMID 15249626. Hunt WT, ... Semont maneuver vs Epley procedure". Neurology. 63 (1): 150-2. doi:10.1212/01.WNL.0000130250.62842.C9. PMID 15249626. ...
*  Electrical brain stimulation
This property has been used for neurosurgical procedures in a variety of treatments, such as for Parkinson's disease, focal ... at the Montreal Neurological Institute used extensively electrical stimulation of the brain cortex in awake neurosurgical ...
*  Hemispherectomy
... is a very rare neurosurgical procedure in which a cerebral hemisphere (half of the brain) is removed, ... This procedure is used to treat a variety of seizure disorders where the source of the epilepsy is localized to a broad area of ... In this procedure, only the epileptic portions of that side of the brain are removed, as opposed to the entire hemisphere. If a ... Success of the procedure is not, however, limited to children. A study in 2007 indicated the long-term efficacy of anatomic ...
*  Cryoneurolysis
A similar procedure that uses radiofrequency energy for back pain appears to have short term benefit, but it is unclear if it ... Burnett (2004). "Pathophysiology of peripheral nerve injury: a brief review". Neurosurgical Focus. 16 (5): E1. doi:10.3171/foc. ... The procedure, which inserts a small probe to freeze the target nerve, can facilitate complete regeneration of the structure ... "The perfect Percryo probe for any procedure" (PDF). HealthTronics. Retrieved April 11, 2015. "Iovera Health - How it Works". ...
*  Epilepsy surgery
... involves a neurosurgical procedure where an area of the brain involved in seizures is either resected, ... The outcomes of the procedure are high with 67 percent seizure freedom after surgery. Engel classification Montreal procedure ... The procedure involves resecting, or cutting away, brain tissue within the region of the temporal lobe in order to remove the ... Although the procedure produces positive outcomes for patients regarding seizure control, the surgery can also produce negative ...