• neurosurgery
  • Due to Barrow Neurological Institute's high clinical volume and emphasis on resident education, the center has garnered a reputation for producing technical masters in numerous fields within neurosurgery, and has become one of the most sought after neurosurgical training programs in the world. (wikipedia.org)
  • anesthetic
  • As we become more involved in remote locations such as neuroimaging, the Interventional Radiology Suite, and non-invasive surgeries such as Gamma Knife, it is important that we maintain a thorough understanding of the procedure being performed, and the anesthetic requirements. (springer.com)
  • Controversy
  • The originator of the procedure, Portuguese neurologist António Egas Moniz, shared the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine of 1949 for the "discovery of the therapeutic value of leucotomy in certain psychoses", although the awarding of the prize has been subject to controversy. (wikipedia.org)
  • Report
  • In 2014, Doximity/U.S. News & World Report ranked the Neurosurgical Residency Program at Barrow Neurological Institute as the #2 training program in the U.S. Additionally, in 2014 Khan et al. (wikipedia.org)
  • years
  • Radiotherapy is often not pursued as a treatment because the effects of the procedure can take months or years and there is risk of damaging adjacent brain tissue. (wikipedia.org)
  • cases
  • In this article, we present 3 post-neurosurgical HSVE cases diagnosed and managed at our center, review the literature on this subject, and propose diagnostic and management recommendations. (biomedcentral.com)
  • The wall of the vein can be damaged during the procedure and, in some cases, the emboli can become dislodged and travel through the vascular system. (wikipedia.org)
  • There are 11 dedicated neurosurgical ORs, typically with 2 cases per room, averaging 18 to 20 cases per weekday and 100 cases per week. (wikipedia.org)
  • Previous figures reported to the ACGME for re-accreditation in 2007-8 academic year was a total of 6,681 cases (not including the majority of supplementary procedures). (wikipedia.org)
  • disease
  • Barrow Neurological Institute is the world's largest neurological disease treatment and research institution, and is consistently ranked as one of the best neurosurgical training centers in the United States. (wikipedia.org)
  • techniques
  • An increased understanding of the pathophysiology of these neurological diseases has been coupled with these technical improvements resulting in a significant increase in the application of restorative functional neurosurgical techniques to treat movement disorders. (frontiersin.org)
  • The Incas appear to have practiced a procedure known as trepanation since the late Stone age, a method that is compared to similar techniques used today. (wikipedia.org)
  • Among
  • The tournament, which benefits brain tumor research, is a competition among 30 teams representing the top neurosurgical institutes from across the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. (wikipedia.org)
  • world
  • The center is home to the largest neurosurgical residency program in the United States, and hundreds of neurosurgeons from around the world visit yearly to attend the Spetzler-Rhoton Skull Base Course and the Barrow Symposium. (wikipedia.org)
  • Additionally, the institution is home to a 64-bed neurosurgical ICU, the largest of its kind in the world. (wikipedia.org)