Conditions & Treatments
Conditions & Treatments
21 Results Related to "Endovascular Brain Surgery"
Endovascular Brain Surgery
Endovascular neurosurgery is less invasive than more traditional surgical techniques.
Brain Tumors: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
A tumor in the brain can be benign (not cancer) or malignant (cancer). Symptoms vary widely depending on the part of the brain that’s involved.
Precision Medicine for Brain and Spinal Cord Tumors
Our doctors use of precision medicine to provide individualized treatment for brain and spinal cord tumors.
Functional MRI of the Brain
Functional magnetic resonance imaging is the most common type of brain imaging, lighting up parts of the brain while patients think or perform activities.
Primary Brain Tumors
A primary brain tumor is a growth that starts within the brain, including in the nerves in the brain and its covering.
Brain Tumor Treatment
Brain tumors can cause a wide range of symptoms, including memory loss, seizures and loss of motor control.
Metastatic Brain Tumors
When cancer cells from another organ spread to the brain, the result is called a metastatic brain tumor. This is the most common type of brain cancer.
Radiation Therapy for Brain Cancer
Brain cancer can be treated with targeted radiation therapy (also called radiosurgery), using Gamma Knife or conformal radiation tools.
Vascular abnormalities, such as aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations and cavernous malformation, occur when a blood vessel in the brain ruptures.
For epilepsy, new brain surgery techniques can bring relief, and often a cure, if seizures haven't been helped by medications.
Treating Pediatric Brain and Spinal Cord Tumors
Malignant pediatric brain and spinal cord tumors, including low-grade gliomas and medulloblastomas, are the second most common childhood cancer.
A meningioma is a primary brain tumor that grows along the covering the brain, called the meninges. Most are benign and slow-growing.
Epilepsy in Children and Teens
Epilepsy is characterized by two or more seizures separated by more than 24 hours. In children, it can be temporary or a lifelong condition.
Hydrocephalus is a condition in which fluid that helps cushion the brain and the spinal cord accumulates inside the skull, causing neurological problems.
Though an acoustic neuroma (a tumor on a nerve connecting the brain and ear) is usually benign, it can affect hearing and balance.
Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia (HHT)
A genetic disorder of blood vessels that affects people of all ages and backgrounds.
Stroke, a blockage of blood flow to the brain, can cause symptoms ranging from barely noticeable to disabling to death. Fast treatment is vital.