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Skull Base Surgery
Skull Base Surgery The skull is composed of bones and cartilage that form the face and the cranium, which surrounds the...
Endoscopic Pituitary Surgery
Endoscopic Pituitary Surgery Endoscopic pituitary surgery, also called transsphenoidal endoscopic surgery, is the most ...
Electromyography (EMG)
Electromyography (EMG) (Myogram) Procedure overview What is EMG? Electromyography (EMG) measures muscle response or ele...
Electronystagmography (ENG)
Electronystagmography (ENG) (Electrooculography) Procedure overview What is electronystagmography? Electronystagmograph...
Evoked Potentials Studies
Evoked Potentials Studies (Evoked Brain Potentials, Evoked Responses, Visual Evoked Response [VER], Brainstem Auditory ...
Lumbar Puncture (LP)
Lumbar Puncture (LP) (Spinal Tap, Spinal Puncture, CSF Collection) Procedure overview What is a lumbar puncture? A lumb...
Nerve Conduction Velocity (NCV)
Nerve Conduction Velocity (NCV) (Electroneurography, EneG, Nerve Conduction Studies) Procedure overview What is nerve c...
Electroencephalogram (EEG)
Electroencephalogram (EEG) (Electroencephalography, Brain Wave Test) Procedure overview What is an EEG? An electroencep...
Sympathectomy
Sympathectomy (Endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy, ETS, thoracodorsal sympathectomy) Procedure overview Deep inside your...
Craniotomy
Craniotomy Procedure overview What is a craniotomy? A craniotomy is the surgical removal of part of the bone from the s...
Deep Brain Stimulation
Deep Brain Stimulation What is deep brain stimulation? Deep brain stimulation (DBS) is a type of therapy that uses elec...
Endovascular Neurosurgery and Interventional Neuroradiology
Endovascular Neurosurgery and Interventional Neuroradiology Neurosurgery is a branch of surgery that treats conditions ...
Cervical Disk Replacement Surgery
Cervical Disk Replacement Surgery (Artificial Cervical Disk Replacement) Procedure overview Your cervical spine is made...
Endovascular Coiling
Endovascular Coiling (Coiling, Coil Embolization, Detachable Coil Embolization, Endovascular Embolization, Intracranial...
Gamma Knife
Gamma Knife (Stereotactic radiosurgery, Gamma Knife surgery) Procedure overview What is Gamma Knife radiosurgery? Gamma...
Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy for Wound Healing
Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy for Wound Healing (Hyperbaric Medicine, Hyperbarics) Hyperbaric oxygen therapy involves expos...
X-rays of the Spine, Neck, or Back
X-rays of the Spine, Neck, or Back (Cervical, Thoracic, Lumbar, Sacral, or Coccygeal X-ray Studies) Procedure overview ...
X-rays of the Skull
X-rays of the Skull (Skull X-ray Studies) Procedure overview What are X-rays of the skull? X-rays use invisible electro...
Myelogram
Myelogram (Myelography) Procedure overview What is a myelogram? A myelogram, also known as myelography, is a diagnostic...
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) of the Spine and Brain
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) of the Spine and Brain (MRI Scan of the Spine, MRI Scan of the Brain) Procedure overvi...
Positron Emission Tomography (PET Scan)
Positron Emission Tomography (PET Scan) (PET Imaging) Procedure overview What is PET? Positron emission tomography (PET...
Computed Tomography (CT or CAT) Scan of the Spine
Computed Tomography (CT or CAT) Scan of the Spine (Spinal CT Scan, CT of the Spine or Back) Procedure overview What is ...
Computed Tomography (CT or CAT) Scan of the Brain
Computed Tomography (CT or CAT) Scan of the Brain (Head CT Scan, Intracranial CT Scan) Procedure overview What is a CT ...
Cerebral Arteriogram
Cerebral Arteriogram (Cerebral Angiography, Cerebral Angiogram) Procedure overview What is a cerebral arteriogram? An a...
Lumbar Disk Replacement
Lumbar Disk Replacement (Artificial Disk Replacement in the Lumbar Spine) Procedure overview A lumbar disk replacement ...
Carotid Artery Duplex Scan
Carotid Artery Duplex Scan (Carotid Ultrasound, Vascular Ultrasound Study, Carotid Artery Doppler Sonography) Procedure...