Getting Back to Life After Your Brain Tumor Surgery

Getting Back to Life After Your Brain Tumor Surgery

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Brain tumor surgery temporarily alters the course of a person’s life. Not only is it necessary to plan for the time spent at the hospital, but it’s also a good idea to plan for the time spent recovering as you start the journey to resume a normal life. Life after brain tumor surgery is different […]

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CSF Leak

CSF Leak: When It’s More Than Just Seasonal Allergies

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Some people experience allergies all year long while others only suffer during specific seasons, such as spring and early summer, a.k.a. “the pollen season.” Allergies are often accompanied by a runny nose, nasal congestion, headaches, and other symptoms. But what if these symptoms persist, even if medications are taken to relieve them? What Is A […]

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Neurosurgery for Children With Hydrocephalus

Neurosurgery for Children With Hydrocephalus

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Learning your infant or child has been diagnosed with hydrocephalus can be a very emotional and overwhelming experience. Neurosurgery offers treatments that are proven effective in the treatment of hydrocephalus, diverting the flow of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) to avoid build-up in the brain. What is Hydrocephalus Hydrocephalus is a condition in which excess CSF (cerebrospinal […]

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Microdiscectomy for Sciatica

Microdiscectomy for Sciatica

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Your doctor may have recommended you see a neurosurgeon for surgical treatment of your sciatica. Microdiscectomy is considered a reliable surgery for relief from the symptoms of sciatica. The surgical procedure involves the removal of a small part of a vertebral disc that may be compressing a nerve root. What is Sciatica Sciatica is a […]

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