Brain Cancer What you need to Know
Department of Neurosurgery
Dec 27, 2019
Neurosurgeons at Manipal Hospitals diagnose and surgically treat conditions of the brain and spine. The Department offers expertise in general neurosurgery, brain tumour surgery, complex spine disorders, stereotactic radiosurgery and vascular diseases.
One of the most experienced and comprehensive neurosurgery departments in the country, Manipal Hospitals cares for patients from all over the country. Manipal Hospitals' neurosurgeons are the top experts in the field of neuroscience in the country and the world, some of who are on the board of international neurological societies and are researchers and visiting faculty members at prestigious universities across the world. The latest state-of-the-art technology for accurate diagnosis and cutting edge surgical practices like minimally invasive surgery have made the Neurosurgery Department known all over the country.
This type of procedure is performed primarily to operate on cysts, aneurysms, tumors (cancerous and non-cancerous) and other abnormalities present on the skull base, upper vertebrae or underside of the brain. Typically, skull base & spine surgery is performed using minimally invasive methods, using an endoscope through the mouth, nose or by creating…
Spinal Tumors are uncontrolled tissue growth located in either the vertebral column or the spinal cord. The Spinal Tumors classified on basis of their location:
This is a procedure performed to correct a congenital disorder known as AVM, where there is a formation of tangled arteries and veins which can lead to seizures, internal bleeding and neurological symptoms. It is possible to have an AVM without any adverse effects, but it is considered to be better to remove the risk through surgery. AVM's can form…
Manipal Hospitals' Neurosciences department performs more than 1500 complex neurosurgery operations every year. The testament to this effort is the number of cases referred to Manipal Hospitals from all across the country and the world. Today, the Department of Neurosurgery at Manipal Hospitals is one of the leaders in neurosciences, an accomplishment made possible by the acclaimed team of neurologists and neurosurgeons, advanced diagnostic and therapeutic technologies.
Manipal Hospitals' neurosurgeons are on the leading edge of treating neurological conditions using the latest techniques and innovations and in neurosurgery, such as robotics, minimally invasive surgery, intraoperative MRI, stereotactic radiosurgery, computer-assisted brain surgery, and deep brain stimulation.
With state-of-the-art imaging facilities at Manipal Hospitals, continuous post-operative care has been the heart of every condition treated. Some of the conditions for which treatments are available are: - Brain attack or brain stroke - Cerebral palsy - Dementia - Diabetic neuropathy - Dyslexia - Dystonia - Encephalitis - Epilepsy - Essential tremors - Esthesioneuroblastoma - Facial palsy - Frontal lobe seizures - Ganglion cyst - Guillain-barre syndrome - Arteriovenous malformations of the brain - Glioma - Huntington's disease - Idiopathic hypersomnia - Insomnia - Intracranial hematoma - Meningioma - Migraine - Myoclonus - Parkinsons disease - Sciatica - Sleep apnea - Stroke or traumatic brain injury - Trigeminal neuralgia - ADHD - Alzheimer's disease - Benign peripheral nerve tumour - Brain and cerebral aneurysm - Brain tumour - Febrile seizures - Hydrocephalus - Meningitis - Multiple myelomas - Myasthenia gravis - Myelofibrosis - Neuroblastoma - Neuroleptic malignant syndrome
You will probably feel very tired for several weeks after surgery. You may also have headaches or problems concentrating. It can take 4 to 8 weeks to recover from surgery. Your cuts (incisions) may be sore for about 5 days after surgery.
Neurosurgeries are always complex and daunting, that is why Manipal Hospitals and its team of doctors' goal is to ensure patients are on the path to a quick recovery through the least invasive, most appropriate, and advanced treatment available. Contact us to know more about the different neurological surgeries and book an appointment with one of our neurosurgeons today.