Meningioma: What It Is, Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Introduction Meningioma is a type of brain tumor that arises from the meninges, the protective membranes that cover the brain and spinal cord. Although often benign, meningiomas can still cause serious health complications due to their location and size. In this article, we will explore what meningiomas are, their causes, symptoms, and treatment options. We [...]

Who is a Candidate for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery?

Neurosurgeons can access the spine with fewer incisions through minimally invasive spine surgery (MISS). It is accomplished by utilizing specialized instruments and an endoscope, a lengthy, flexible tube with a tiny camera at one end. Patients with complicated spinal problems can be treated using this endoscopic method. MISS can also treat abnormalities, spinal tumors, and [...]

What To Expect After Pituitary Tumor Surgery?

Pituitary endoscopic surgery also called transsphenoidal endoscopic surgery, is the most common procedure used to remove pituitary tumors. The pituitary gland is located at the bottom of the brain, above the inside of the nose. It is responsible for regulating most of your body's hormones and chemical messengers that travel through your blood. Endoscopic [...]

What is the Difference Between Orthopedic Spine Surgeon and a Neurosurgeon

When considering spinal surgery, it can be confusing to determine if an orthopedic spine surgeon or a neurosurgeon is better suited to perform the surgery. Most people in the healthcare industry are also confused about the difference between orthopedic spine surgeons and neurosurgeons. In reality, when it comes to performing spinal surgeries, both neurosurgeons [...]

Orthopedic Surgeon vs. Neurosurgeon for Spine Surgery

There is a lot of misunderstanding in the medical community regarding the distinction between an orthopedic surgeon and a neurosurgeon regarding spine surgery. Which is better, an orthopedic spine surgeon or a neurosurgeon? is one of the questions that patients frequently ask while considering spine surgery. The gist of the answer is that most spine [...]

How Long Does It Take For The Spine To Heal After Surgery

Neurosurgeons perform spinal surgeries, and they are performed to correct problems with the spine. Most spinal surgeries focus on resolving problems associated with the intervertebral disks. Intervertebral disks help separate adjoining vertebrae and act as shock-absorbing cushions.  After spinal surgery, following your neurosurgeon’s instructions is important, as strict adherence to instructions can improve recovery and [...]

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