Neurosurgery is the medical specialty concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of the entire nervous system, composed of the brain, spinal cord and spinal column, as well as the nerves that travel through all parts of the body. Our neurological surgeon may provide either surgical or non-surgical care, depending on the nature of the injury or illness.
The Neuro-Surgical unit is supported by the Radiology and Imaging department which runs day and night. Neuro-Radiology section of this department houses the 16 Slice Dual Source CT scan and 1.5 Tesla high resolution MRI scan with various options. These services are in addition to the conventional Radiology procedures performed in the Imaging Centre.
Dedicated Neuro-Operation theatre further supports the department & is equipped with Pallakad Surgicals operating table, Olympus operating microscope with display and recording facility, Image intensifier in addition to regular operative instruments.
Regular Neuro-Surgical operations involve Microsurgery for various types of brain tumors benign and malignant, Vascular lesions, congenital and degenerative disorders of Brain and Spine, Micro-discectomy for the neck and back, spinal decompression and fusion, endoscopic small case surgery.
The Neuro-Surgical unit is supported by Full Time Neurophysician
Disorders of the brain, spine and nerves commonly treated by our neurosurgeons include:
Carotid Artery Disease
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cervical Spine Disorders
Chronic Pain, Craniosynostosis
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Spina Bifida Spinal Cord Injury
Trigeminal Neuralgia and Tumors.