Cervical Disc Herniations can often improve with convalescence and tincture of time. However, when pain and weakness become intolerable, surgery is usually successful at relieving pain and improving weakness. The vast majority of patients undergo fusions to treat neck and arm pain. However, many patients with disc herniations can be treated without fusion. Discs that [...]
Spine tumors can be benign or malignant. Most malignant tumors are metastatic and spread to the spine from other primary locations such as breast, lung, prostate, melanoma, etc. Benign tumors tend to arise directly from the tissue they are attached. Fortunately, most intra-dural tumors are benign. The dura is the membrane covering the brain and [...]
This video demonstrates management of intra-operative aneurysm rupture. Technique used includes gently packing the wound, reduce brain metabolism, application of temporary artery clip.
Demonstrates interesting anatomy and method of a trans-callosal removal of a third ventricle tumor.
Discusses the anatomy of the circle of willis, the technique for middle cerebral aneurysm clipping, the use of temporary clips, cerebral metabolism.