What is Neurosurgery?


It is the medical specialty concerned with prevention, diagnosis and surgical treatment of disorders which affect any portion of the nervous system including Brain, Spinal cord, peripheral nerves and cerebrovascular system. It includes both children and adult patients.

Conditions Treated By Neurosurgeon

Conditions which treated by neurosurgeons are Meningitis, spinal disc herniation, Cervical and Lumbar spinal stenosis, Hydrocephalus, Head trauma, spinal cord trauma, Intra cerebral hemorrhage, Drug resistant epilepsy, Parkinson's disease, Psychiatric disorders, Vascular malformation, Tumors of spine, spinal cord and peripheral nerves.

Specialized branches of neurosurgery

Branches of neurosurgery are Vascular neurosurgery, Interventional neuroradiology, Stereotactic neurosurgery, Oncological neurosurgery, Skull base surgery, Spinal neurosurgery, Peripheral nerve surgery, Pediatric neurosurgery .

Techniques for neurosurgery

  • Radiology assisted spinal surgery
  • Endoscopic surgery
  • Microsurgery
  • Open surgery