Functional Neurosurgery is the department that evaluates and surgically treats conditions with altered central nervous system (brain and spinal cord) physiology (normal function) but the anatomy may or may not be normal.
Conditions treated by Functional Neurosurgery
Although most of the cases of epilepsy can be managed by drug therapy but some cases may need surgical intervention. The surgical procedures performed for the treatment of epilepsy include:
Movement disorders, such as Parkinson’s disease, dystonia and essential tremor that have not responded to medical management can be managed by Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS). Specific procedures performed include:
Chronic pain cases that re not relieved by conservative therapies may respond to following procedures:
Patients suffering from spasticity due to disorders like cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis, spinal cord injury or traumatic brain injury etc. may benefit by implanting intrathecal baclofen pumps.
Patients with severe and medically intractable Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and Major Depression can potentially benefit from any of the following surgery.
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Dr. Shyam Sundar K is an eminent name in the field of neurology. He is one of the best neurosurgeon in Chennai, Tamil NaduRead More
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