Brain aneurysm repair
A brain aneurysm appears when part of the blood vessel weakens and pops out like
a balloon. Surgical treatment consists of repairing the blood vessel and
preventing a rupture. The most commonly used methods are endovascular
embolization and clipping.
Chronic subdural hematoma
A chronic subdural hematoma occurs during trauma that causes veins in the brain
to rupture causing blood to accumulate between the brain and the dura. Its
treatment consists of making small holes in the skull to facilitate the drainage
A lumbar puncture is a type of test done to help diagnose disorders of the
central nervous system. During the test, the neurosurgeon removes a sample of
the cerebrospinal fluid that is analyzed in a laboratory.
This surgery is done to treat vertebral compression fractures. The methods used
can be vertebroplasty or kyphoplasty; Both are intended to stabilize the spine
and relieve pain.