Brain aneurysm repair
This procedure is done to restore a bulging blood vessel and minimize the risk
of a hemorrhagic stroke (brain bleed). To repair a brain aneurysm, the
neurosurgeon makes an incision on the skull and places a metal clip on the
Chronic subdural hematoma
A chronic subdural hematoma occurs when there’s a collection of blood in the
braid and the dura. Treatment involves drilling a small hole in the skull to
facilitate the drainage of blood and fluids.
Lumbar puncture or spinal tap is a type of test used to diagnose disorders of
the central nervous system like epilepsy or multiple sclerosis. During the
procedure, a small sample of the cerebrospinal fluid is extracted.
Vertebral augmentation is a series of procedures used to help relieve pain
caused by vertebral compression fractures. Vertebroplasty or kyphoplasty are the
main procedures used to stabilizes the spine.