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Neurosurgery

Multi-Specialty Surgical Hospital and Emergency Room


Most people associate neurosurgery with brain surgery, but this advanced field isn’t that limited. Whether you need preventive, medical, or surgical care for problems with your brain, spine, or peripheral nerves, it’s time to contact the board-certified neurosurgeons at Spring Hospital in Spring, Texas. With extensive training and experience, the Spring Hospital neurosurgeons have helped many patients recover and return to a rewarding and pain-free life. To learn more about the care available through neurosurgery, call the hospital today.

Spring Hospital

Multi-Specialty Surgical Hospital and Emergency Room located in Spring, TX

Neurosurgery Q & A

What is neurosurgery?

Neurosurgery is a medical specialty that treats any problem associated with the:

  • Central nervous system, including your brain and spinal cord
  • Peripheral nervous system, including sensory and motor nerves throughout your body
  • Autonomic nervous system, including nerves that control life-sustaining organs
  • Supporting structures, including the skull, vertebrae, and meninges
  • Vascular supply, including blood vessels supplying the brain and spine

Neurosurgeons also do more than perform surgery. They provide the full scope of nonoperative treatments, from preventing neurological conditions to medical treatment, critical care, and rehabilitation.

What conditions does neurosurgery treat?

The neurosurgical specialists at Spring Hospital have years of experience treating a long list of neurological conditions. These are only a few examples:

  • Brain and spine tumors
  • Cerebral aneurysms
  • Stroke
  • Epilepsy
  • Craniofacial disorders
  • Chiari malformation
  • Arteriovenous malformations
  • Facial pain
  • Pituitary tumors
  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Peripheral nerve problems
  • Spinal diseases and injuries
  • Surgical pain management
  • Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders

Spring Hospital offers neurological treatment to children and adults.

How is neurosurgery performed?

Neurosurgery requires a wide range of advanced techniques, as well as the state-of-the-art technology available at Spring Hospital.

Treatment of peripheral nerve problems may include lifestyle changes, medications, and braces or splints. Or your Spring Hospital neurosurgeon may recommend nerve stimulation or minimally invasive surgery to decompress nerves, repair spine problems, or ablate nerves.

Brain surgery can involve different techniques and procedures, including but not limited to:

Neuroendoscopy

Your physician can perform minimally invasive brain surgery using a narrow endoscope inserted through your nose, mouth, or a small incision. Neuroendoscopy is often used to remove tumors and cysts. 

Craniotomy

A craniotomy is a type of brain surgery that includes removing a piece of the skull. Your neurosurgeon may recommend a craniotomy to remove a complex tumor, treat blood clots and aneurysms, or to relieve pressure after an injury or stroke. The piece of skull is put back in place after your treatment is finished.

Stereotactic radiosurgery

Stereotactic radiosurgery is a non-surgical technique that uses a high dose of radiation to treat tumors. Numerous radiation beams precisely target the entire tumor from all sides at one time.

If you need medical or surgical care from a neurosurgeon, call the experts at Spring Hospital today. 

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