Friday
Duma News

What is Neuroendoscopy?

The term endoscopy comes from endoscope, which is a flexible tube with a light and camera attached to it, typically used in gastrointestinal surgeries, and allows surgeons to view key anatomical features in real-time during surgery. Thus, neuroendoscopy is the Read more

Tuesday
Duma News

What is TomoTherapy?

Patients who have recently been diagnosed with a brain tumor will quickly discover that there are many different treatment options available for removing or shrinking tumors. Many of our patients wonder what is the best treatment option for them? There Read more

Friday
Duma News

How to Ease Trigeminal Neuralgia Pain

Trigeminal neuralgia (TN) is considered the most painful neurological disease because it causes unrelenting head and facial pain in those who suffer from it – often being described as an intense burning or stabbing pain. According to an article from Read more

Friday
Duma News

Common Uses of Gamma Knife Radiosurgery

Gamma knife surgery is an important alternative treatment option for conventional brain surgery. Since the first gamma knife radiosurgery was recorded in 1968, each year nearly 20,000 patients worldwide have been successfully treated with this innovative surgery. Gamma knife radiosurgery Read more

Monday
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Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus Treatment Options

Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (NPH), commonly known as “water on the brain,” is rare, affecting about 5 in 100,000 persons; however, for those suffering from NPH, quality-of-life can be drastically reduced. While NPH can happen because of an accident, an illness, Read more

Friday
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An Eye on Technology: Virtual Reality and Robotics

Even though the concept of virtual reality and robotics sounds more like something you’d read about in a Ray Bradbury or Orson Scott Card novel, this innovative technology is changing the approach neurosurgeons are taking to treat patients. In recent Read more

Tuesday
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What is Gamma Knife Radiosurgery?

If your doctor recently recommended gamma knife radiosurgery for the treatment of brain tumors (malignant and benign), vascular malformations, or functional brain disorders you may be wondering what gamma knife radiosurgery actually is. Is it a surgery? Does it use Read more

Thursday
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BRAIN GAMES: DO THEY REALLY WORK?

Surely you’ve seen the countless commercial products advertising brain training. They pop up everywhere making claims of science based gaming such as, “Challenge your brain with scientifically designed training” or “Improve your cognitive capacities while having fun playing”, but do Read more

Sunday
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Reasoning Behind Resolutions: Brain Strategy

We’re still relatively new in this 2014 year and there is still time to catch the coat tails of all those resolutions you set. In reality, however, the concept of the brain’s involvement in resolutions (and their perceived value) is Read more

Tuesday
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Lower Blood Sugars May Be Better for Your Brain

With the growing rates of dementia and memory loss worldwide, researchers have been focused on finding the causes of memory impairments. According to helpquide.org 26 million people across the globe have dementia, and a staggering 15 million Americans will be Read more