Aneurysms/Vascular Malformation TreatmentBrain aneurysms (blister forming or a weakened section of the wall of an artery) and cerebral arteriovenous malformation (abnormal connections between arteries and veins) can lead to devastating hemorrhages in and around the brain. They often require complex treatment plans using multiple different modalities.
Astrocytoma and Glioblastoma TreatmentStar-shaped cells called astrocytes make up the supportive tissue of the brain. When a tumor develops from one of these cells, it is called an astrocytoma. Astrocytomas can range from low-grade, slowly-growing tumors to high-grade, rapidly-growing tumors, which are also known as glioblastomas.
Facial Pain SyndromesThese are multiple types of pain syndrome including trigeminal neuralgia that affect the face. Many are treated medically, but there are some that respond to surgical management. Microvascular decompression is the surgical treatment and involves moving an artery away from the facial nerve eliminate the cause of the pain.
Pituitary Tumor TreatmentPituitary tumors are abnormal growths on the pituitary gland. The pituitary gland is a small, pea-sized gland at the base of the brain that produces hormones and interferes with normal bodily functions or it can grow and damage the structures around it.