Neurosciences

Specialities

The Centre of Excellence in Neurosciences at Aster RV with two multi-disciplinary teams of doctors and the latest technology to provide a comprehensive array of neurosurgical services.

Department of Neurosciences is further sub-specialized focussed on Functional Neurosurgery, Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, Endovascular Neurosurgery, Paediatric Neurosurgery, Neuro-oncology, Neuro-sonology, comprehensive stroke management, Epilepsy and Movement Disorders.

Primary among the unique services at Aster RV is that of Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS). In addition, Aster RV’s neurosciences department is one of the hospitals in India to have an Intra Operative MRI Facility.

 

Key Procedures

Treatments and Procedures
  • Awake Surgery for various brain conditions to ensure minimal damage to vital centres of the brain.

  • The Glowing Brain Tumor Surgery helps to delineate brain tumours from that of normal healthy brain tissue hence ensuring a more precise and total excision of the tumour.     

  • Spine surgeries include microsurgery and minimal-access surgery for spine fractures, spinal tumours, cervical and lumbar disc replacement surgery.  MIS decompression for spinal stenosis, scoliosis and deformity correction.

  • Cranio-vertebral junction surgery for congenital and acquired abnormalities.     

  • Management of neuromuscular disorders, peripheral neuropathies, chronic pain, neuro-infections and sleep disorders.    

  • Management and treatment of stroke

  • Diagnosis and management of various seizure disorders.    

  • Neurophysiology unit: Nerve conduction study, Electromyography, Repetitive nerve stimulation study, evoked potentials (VEP, SSEP, BAER), EEG, portable     EEG and sleep lab.

  • Comprehensive neuro rehabilitation including physiotherapy and occupational therapy.

  • Management of dementia including Alzheimer's disease

  • Thrombolysis with tissue plasminogen activator (TPA)      

  • Cerebrovascular surgery for carotid endarterectomy, cerebral aneurysms and arteriovenous malformation (AVM)

  • Skull base surgery

  • Stereotactic Neurosurgery

  • Pituitary Surgery

  • Pediatric Neurosurgeries, like shunt surgery and surgery for spinal dysraphism

  • Interventional neuroradiology like coiling of an aneurysm, AVM embolization diagnostic angiograms and intraoperative angiograms

  • Neuro Trauma surgeries

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