It is the branch of surgery that focuses on neurosurgical diseases that mainly affect the brain , spinal cord and peripheral nerve disorders.
Among the most frequent diseases that neurosurgery deals with are:
Injuries to intervertebral discs of the spine
Compressive injuries to the spinal cord and / or nerve roots (cervical spondylotic myelopathy, narrow lumbar canal)
Trauma to the Spine and Spinal Cord (Vertebroplasty)
Spinal Cord Tumors
Nervous System Malformations
Herniated discs (microdissectomy, laminectomy, cervical fusion, artificial disc)
Vertebral displacement (screw fusion surgery)
Peripheral nerve and plexus surgery for: compressions, trauma injuries, nerve tumors, nerve grafts.
Dr. Fidel Peña
Dr. José Antonio Prince