Brain & peripheral nerve conditions treated:
- Brain trauma
- Brain tumours
- Aneurysms and arteriovenous malformations
- Malformations such as Chiari
- Pituitary tumours
- Peripheral nerve conditions including carpal tunnel syndrome
- Pain including spinal stimulators, occipital neuralgia, trigeminal neuralgia
- Craniotomy for removal of brain tumours
- Pituitary surgery
- Stereotactic biopsy
- Colloid cyst excision
- Clipping of cerebral aneurysms
- Insertion of ventriculoperitoneal shunt
- Carpal tunnel decompression
- Ulnar nerve decompression
Pituitary tumours can be treated with medicines, surgery or radiotherapy. Most patients with a pituitary tumour that is causing symptoms will need to have surgery. For more information about pituitary surgery, click here.
- Carpal tunnel surgery
Carpal tunnel syndrome causes numbness in your thumb, index and middle fingers. A carpal tunnel release should improve your symptoms and prevent permanent nerve damage. For more information about the benefits and risks of carpal tunnel surgery, click here.
- Ulnar nerve release
Ulnar nerve compression causes numbness in your ring and little fingers. An ulnar nerve release may improve your symptoms and should prevent permanent nerve damage. For more information about the benefits and risks of ulnar nerve release surgery, click here.