Neurosurgery is the area of surgical expertise that studies and treats diseases of the brain, cerebellum, spinal marrow, spinal column and nerves.
The medical and surgical treatment of congenital, tumoral, degenerative, infectious or traumatic diseases of the spinal column and spinal marrow, including spinal fusion and spinal instrumentation.
The medical and surgical treatment of cranio-cerebral and spino-medullar vascular diseases: aneurysm, vascular malformation, haemorrhages, cerebral ischemia, carotid and vertebral diseases.
Interventional endovascular neurosurgery
Endovascular therapies consisting in the introduction of coils or stents, or embolization, dilation, vascular occlusion, injection of medicaments in the case of vascular diseases such as aneurysms, tumours, arterial vasospasms, occlusive carotid and vertebral diseases, or thrombolysis in the case of strokes.
The medical and surgical treatment of any benign or malignant, primary or secondary tumoral disease of the central nervous system, including the brain, skull, spinal marrow and spinal column as well as of the peripheral nervous system. Intra-arterial, venous or interstitial drug-based chemotherapy. Treatment by means of radiosurgery or radiotherapy.
Medical and surgical treatment of any congenital or acquired disease of the central or peripheral nervous system (0 to 18 years): cranial and cerebral, medullar and spinal malformation, tumour, infection, hydrocephaly, syringomyelia, trauma.
Medical and surgical treatment of patients suffering from cranio-cerebral or spino-medullar traumas, intracranial haematomas, closed-head injuries, skull fractures, monitoring of head injuries, spinal fractures with or without damage to the spinal marrow.
Medical and surgical treatment of motor disorders, Parkinson's disease, pain, spasticity and various psychiatric disorders.
Neurosurgical treatment of epilepsy
Surgical treatment of epilepsy, including the recording of epileptogenic activity, electrode implantation and stimulation of the vagus nerve.
Peripheral nerve surgery
Medical and surgical treatment of disorders of the peripheral nerves in the brachial plexus, the lumbosacral plexus and the peripheral nerves of the upper or lower limbs: tumour, trauma, strangulation syndrome or nerve compression.