The Department of Neurosurgery has a long-standing reputation for being a national and international leader in the surgical treatment of patients with brain tumors and skull base tumors, and our neurosurgeons are known for their ability to handle the most complex cases, including skull base lesions and tumors in eloquent brain areas. We utilize the most sophisticated, state-of-the-art technologies, including frameless stereotactic systems, advanced functional mapping and neuro-navigation techniques, equipment for transnasal and transventricular endoscopic approaches.
Neuroradiology, Neuropathology, Endocrinology, Otolaryngology and Neuro-ophthalmology, to provide comprehensive care for our patients.
- Brain tumour surgery
- Hydrocephalus management by shunt or by neuro-endoscopy
- Repair of craniofacial disorders such as craniosynostosis and chiari malformation.
- Pituitary surgery by minimally invasive trans nasal surgery
- Epilepsy surgery
- Neuro-oncological procedures
- Selective posterior rhizotomy
- Skull-base surgery
- Surgical treatment of head injuries
A primary brain tumor is one that originates in the brain, and most primary brain tumors are benign. That means they aren't cancerous; benign tumors are not aggressive and normally do not spread to surrounding tissues, although they can be serious and even life-threatening.
Primary brain tumors emerge from the various cells that make up the brain and central nervous system and are named for the kind of cell in which they first form. The most common types of adult brain tumors are gliomas as in astrocytic tumors. These tumors form from astrocytes and other types of glial cells, which are cells that help keep nerves healthy.
The second most common type of adult brain tumors are meningeal tumors. These form in the meninges, the thin layer of tissue that covers the brain and spinal cord. They’re an example of benign brain tumors that can cause complications as a result of pressure.
Symptoms of a brain lesion vary depending on the type, location, and size of the lesion. Symptoms common to several types of brain lesions include the following: Headaches ,Neck pain or stiffness, Nausea, Vomiting, Lack of appetite, Vision changes, Eye pain, Changes in (mood, personality, behavior, mental ability, and concentration), Memory loss or confusion, Seizures ,Fever, and Difficulty moving.
Brain Tumors are classified by the WHO ,graded between grade 1to 4 and cancerous .They are either benign or malignant and could be metastatic.
Majority of brain tumors need surgical treatment ,some of them (malignant) need radio and chemotherapy.
We perform the surgical removal by minimally invasive technique like Endoscopy for pituitary or intraventricular tumors or by Microsurgery for massive brain tumors. We are nearly always guided by the Neuronavigation.
TOTAL RESECTION OF BRAIN TUMOR
MENINGIOMA A BENIN TUMOR
TOTAL RESECTION OF INTRAVENTRICULAR TUMOR -BRAIN
BENING CHOROID PAPILOMA