We added a new video to the website at Seattle Neuroscience Institute on Cerebral arteriovenous malformations: frequently asked questions click below http://seattleneurosciences.com/conditions/arteriovenous-malformation-avm/
Here is a new video explaining causes of, and treatments for Hemifacial Spasm Click Below: Click here for more information to watch video
Click Here for recent treatment recommendations for Cavernous malformations Cavernous malformations of the brain can cause bleeding and seizures and those in the brain and spinal cord can cause bleeding, mass effect and disrupt cranial nerve and spinal cord function. There is a nice review of the literature compiled with treatment recommendations. Below is functional... Read More
Click to: See article in the New England Journal of Medicine today For more information
Trigeminal Neuralgia: Comparison of Treatment Methods (click here) J Neurosurg. 2017 Feb 24:1-10. doi: 10.3171/2016.9.JNS16149. [Epub ahead of print] Prospective comparison of long-term pain relief rates after first-time microvascular decompression and stereotactic radiosurgery for trigeminal neuralgia. Wang DD1, Raygor KP1, Cage TA1, Ward MM1, Westcott S1, Barbaro NM2, Chang EF1. Author information Abstract OBJECTIVE Common... Read More
Moyamoya Disease SPECT Imaging post surgery (click here to see article) Clin Nucl Med. 2017 May;42(5):e269-e272. doi: 10.1097/RLU.0000000000001606. Brain Perfusion Before and After Surgical Treatment of Moyamoya Disease. Drouet C1, Morel O, Thines L, Porot C, Boulahdour H. Author information Abstract Moyamoya disease is characterized by bilateral progressive terminal internal carotid arteries steno-occlusion. In this... Read More
See recent article in the Journal of Neurosurgery describing effective treatments for hemifacial spasm RESULTS Regarding the retrospective analysis, 242 of 331 patients completed the questionnaire. The mean score of the 10 QOL questions improved from 22.78 (SD 9.83) to 2.17 (SD 5.75) following MVD (p < 0.001). There was significant improvement across all subscales... Read More
Structured teaching about the treatment options for unruptured cerebral aneurysms can aid in decision making about what treatments are best See abstract in the journal of neurosurgery
New research shows that treating AVM’s with Radiosurgery can reduce seizures Click here to see abstract.
Focused Ultrasound has recently been FDA approved to treat essential tremor. Click here to learn more.