Neurosurgery

CSF Taps, Myelograms
CSF taps allow us to analyze spinal fluid for diagnosis of various central nervous system disorders. Myelograms allow us to localize spinal cord lesions.

Laminectomy
This is a surgical procedure that relieves pressure on the spinal cord in the thoracolumbar portion of the back and allows removal of protruded disc material or tumor.

Ventral Slot
This is a surgical procedure that relieves pressure on the spinal cord in the neck and allows removal of protruded disc material or tumor.

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