At PRK Hospitals, the department of neurosurgery is assisted by the latest Neuro Radiology Services, Neuro-Intensive Care facilities and Medical and Radiation Oncology services, etc by our efficient team of Neurosurgeons. We are well equipped to treat all the neurological diseases that include stroke, headache, epilepsy, come, neuropathies, multiple sclerosis, myopathies, and many more.
Our Neurosurgery Department is equipped with full range of neurosurgery specialty services, treatment, supporting therapies, etc. Our Neurosurgeons will treat the patients with the best world class equipment.
What is Neurosurgery?
Neurosurgery or neurological surgery is a branch of medicine that is concerned with treatment and diagnosis of disorders which affect the nervous system. Our human body nervous system includes brain, spinal cord, peripheral nerves etc. When electrodes were placed on the brain and superficial tumors were removed. From ancient days to neurosurgeons are performing surgical treatments of head injuries, skull fractures, spinal injuries later there were many advanced treatments available for any diseases related to brain.
List of diagnostic tests for nervous system disorder:
Damage of nervous system is very complicated and difficult to diagnose. They’re very similar symptoms observed hence different tests are done to identify the right procedure to follow in the diagnostic process. The tests for nervous system include:
- Computed tomography scan (CT or CAT Scan)
- Electroencephalogram (EEG)
- Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
- Electro diagnostic tests, like Electromyography (EMG)
- Positron emission tomography (PET)
- Spinal tap
- Evoked Potentials
Dr. Mahipal Rathod
MBBS. MS. Mch (Neurosurgery) Consultant Neurosurgeon.