Neurosurgery

Neurosurgery

Neurosurgery also (neurological surgery) is a medical specialty concerned with the prevention, diagnosis, surgical treatment, and rehabilitation of disorders which affect the nervous system. This system comprises the brain, spinal cord, cranial and peripheral nerves. 

MAIN DIVISIONS

·      General neurosurgery

·      Neurosurgical oncology

·      Peripheral nerve surgery

·      Pediatric neurosurgery 

·      Skull base surgery

·      Spinal surgery 

·      Functional neurosurgery

·      Neurovascular surgery 

 

WHEN DO YOU NEED TO SEE A NEUROSURGEON?

Conditions that can be treated by neurosurgeons include, but are not limited to the following:

·      Neck and back pain

·      Certain types of epilepsy

·      Certain types of movement disorders (Parkinson's disease, chorea) 

·      Hydrocephalus

·      Traumatic brain and spine injury

·      Hemorrhagic stroke

·      Intractable pain of cancer or trauma patients and cranial/peripheral nerve pain

·      Neural infections and their complications

·      Spinal disc herniation

·      Tumors of the brain and spine


UGMC NEUROSURGERY DEPARTMENT

 Head: Dr. Teddy Totimeh


 Head Nurse: Solace Nunoo 
 


Current services
-Elective and Emergency Neurosurgical Care for Adults and Children
-Weekly clinics and surgical follow-up care
-Training of doctors and nurses in the management of common neurosurgical conditions 

 Events/Activities
- Simulation and Training Sessions for Ghana Craniopagus Twin Separation Team
- First Upsurgeon Robotic Training Course for Neurosurgeons in the West African Subregion

Upcoming research projects
- Hypertensive hemorrhage

Jule in neurosurgery, the UGMC experience
- ICP determination using CT Scans, a viable alternative in the limited resource environment
 
 Opening hours: 24- hour service.  


OPD: Monday mornings (10 a.m. to 4 p.m.) 



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Kindly call the centre on +233 302 550843

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