Neurology and neurosurgery
Our neurologists, neuroradiologists and neurosurgeons study, diagnose, and innovatively treat through advanced technologies to improve quality of life most brain and spine conditions, disorders and injuries, including:
- Brain tumor
- Spinal care
- Neurosurgical trauma
- Spinal surgery
- Complex spinal reconstruction
A stroke, or brain attack, happens when blood flow to your brain is stopped. A stroke is an emergency situation.
The brain needs a constant supply of oxygen and nutrients in order to work well. If blood supply is stopped even for a short time, this can cause problems. Brain cells begin to die after just a few minutes without blood or oxygen.
When brain cells die, brain function is lost. You may not be able to do things that are controlled by that part of the brain. For example, a stroke may affect your ability to:
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- Think and remember
- Control your bowel and bladder
- Control your emotions
- Control other vital body functions