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Conditions

Treatments

A

Acoustic neuroma Microsurgery for tumor resection
Gamma Knife® radiosurgery
Acromegaly Endoscopic Endonasal Approach (EEA)
Microsurgery for tumor resection
Gamma Knife® radiosurgery
Adenocarcinoma Endoscopic Endonasal Approach (EEA)
Neuroendoport® Surgery
Gamma Knife® radiosurgery
Adenoid cystic carcinoma Endoscopic Endonasal Approach (EEA)
Adenoma (pituitary tumor) - Pituitary Center Endoscopic Endonasal Approach (EEA)
Gamma Knife® radiosurgery
Aneurysm, cerebral (brain) Aneurysm clipping (Microsurgery)
Aneurysm coiling (Endovacular Surgery)
Angiofibroma Endoscopic Endonasal Approach (EEA)
Embolization
Angioma, cavernous Neuroendoport® Surgery
Gamma Knife® radiosurgery
Apoplexy, pituitary Endoscopic Endonasal Approach (EEA)
Arachnoid cyst Endoscopic Endonasal Approach (EEA)
Arteriovenous malformation (AVM)/fistula Gamma Knife® radiosurgery
Embolization
Microsurgery for AVM resection
Astrocytoma Neuroendoport® Surgeryt>
Gamma Knife® radiosurgery

B

Brain abscess Microsurgery for tumor resection
Brain aneurysm (cerebral aneurysm) Aneurysm clipping (Microsurgery)
Aneurysm coiling (Endovacular Surgery)
Brain metastases Endoscopic Endonasal Approach (EEA)
Neuroendoport® Surgery
Microsurgery for tumor resection
Gamma Knife® radiosurgery
Brain tumor Endoscopic Endonasal Approach (EEA)
Neuroendoport® Surgery
Microsurgery for tumor resection
Gamma Knife® radiosurgery

C

Carcinoma, adenoid cystic Endoscopic Endonasal Approach(EEA)
Carcinoma, squamous cell Endoscopic Endonasal Approach (EEA)
Neuroendoport® Surgery
Carotid stenosis Carotid angioplasty and stenting
Carotid endarterectomy
Carotid-cavernhahaous sinus fistula Embolization
Gamma Knife® radiosurgery
Cavernous angioma Neuroendoport® Surgery
Gamma Knife® radiosurgery
Cavernous carotid fistula Embolization
Gamma Knife® radiosurgery
Cavernous hemangioma Neuroendoport® Surgery
Gamma Knife® radiosurgery
Central neurocytoma Neuroendoport® Surgery
Cerebral (brain) aneurysm Aneurysm clipping (Microsurgery)
Aneurysm coiling (Endovacular Surgery)
Cerebral cavernous malformation Neuroendoport® Surgery
Gamma Knife® radiosurgery
Cerebral hemorrhage Neuroendport® Surgery
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leak Endoscopic Endonasal Approach (EEA)
Chiari malformation Microsurgery
Endoscopic Endonasal Approach (EEA)
Cholesteatoma/cholesterol granuloma  Endoscopic Endonasal Approach (EEA)
Chondroma Endoscopic Endonasal Approach (EEA)
Chondrosarcoma Endoscopic Endonasal Approach (EEA)
Chordoma Endoscopic Endonasal Approach (EEA)
Compression fracture Spinal Fusion
Vertebroplasty
Kyphoplasty
Choroid plexus tumor Neuroendoport® Surgery
Colloid cyst Neuroendoport® Surgery
Cranial nerve disorders Microvascular Decompression
Craniofacial fracture Endoscopic Endonasal Approach (EEA)
Craniofacial malformation Endoscopic Endonasal Approach (EEA)
Craniopharyngioma Endoscopic Endonasal Approach (EEA)
Gamma Knife® radiosurgery
Cushing’s disease Endoscopic Endonasal Approach (EEA)
Gamma Knife® radiosurgery
Cyst, colloid Neuroendoport® Surgery
Cyst, odontoid Endoscopic Endonasal Approach (EEA)
Cyst, Rathke cleft Endoscopic Endonasal Approach (EEA)
Cyst, synovial Endoscopic Endonasal Approach (EEA)

D

Degenerative disc disease Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Spinal Fusion
Artificial Disc Replacement
Dermoid & epidermoid tumors Endoscopic Endonasal Approach (EEA)
Neuroendoport® Surgery
Disc herniation Laminectomy
Spinal Fusion
Microdiscectomy
Dysplasia, fibrous Endoscopic Endonasal Approach (EEA)
Dystonia Deep Brain Stimulation

E

Encephalocele Endoscopic Endonasal Approach (EEA)
Ependymoma Neuroendoport® Surgery
Gamma Knife® radiosurgery
Epidermoid tumor Endoscopic Endonasal Approach (EEA)
Neuroendoport® Surgery
Epilepsy Adult epilepsy surgery
Essential tremor Deep Brain Stimulation (Asleep or Awake)
Esthesioneuroblastoma
(olfactory neuroblastoma)
Endoscopic Endonasal Approach (EEA)
Extracranial vascular disease Carotid angioplasty and stenting
Carotid endarterectomy

F

Fibrous dysplasia Endoscopic Endonasal Approach (EEA)
Fistula, carotid-cavernous sinus Embolization
Gamma Knife® radiosurgery
Fistula, cavernous carotid Embolization
Gamma Knife® radiosurgery
Fracture, compression Spinal Fusion
Vertebroplasty
Kyphoplasty
Fracture, craniofacial Endoscopic Endonasal Approach (EEA)

G

Geniculate neuralgia Microvascular Decompression
Glioblastoma multiforme Neuroendoport® Surgery
Gamma Knife® radiosurgery
Glioma Neuroendoport® Surgery
Gamma Knife® radiosurgery
Glomus tumor Endoscopic Endonasal Approach (EEA)
Gamma Knife® radiosurgery
Glossopharyngeal neuralgia Microvascular Decompression

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H

Hemangioblastoma Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Hemangioma, cavernous (brain) Neuroendoport® Surgery
Gamma Knife® radiosurgery
Hemangioma (spine) Pain Management
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Radiosurgery (Synergy S)
Hemangiopericytoma Endoscopic Endonasal Approach (EEA)
Gamma Knife® radiosurgery
Hemifacial spasm (facial twitch) Microvascular Decompression
Hemorrhage, cerebral/intracranial Neuroendoport® Surgery
Herniated disc Laminectomy
Spinal Fusion
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

I

Inflammatory pseudotumor, orbital Endoscopic Endonasal Approach (EEA)
Injury, spinal Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Intracerebral hemorrhage Neuroendoport® Surgery
Intracranial atherosclerosis Percutaneous transluminal arterial angioplasty (PTA) and stenting
Intraventricular tumor and lesions Neuroendoport® Surgery
Invasive fungal sinusitis Endoscopic Endonasal Approach (EEA)
Inverted papilloma Endoscopic Endonasal Approach (EEA)

K

Kyphosis Spinal Fusion
Vertebroplasty
Kyphoplasty

L

Lateral Femoral Cutaneous Nerve Syndrome Microvascular Decompression
Lumbar disc rupture/herniation Laminectomy
Spinal Fusion
Microdiscectomy

M

Macroadenoma Endoscopic Endonasal Approach (EEA)
Gamma Knife® radiosurgery
Malignant meningioma Endoscopic Endonasal Approach (EEA)
Neuroendoport® Surgery
Gamma Knife® radiosurgery
Meningioma (brain) Endoscopic Endonasal Approach (EEA)
Neuroendoport® Surgery
Gamma Knife® radiosurgery
Meningioma (spine) Pain Management
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Radiosurgery (Synergy S)
Meningocele Endoscopic Endonasal Approach (EEA)
Metastatic tumor (brain) Endoscopic Endonasal Approach (EEA)
Neuroendoport® Surgery
Gamma Knife® radiosurgery
Microsurgery for tumor resction
Metastatic tumor (spine) Pain Management
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Radiosurgery (Synergy S)
Microadenoma Endoscopic Endonasal Approach (EEA)
Gamma Knife® radiosurgery
Moyamoya Revascularization

N

Nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) Endoscopic Endonasal Approach (EEA)
Neuralgia, geniculate Microvascular Decompression
Neuralgia, glossopharyngeal Microvascular Decompression
Neuralgia, occipital Microsurgery
Neuralgia, trigeminal Microvascular Decompression
Neuroblastoma, olfactory Endoscopic Endonasal Approach (EEA)
Neurofibroma (brain) Endoscopic Endonasal Approach (EEA)
Neurofibroma (spine) Pain Management
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Radiosurgery (Synergy S)
Neurolemmoma (acoustic neuroma) Microsurgery for tumor resction
Gamma Knife® radiosurgery

O

Occipital neuralgia Microsurgery
Odontoid pannus Endoscopic Endonasal Approach (EEA)
Odontoid synovial cyst Endoscopic Endonasal Approach (EEA)
Olfactory neuroblastoma Endoscopic Endonasal Approach (EEA)
Oligodendroglioma Neuroendoport® Surgery
Optic nerve compression Endoscopic Endonasal Approach (EEA)
Orbital inflammatory pseudotumor Endoscopic Endonasal Approach (EEA)
Osteoma Endoscopic Endonasal Approach (EEA)
Osteoporosis Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Osteosarcoma Endoscopic Endonasal Approach (EEA)

P

Pain, back or disc Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Pain Management
Papilloma, inverted Endoscopic Endonasal Approach (EEA)
Paraganglioma (glomus tumor) Endoscopic Endonasal Approach (EEA)
Gamma Knife® radiosurgery
Parkinson's Disease Deep Brain Stimulation
Pituitary apoplexy Endoscopic Endonasal Approach (EEA)
Pituitary tumor (adenoma) Endoscopic Endonasal Approach (EEA)
Gamma Knife® radiosurgery
Pseudotumor cerebri Endoscopic Endonasal Approach (EEA)

R

Rathke cleft cyst Endoscopic Endonasal Approach (EEA)
Rhabdomyosarcoma Endoscopic Endonasal Approach (EEA)
Rheumatoid pannus Endoscopic Endonasal Approach (EEA)

S

Schwannoma (brain) Microsurgery for tumor resection
Gamma Knife® radiosurgery
Schwannoma (spine) Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Scoliosis XLIF®
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
SEGA (subependymal giant cell astrocytoma) Neuroendoport® Surgery
Sinus thrombosis Endovascular surgery
Sinus tumor Endoscopic Endonasal Approach (EEA)
Spasm, hemifacial Microvascular Decompression
Spinal compression fracture Vertebroplasty
Kyphoplasty
Spinal cord injury and spinal trauma Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Spinal stenosis Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Decompression Laminectomy
Spinal Fusion
Spinal tumors Pain Management
Tumor Resection
Radiosurgery (Synergy S)
Spondylolisthesis Decompression Laminectomy
Spinal Fusion
Squamous cell carcinoma Endoscopic Endonasal Approach (EEA)
Neuroendoport® Surgery
Stenosis, spinal Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Decompression Laminectomy
Spinal Fusion
Stroke Stoke intervention
Subependymal giant cell astrocytoma Neuroendoport® Surgery
Subependymoma Neuroendoport® Surgery
Synovial cyst, odontoid Endoscopic Endonasal Approach (EEA)

T

Trigeminal neuralgia and
atypical trigeminal neuralgia
Microvascular Decompression
Tumors, brain Endoscopic Endonasal Approach (EEA)
Neuroendoport® Surgery
Gamma Knife® radiosurgery
Microsurgery for tumor resection
Tumors, spine Pain Management
Tumor Resection
Radiosurgery (Synergy S)

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V

Vascular malformation, brain Gamma Knife® radiosurgery
Embolization
Microsurgery for AVM resection
Vascular malformation, spine Embolization
Ventricular tumors Neuroendoport® Surgery
Vestibular schwannoma Microsurgery for tumor resection
Gamma Knife® radiosurgery

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