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Nervous System and Brain

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Signs and Symptoms: Neurologic Manifestations | Pain | Information Processing Disorders | Language Disorders | Learning Disorders | Perceptual Disorders

Central Nervous System: Brain Diseases | Brain Injury | Infections | Malformations | Spinal Cord Diseases | Spinal Cord Injury

Other Diseases and Disorders: Autoimmune Nervous System Diseases | Autonomic Nervous System Diseases | Cranial Nerve Disorders | Degenerative Nervous System Diseases | Dementias | Headache and Migraine | Motor Neuron Diseases | Movement Disorders | Peripheral Nerve Disorders | Sleep Disorders

Other Topics: General Nervous System and Brain | Anatomy | Diagnostic Procedures | Neural Transplantation | Surgery


Neurologic Diagnostic Procedures

Overviews
Neurological Diagnostic Tests and Procedures:NINDS
Diagnosis of Brain, Spinal Cord and Nerve Disorders:Merck Manual, Home Edition


Procedures
Cerebral Angiography:Radiological Society of North America
Computed Tomography (CT) of the Head:Radiological Society of North America
Electroencephalogram (EEG):MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia
Electromyography (EMG):MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia
Lumbar Puncture (Spinal Tap):JAMA Patient Page
MR Angiography (MRA):Radiological Society of North America
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) of the Head:Radiological Society of North America
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) of the Spine:Radiological Society of North America
Myelography:Radiological Society of North America
Positron Emission Tomograpy - Computed Tomography(PET/CT):Radiological Society of North America


Neurosurgery

Overviews
What is Neurosurgery?OHSU


Procedures
Posterior Fossa Craniotomy for Brain Tumor:Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital, Cleveland, OH [Video]
Deep Brain Stimulation:AANS
Gamma Knife Surgery:International Radiosurgery Association
Linac (Linear Accelerator) Radiosurgery and Radiation Therapy:International Radiosurgery Association
Stereotactic Radiosurgery:AANS
Fractionated Stereotactic Radiotherapy:Johns Hopkins
Other procedures, see Specific Disorders below


Index to Neurosurgery for Specific Disorders
Acoustic Neuromas
Arteriovenous Malformations
Brain and Spinal Cord Tumors
Cerebral Aneurysms
Dystonia
Epilepsy
Essential Tremor
Parkinson's Disease
Pituitary Tumors
Trigeminal Neuralgia


Neural Transplantation

American Society for Neural Therapy and Repair
The Cambridge Centre for Brain Repair:Cambridge University


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