brain surgery


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Noun1.brain surgery - any surgical procedure involving the brainbrain surgery - any surgical procedure involving the brain
psychosurgery - brain surgery on human patients intended to relieve severe and otherwise intractable mental or behavioral problems
split-brain technique - brain surgery on animals in which the corpus callosum (and sometimes the optic chiasm) is severed so that communication between the cerebral hemispheres is interrupted
surgical operation, surgical procedure, surgical process, surgery, operation - a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body; "they will schedule the operation as soon as an operating room is available"; "he died while undergoing surgery"
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Summary: Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], Jan 28 (ANI): The family of a 24-year-old man, who underwent a brain surgery at Hyderabad's Yashodha Hospital and later died, on Saturday vandalised the hospital.
Alam got so nervous on learning about the tumour that he refused to get a brain surgery done and started making frantic calls to his folks in Bangladesh.
Dubai: A 50-year-old surgical patient sang and talked to doctors all through a complicated brain surgery as doctors removed a tennis-ball sized tumour at the Thumbay Hospital in Ajman, this month.
An Indian musician who strummed a guitarduring brain surgery to treat painful muscle spasms in his hand says he hopes to release his first album next year.
ABBOTTABAD -- The Neurosurgery Department of Ayub Teaching Hospital (ATH) Abbottabad on Tuesday performed first brain surgery of four years old kid in Hazara known as Encephalocele in medical terminology.
ASSURANCES epilepsy sufferer Billy Caldwell would be treated here remain unfulfilled and now he will fly back to the US for brain surgery this weekend.
Student (with PRAS internship education (+) and without PRAS internship education (-)) referrals of patients to certain medical departments, such as eye surgery, urology, neurology, obstetrics, paediatrics, orthopaedics, dermatology, brain surgery, plastic surgery, general surgery, ear, nose, and throat, cardiovascular surgery, and physical therapy and rehabilitation, were investigated.
A TEENAGER who has been recovering from brain surgery was attacked and robbed, then thrown into a canal by three thugs in Digbeth.
com)-- Thieme is proud to launch "Principles and Practice of Keyhole Brain Surgery," by Drs.
The BrainPath technology provides atraumatic access to the brain and is helping redefine the notion of "inoperable" when it comes to brain surgery.
The company said that this is the first order for the Renaissance system since the commercial launch of the brain surgery module at the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) annual meeting in April 2014.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has sanctioned the brain module, for both spine and brain surgery, offers accurate surgical access to areas of the brain.