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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A STOKE City fan is asking Liverpool fans at the Britannia Stadium on Sunday to help pay tribute to his father as he recovers from life-saving brain surgery.
com)-- Thieme is proud to launch "Principles and Practice of Keyhole Brain Surgery," by Drs.
April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Bon Secours DePaul Medical Center announced today that neurosurgeons have successfully performed the region's first magnetic MRI-guided laser ablation brain surgery on a patient with a brain tumor.
The youngster, from East Kilbride, was referred to Hairmyres Hospital and within days he had emergency brain surgery.
Awake brain surgery reduces the margin of error to less than 2 per cent compared with 13-27 per cent in the conventional surgery.
Sources said the 28-year-old Bangladeshi patient had brain surgery at the hospital 15 days ago.
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.
London, Jan 18 ( ANI ): A brain surgery specialist has reportedly claimed that Formula One legend Michael Schumacher will be a completely different person than he was should he survive the severe head injuries he suffered in a skiing accident in December.
A four-year-old boy, who hit puberty shortly after celebrating his first birthday, got his childhood back, thanks to a complex brain surgery initiated by a team of doctors in Puducherry.
The five patients had procedures this summer at Cape Cod Hospital, and are believed to be at low risk because they had spinal procedures -- not brain surgery, the health department said.
LONG waits for brain surgery have been uncovered by a Huddersfield health body.
Bollywood megastar Hrithik Roshan to undergo brain surgery today afternoon, the Times of India reported.