Neurology & Neurosurgery

Research and innovation from neurology and neurosurgery specialists at Vanderbilt Health

Latest in Neurology & Neurosurgery

Minimally Invasive Approach Makes Thoracic Discectomy Less Daunting

A rarely performed transforaminal procedure removes herniated discs without the collateral damage.

Cognition Also Considered in Cochlear Implant Success

Going beyond assessment of sensory capabilities helps achieve better forecasting and improves patient satisfaction.

Clinic Takes Broad View in Grappling with Long COVID

With questions still outnumbering answers, physicians in a long COVID clinic help patients caught in the pandemic kaleidoscope.

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Implant Gives Hope for Idiopathic Generalized Epilepsy

NAUTILUS study tests responsive neurostimulation device for seizure reduction.

Advanced Parametric Imaging Holds Promise for Diagnosing Neurological Diseases

Research plus first-generation advocacy earns 'Fellows' stature for imaging science professor.

Depression Persistent After ICU Delirium

Analysis tracks depression in the ICU, confirming the lingering adverse impact of delirium on mental health and cognitive function.

Dyskinetic Cerebral Palsy Patients Lack Affordable Treatment

Physicians are working to evaluate efficacy and seek FDA approval of new medication.

Potential for Patient Dissatisfaction a Top Stressor for Many MDs

Consequences of patient satisfaction ratings are impacting behavior and dampening the enthusiasm of pain interventionalists.

Reprogramming via Folate Moves Needle in Intractable Gliomas

Researchers find that treatment with folate, a methyl donor, can modify the epigenome of glioblastomas.