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GENERAL INFORMATION

Introduction

Welcome to the website of the STEREOTACTIC AND FUNCTIONAL SUBSPECIALTY of the Section of Neurosurgery, Department of Surgery, University of Manitoba, Health Sciences Centre (HSC), Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada.

Conditions treated surgically include MOVEMENT DISORDERS, PAIN and SEIZURE DISORDERS and in certain specific cases, Psychiatric Disorders (depression and obsessive compulsive disorder).

Also, a full range of stereotactically guided procedures including biopsies, catheter placements and craniotomies with frame-based as well as frameless systems are being done.

Where applicable, all surgical procedures are carried out with state-of-the-art Neurophysiological monitoring and guidance, including Microelectrode Mapping.

The most common type of surgical treatment for Movement Disorders and difficult Pain Conditions involves NEUROMODULATION ie. Electrical stimulation.

The content of this website is not intended to provide medical advice. The sole purpose is to provide information about the surgical procedures that are currently available at the HSC. All patients must seek the advice of qualified physicians prior to considering any of the outlined surgeries.


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