Resecting a pituitary tumor
Dr. Alexander Vandergrift, a neurosurgeon at MUSC, describes removing a nonfunctioning pituitary tumor from a patient through endonasal resection using an endoscope.
Spinal Cord Repair for Myelomeningocele
Ramin M. Eskandari, M.D., walks through the spinal cord repair surgery for a patient with Myelomeningocele, starting with detethering the spinal cord and laminoplasty and ending with the resection of the epidermoid cyst.
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation
Transcranial magnetic stimulation, or TMS, is a non-invasive form of brain stimulation, which uses magnetism to cause changes in the brain. Colleen Hanlon, PhD, discusses its use in MUSC clinical trials for the treatment of addiction.
Novel Drug Therapy in Stroke Treatment
Ali Alawieh, an M.D./Ph.D candidate at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC), discusses research on a novel drug therapy that could help prevent destruction of salvageable neurons after stroke.
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Consultations in the Comfort of Home
After extensive development, the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) Skull Base Center recently launched the nation's first Skull Base Telehealth Video Consultation Service.
Predicting Epilepsy Surgery Outcomes with Deep Learning
Using deep learning, a subset of artificial intelligence involving statistical computation, MUSC Health neurologists have developed a new method that may one day help both patients with medication-refractory epilepsy and their physicians ...
Tasing Brain Tumors
A novel noninvasive therapy, tumor-treating fields (TTFields), extends survival by five months in recurrent glioblastoma disease.