Vagus Nerve Stimulation, or VNS, is an implantable device, much like a pacemaker, used to deliver electrical pulses from the vagal nerve to the brain. VNS commonly treats neurological conditions like epilepsy in conjunction with anti-epileptic drugs. Let’s find out how vagus nerve stimulation after unsuccessful epilepsy treatment works.
The Largest and Most Comprehensive Pediatric Neurosurgery Group in Michigan
Pediatric Neurosurgeon in Detroit, Michigan
Multiple Hospital Locations
We are one of the most prominent pediatric neurosurgical groups in the country and the largest in Michigan. Our experienced Pediatric Neurosurgeons provide neurotrauma coverage at various hospitals in the Greater Detroit area, including Children’s Hospital of Michigan, Beaumont Children’s Hospital , and St. John’s Hospital and Medical Center.
Our fundamental philosophy and goal is to provide excellent neurosurgical care to our patients as well as provide a positive experience with our practice. Our highly trained and dedicated clinical staff consisting of our neurosurgeons, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and experienced and competent support staff strive to provide exceptional customer service with open, direct and supportive interaction with the parents and families of our patients.
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Why Choose Pediatric Neurosurgery Group
At Pediatric Neurosurgery Group, we understand the anxieties and questions associated with having a child who has been diagnosed with neurosurgical disorders. By using a team approach with our clinicians along with the resources available to us, we can assist in the care and management of your child throughout the duration of their illness.
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Sometimes known as tethered spinal cord syndrome (TSCS), a tethered cord can cause complications which can affect movement and bodily functions. Breaking down the term tethered cord, “tethered” is defined as fastened or tied down and “cord” refers to our spinal cord which connects our brain and body. When this occurs and our spinal cord
We all have a clear fluid that protects and cushions our brain and spine known as cerebrospinal fluid, or CSF. This fluid is reabsorbed into the bloodstream on a daily basis, and then is replenished. Too much CSF can keep the brain from functioning properly, which describes hydrocephalus.