Neuro Oncology

It is the medical specialty concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of patients with injury to, or diseases/disorders of the brain, spinal cord and spinal column, and peripheral nerves within all parts of the body. The specialty of neurosurgical care includes both adult and pediatric patients. Dependent upon the nature of the injury or disease a neurological surgeon may provide surgical and/or non-surgical care.

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Neuro Oncology Services at Cytecare

Pediatric Neuro-Oncology
Neuro Medical Oncology
Palliative Surgeries
Comprehensive Care for Spine Tumours
Brain Tumours
Central Nervous System Lymphoma Management

PEDIATRIC NEUROLOGY

Symptoms

Symptoms due to brain tumors in children are usually due to pressure on nearby structures or blockage of normal flow of fluids through the brain. These symptoms include:

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea and Vomiting
  • Weakness or lack of co-ordination
  • Seizures and visual changes

Diagnosis

The presence of brain tumor is suspected when the child undergoes a detailed neurological examination of a doctor. This is confirmed by scanning techniques like Computed Tomography (CT Scan) And Magnetic Resonance Imaging(MRI).

Pediatric Neurosurgery Services

Hydrocephalus
Spinal Cord Malformations
Endoscopic surgery
Endoscopic Third Ventriculostomy
Spinal cord tumors
Pediatric Brain Tumors

NEUROLOGICAL REHABILITATION

Neurological Rehabilitation

Neurological rehabilitation is a program where in the doctor designs and supervises a program to deal with any issues pertaining to the nervous system, be it a disease, disorder or trauma of the same. This type of rehabilitation enhances the functioning of the individual, tapers the symptoms and the patient generally shows a marked improvement.

Conditions that can benefit from neurological rehabilitation

  • Vascular disorders, namely Hematoma, Ischemic Strokes (due to blood clots), and Hemorrhagic Strokes (as a result of bleeding inside the brain)
  • Subdural and Transient Ischemic Attacks (TIAs) Infections, such as Meningitis, Encephalitis, Polio, and Brain Abscesses Trauma, caused due to injury to the brain and spinal cord.
  • Functional disorders namely Dizziness, Seizures, Neuralgia and Headaches.
  • Neuromuscular disorders, namely Cervical Spondylosis, Bell’s palsy, Myasthenia gravis, Muscular Dystrophy, Carpal Tunnel’s Syndrome, Peripheral Neuropathy, Guillain-Barré’s Syndrome and tumors of the spinal cord and brain.
  • Degenerative disorders, namely Parkinson’s disease, Multiple Sclerosis, Huntington’s Cholera Alzheimer’s disease.

Multidisciplinary Team

Neurologist/Neurosurgeon
Orthopedic surgeon
Physiotherapist
Rehabilitation specialists
Specialty doctors in other fields
Occupational therapist
Dietitian
Speech therapist
Psychologist
Social worker
Recreational therapist
Vocational counselor
Audiologist

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Pediatric Neurosurgery focuses on the issues concerning the development and maturation of the nervous system and the disease affecting the nervous system in children.

There is a normal variation in achieving milestones in different children who are otherwise normal. Hence there is a need to detect the "abnormal from the normal" early, so that appropriate investigations can be done early for the cause and treatment/interventions can be expedited.

Developmental screening is a procedure designed to identify those children should receive more intensive assessment for detecting potential development delays

Birth defects are abnormalities of structure or function or metabolism (body chemistry) present at birth (congenital) that results in physical or mental disability.

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