Neurosurgery

Overview

Tulasi Hospital Department of Neurosurgery deals with the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of disorders of the brain, spinal cord, peripheral nerves and the extra-cranial cerebrovascular system. Tulasi Hospital neurosurgeons treat the entire gamut of neurological disorders that require surgery. The Department performs 175 major neurological procedures every year, with a success rate of 98.5%.


A centre for advanced neurosurgery

Tulasi Hospital neurosurgery department is equipped with the latest medical innovations. Our surgeons offer surgical treatments for cancer, stroke, trauma, infection and correction of congenital defects. It is one of only a few centres in India that offers advanced treatments in functional neurosurgery conditions such as Parkinsonism and cerebral palsy, which affect the everyday life of patients.

The Department also offers 24 x 7 neurosurgical trauma care.


Sophisticated surgical equipment

The state-of-the-art dedicated neurosurgery operation theatre is equipped with the following:

  • Neurosurgical Möller-Wedel operating microscope, which magnifies vital structures within the brain and spinal cord, as well as takes recordings and photographs during the surgery.
  • Aesculap high-speed micro-drill system to cut bones
  • Aesculap motorised craniotome
  • Karl Storz neuro-endoscope
  • Micro-neurosurgical instruments for procedures on both the brain and the spine
  • Dräger system ventilators, monitors and anaesthetic equipment In-house facilities for advanced imaging, such as sophisticated CT and MRI systems, and brain angiogram are available round the clock. The unit is supported by a dedicated critical care sub-unit which is equipped with Dräger ventilators, manned by experienced anaethesists and paramedical staff.