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Neurological Surgery

Neurological Surgery

What is neurological surgery?

Neurological surgery, also called neurosurgery, is the branch of medicine that provides both operative and nonoperative management of disorders that affect the central and peripheral nervous systems, including their supportive structures and vascular supply, and the operative and nonoperative management of pain.

Neurological surgery encompasses disorders of the brain, spine, and nerves, including the following:

The surgeon who specializes in neurological surgery is called a neurosurgeon or neurological surgeon.

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Online Resources of Nervous System Disorders