Bundeswehr Academic Hospital Berlin
Department of Neurosurgery (569835)
Specialized in: neurosurgery
About the department
The Department of Neurosurgery at the Bundeswehr Academic Hospital Berlin offers the full range of diagnostics and surgical treatment of diseases of the brain, spinal cord, spine and peripheral nerves. The department is headed by Dr. med. Peter Madjurov.
The department has an advanced medical infrastructure. It is equipped with the neuronavigation systems, 3D radiography, intraoperative Doppler ultrasound, stereotactic surgery, electrophysiology, high-precision surgical microscopes, etc. As a result, the department's specialists are able to provide patients with the optimal treatment of neurosurgical diseases in accordance with the relevant protocols of the professional medical societies.
Of particular interest to the department's neurosurgeons is the treatment of tumors of the brain and spinal cord, pituitary, degenerative and traumatic spinal lesions, including endoprosthetics of the vertebral bodies, acute injuries of the skull and spine, compression syndromes of the cranial and peripheral nerves. The department's doctors strictly adhere to the concept of the comprehensive approach to treatment, which involves the preparation for surgery, surgical intervention and postoperative medical care. Thus, the patient is in the safe hands of competent professionals and can count on the most favorable treatment outcome.
The department uses the very latest neuronavigation systems, which are the gold standard of modern neurosurgery. Magnetic resonance imaging is performed prior to a surgery in order to obtain relevant topographic data. Thus, the surgeon is guided by this data during the intervention, and he can also see in which part of the brain or spinal cord the manipulation is performed. The value of neuronavigation is that it ensures the best possible accuracy during the operation, up to millimeters. In addition, neuroendoscopy (especially in the treatment of hydrocephalus, brain tumors), stereotactic surgery, which serves for the most accurate tissue sampling for its further histological examination, magnetic hyperthermia in malignant brain tumors, minimally invasive Spineoplastie® technology for the treatment of vertebral fractures, facet joint denervation, etc. are widely used in the clinical practice.
The main clinical focuses of the department include:
- Diagnostics and surgical treatment of brain tumors
- Diagnostics and surgical treatment of spinal cord tumors
- Diagnostics and minimally invasive surgical treatment of pituitary adenoma
- Diagnostics and surgical treatment of vascular malformations (aneurysms and angiomas)
- Microsurgery for spinal disc herniation
- Endoprosthetics of the cervical and lumbar spine
- Diagnostics and surgical treatment of spinal canal stenosis
- Spinal stabilization in spondylolisthesis (sliding vertebra)
- Peripheral nerve surgery
- Sclerotherapy of small vertebral joints (facet joints)
- Treatment of chronic spinal pain (for example, in compressive radiculopathy)
- Diagnostics and treatment of traumatic brain injuries of varying severity (neurotraumatology)
- Diagnostics and treatment of spinal injuries
- Diagnostics and treatment of pathologies causing impaired cerebrospinal fluid outflow (for example, hydrocephalus)
- Diagnostics and treatment of compression syndromes of the cranial and peripheral nerves
- Other medical services
Department of Neurosurgery.
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