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Our Services


                   

 

  Services offered at the neurosurgical clinic Prof. Dr. Francisco J. de Moura Theophilo

NeuroRio Clínicas

  
          

  • Screening and diagnosis of neurosurgical diseases
  • Conservative and clinical treatments
  • Counseling aimed at disease therapy and neurosurgical brain and spinal diseases
  • Neuro-oncology diseases and monitoring of tumor
  • Traumatic spine injury
  • Traumatic brain injury

 


Neurosurgical Clinic  


 

          Intracranial Surgeries

  • Stereotactic brain biopsy (biopsy using neuronavigation sistem, in cases of tumors, for treatment planning)
  • Neuro-vascular surgery (aneurysms and arteriovenous malformations)
  • Surgery of brain tumors, cerebellopontine angle and the cerebellum
  • Surgery of the pituitary gland with access through the nose, using neuroendoscopy
  • Shunt surgery for hydrocephalus using a valve
  • Reconstructive surgery in lesions of cranial nerves and plastic repair in facial paralysis
  • Epilepsy surgery for mesial-temporal lesions
  • Neuroendoscopy with minimally invasive surgery through the nose to the base of the skull and cranial-cervical junction
  • Neuroendoscopic surgery without valve for hydrocephalus (neuroendoscopic third-ventriculostomy)

Spine Surgeries

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  • Minimally invasive surgery, microsurgery
  • Surgery for herniated disc diseases with all the modern techniques in the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine
  • Surgery for narrow spinal canal (spinal stenosis)
          
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  •                                                                                                                  Stabilization of the spine (arthrodesis), in painful and unstable segments
 
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  •                                           Surgery for correction of vertebral slip (spondylolisthesis) using spinal instrumentation (Photos above: operative sequence)
          
  • Surgery for spinal tumors including vertebral body replacement and stabilization
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  • eg. spinal meningioma                          Post-Op (Stabilization in the same surgery)


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  • Herniated disc and vertebral prosthesis in cervical spine

  • Microsurgery of the ventral cervical spine (front) and dorsal (back) using "cages" (baskets) and titanium plates. Dorsal stabilization with screws

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  • Surgeries for fractures and vertebral dislocations with ventral-dorsal instrumentation techniques

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  • Surgery at the cranio-vertebral junction

  • Surgery for spinal strengthening (vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty) in osteoporotic fractures or metastatic tumors

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          Surgery on peripheral nerves

  • Decompression of peripheral nerves eg. carpal tunnel syndrome or ulnar nerve compression syndrome (neuroendoscopy with minimally invasive surgery, discharged the same day (day-clinic)
  • Tumors of peripheral nerves
  • Reconstructive surgery of peripheral nerves

 

           Functional Neurosurgery for pain treatment

  • Therapies for pain relief in degenerative disease of the spine through facet joint denervation using radiofrequency
  • Percutaneous radiofrequency thermocoagulation for trigeminal and glossopharyngeal neuralgia
  • Percutaneous radiofrequency cordotomy for pain of neoplastic origin
  • Microsurgical neurovascular decompression (Jannetta surgery) for the trigeminal neuralgia and facial spasm
  • Radiofrequency thermocoagulation for spinal roots (rhizotomy)

         

         Pediatric Neurosurgery

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performed in our clinic

  • Shunt surgery for hydrocephalus using a valve
  • Craniosynostosis (sagittal synostosis, coronal synostosis and asymetric synostosis) cranial deformities due to congenital abnormal closure of the cranial sutures (long head, tower head and asymmetrical head shape)
    Congenital craniofacial anomalies (Crouzon, Apert and Cohen syndromes), Hypertelorism
    Congenital spinal dysraphism (myelomeningocele, Lipomeningocele, spina bifida).
  • Brain tumors of childhood

 
 
Office Hours:

9:00am -6:00pm weekdays. Appointments can be scheduled with Mrs. Renata                        
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