Videos

Videos

Minimally Invasive Spine Fusion Surgery
April 15, 2014 -- Adam S. Kanter, MD, discusses the benefits of minimally invasive spine fusion surgery. Learn more>
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery for Stenosis
April 15, 2014 -- Adam S. Kanter, MD, explains how stenosis can be treated minimally invasively. Learn more>
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery for Scoliosis
April 15, 2014 -- Adam S. Kanter, MD, explains how scoliosis can be treated minimally invasively. Learn more>
Meet Heather: Brain Hemorrhage Patient
April 7, 2014 -- Heather had a brain hemorrhage so deep in her brain, surgery could have caused in permanent paralysis. UPMC's brain mapping technology helped guide the surgery successfully. Learn more>
Toni Pais Discusses Deep Brain Stimulation
March 17, 2014 -- Pittsburgh Post-Gazette video shows Parkinson's diseases patient talking about how deep brain stimulation has improved the quality of his life. Learn more>
Radiocirugía de Columna Vertebral: Una Solución Alternativa
March 15, 2014 -- El experto en radiocirugía de columna de UPMC, Peter Gerszten, MD, y la asociada médica Jessica Hockley, explican los beneficios de los tratamientos no invasivos de radiocirugía... Learn more>
Epilepsy Focus Mapping in the Pediatric Population
March 7, 2014 -- In approximately 15 percent of epilepsy cases, additional information is required beyond standard MRI and PET imaging to help identify the precise source of seizures. In these cases... Learn more>
Microvascular Decompression in the Treatment of Cranial Nerve Disorders
March 7, 2014 -- Patients with trigeminal disorders are often afflicted with neuralgia and hemifacial spasms. In the past, physicians have struggled to diagnose and treat these conditions. But... Learn more>
Surgical Treatment of Moyamoya in the Pediatric Population
March 7, 2014 -- Stephanie Greene, MD, explains how surgical intervention is the only viable treatment to effectively halt neurological decline associated with moyamoya. Learn more>
Pituitary Adenoma Tumors and the Endoscopic Endonasal Approach
February 15, 2014 -- UPMC Center for Cranial Base Surgery co-director Paul A. Gardner, MD, explains pituitary adenoma tumors and the experience his multidisciplinary team has in treating the tumor... Learn more>
Craniopharyngioma Tumors and the Endoscopic Endonasal Approach
February 15, 2014 -- UPMC Center for Cranial Base Surgery co-director Paul A. Gardner, MD, explains craniopharyngioma tumors and the experience his multidisciplinary team has in treating the... Learn more>
Chordoma Tumors and the Endoscopic Endonasal Approach
February 15, 2014 -- UPMC Center for Cranial Base Surgery co-director Paul A. Gardner, MD, explains chordoma tumors and the experience his multidisciplinary team has in treating the tumor with... Learn more>
The Ironman Triathlon: A Metaphor for Neurosurgery
January 29, 2014 -- Joseph C. Maroon, MD, talks about his experience training for the Hawaii Ironman Triathlon and how that experience relates to his experience in training to be a neurosurgeon in a... Learn more>
Gamma Knife Radiosurgery for Trigeminal Neuralgia
January 29, 2014 -- L. Dade Lunsford explains trigeminal neuralgia and the advantages of using the Gamma Knife, a non-invasive one-day procedure, for treatment. Learn more>
Gamma Knife Radiosurgery for Acoustic Neuroma
January 29, 2014 -- L. Dade Lunsford, MD, explains acoustic neuromas and the advantages of using the Gamma Knife, a non-invasive one-day procedure, for treatment. Learn more>
Glycerol Rhizotomy Treatment for Trigeminal Neuralgia
January 29, 2014 -- L. Dade Lunsford, MD, explains trigeminal neuralgia and the advantages of using glycerol rhizotomy, a rapid action procedure, for treatment. Learn more>
Spinal Surgery at UPMC Hamot
January 2, 2014 -- J. Brad Bellotte, MD, discusses the benefits of minimally invasive spinal surgery versus more traditional surgical options. Learn more>
Arteriovenous Malformations: Management and Treatment
December 6, 2013 -- Drs. Robert Friedlander, L. Dade Lunsford and Andrew Ducruet talk about treatment options for arteriovenous malformations (AVM). Learn more>
Spine Metastases: From Radiotherapy, Surgery, to Radiosurgery
October 20, 2013 -- Peter C. Gerszten, MD, talks about the issue of spinal metastases for the neurosurgeon in a presentation at the Congress of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting in San... Learn more>
Meet Brain Tumor Patient Karina Tapia
October 1, 2013 -- Mexico native and active mother of two was diagnosed with a large brain tumor that was disturbing her vision. She was treated using the endonasal endoscopic approach. Learn more>