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When it comes to invasive surgeries, neuromonitoring provides a safety net. It allows physicians and surgeons to see how the body instantly reacts as each part of surgery takes place. This list contains many procedures where patients can benefit from neuromonitoring.

Neurosurgery

  • Skull-based Tumor Resection
  • Epilepsy
  • Fronto-temporal Tumor Resection
  • Intracranial Aneurysm Clipping
  • Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Microvascular Cranial Nerve Decompression
  • Peripheral Nerve
  • Posterior Fossa Tumor Resection
  • Tempero-parietal Tumor Resection
  • Supratentorial Tumor Resection
  • Chiari Malformation
  • Acoustic Neuroma Resection

Orthopedic Surgery

  • Acetabular Fracture
  • Leg-Lengthening Procedure
  • External Fixation
  • Total Hip Replacement, Primary Joint Replacement with Other Risk Factors, Revision, and Reconstruction

Spine Surgery

Cervical

  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion
  • Cervical Corpectomy with Fusion and Instrumentation 
  • Posterior Cervical Decompression and Fusion
  • Odontoid Fracture
  • Laminoplasty

Thoracic

  • Anterior thoracic Interbody fusion and instrumentation 
  • Thoracic corpectomy with fusion and instrumentation 
  • Thoracic osteotomy
  • Thoracic laminectomy with or without fusion and instrumentation 
  • Spinal deformity correction 
  • Spinal cord tumor or AVM

Lumbar

  • Anterior lumbar Interbody Fusion or Disk replacement
  • Lumbar corpectomy with fusion and instrumentation 
  • Posterior Interbody Fusion – PLIF, TLIF
  • Posterior Lateral Fusion – Pedicle Screws
  • Lumbar laminectomy with fusion and instrumentation 
  • Spinal cord tumor or AVM 
  • Lateral (transpsoas) Interbody fusion – XLIF, DLIF, LLIF, etc.
  • All minimally invasive procedures

Sacral

  • Excision of tumor 
  • Myelomeningocele 
  • Release of tethered cord

Otolaryngology Surgery (ENT)

  • Acoustic Neuroma Resection
  • Facial Nerve Decompression
  • Glomus Tumor
  • Parotidectomy
  • Revision Mastoidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Tympano-Mastoidectomy

Interventional Radiology

  • Embolization of Cerebral and Spinal Aneurysms and Arteriovenous Malformations
  • Embolization of Traumatic Cavernous Sinus Fistula
  • Occlusion of Brain-Supplying Arteries
  • Percutaneous Transluminal Angioplasty
  • Spinal Angiography

Cardiothoracic/Vascular Surgery

  • Cardiopulmonary Bypass and Hypothermia
  • Correction of Coarctation
  • Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Carotid Endarterectomy

Latest News

11.20.19
Cleveland Clinic Performs Its First In Utero Fetal Surgery

Cleveland Clinic has successfully performed its first in utero fetal surgery to repair a spina bifida birth defect in a nearly 23-week-old fetus. A multispecialty team of clinicians performed the surgery in February, and the baby, a girl, was later delivered by caesarean section near full term June 3, making it northern Ohio’s first surgery of its kind. Mother and daughter are doing well.

11.19.19
Health in Focus: Pituitary Tumors

Pituitary tumors are a problem that can go undiagnosed for your entire life. In most cases they are benign, but in some rare cases, they can be malignant. Michelle met with Dr. Jay Jagannathan from Jagannathan Neurosurgery to talk about how exactly these can affect people and what to know about diagnosis. Pituitary tumors are growths of abnormal cells within the pituitary gland, which is the gland that controls hormone function.

11.18.19
TO YOUR HEALTH: Insurance companies need limits, say doctors

House solution to surprise medical bills reaches 100 co-sponsors. - The Protecting People From Surprise Medical Bills Act (H.R. 3502), by Rep. Raul Ruiz (D-CA) and Rep. Phil Roe (R-TN), now has more support than any other pending surprise bill legislation in Congress. - And groups representing hundreds of thousands of physicians, including the American College of Emergency Physicians, urged House and Senate leadership to avoid handing more power to insurance companies. Instead, consider a more balanced approach that includes independent dispute resolution. Read the letter.

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