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Why choose a neurosurgeon?

Neurosurgeons are trained as both brain and spine surgeons. They are the only physicians who surgically treat the brain and the entire spine; including the spinal cord and nerves.

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Ventriculoperitoneal shunt for Hydrocephalus (adult)
 
  During this surgical procedure, a small drainage tube (called a shunt) is implanted to relieve the pressure of hydrocephalus. Hydrocephalus is a condition that develops when excess cerebrospinal fluid builds up within the ventricles of the brain.