Department of Neurosurgery

Our main focus is on:

  • Operative treatment of
  • Tumours of the central and peripheral nervous ­system (including lesions of the skull base)
  • Neurovascular diseases
  • Movement disorders (deep brain stimulation in Parkinson’s disease, tremor and dystonia)
  • Developmental congenital disorders of the brain, spinal cord and skull
  • Obstructive and non-obstructive
  • hydrocephalus
  • Degenerative and traumatic lesions of the ­cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine
  • Traumatic brain and spinal cord injury
  • Peripheral nerve lesions
  • Microneurosurgery
  • Intraoperative imaging and neuronavigation
  • (including stereotactic procedures)
  • Minimally invasive endoscopic procedures
  • Reconstructive procedures
  • Restorative neurosurgery; e.g. treatment of ­hearing loss with brain stem implants
  • Surgical treatment of pain and spasticity
  • Neurocritical care
  • Sections within the Department:
  • Paediatric Neurosurgery
  • Experimental Neurosurgery