Neurosurgical services in Hospital Fatimah is complemented by a dedicated operating theatre suite and a neurosurgical ward with a High Dependency Unit facility. In addition to this, critical care facilities (CCU) are also available to manage acute and seriously ill patients with neurosurgical disorders.
Expertise in the following areas are available :
including management of severe and poly-traumatised / patients
facilities for multimodality monitoring (eg Intracranial Pressure (ICP))
Brain, nerve and spinal tumours
removal of superficial or deeply located tumours using computer assisted surgery / stereotactic frame
removal of haematoma either via craniotomy or minimal access / stereotactic aspiration
Degenerative spinal problems
radiculopathy or myelopathy
fusion and instrumentation
spina bifida with myelomeningocele
shunting for hydrocephalus
brain abscess (stereotactic aspiration or craniotomy)
Endoscopic and computer assisted surgery
for intraventricular tumours, pituitary tumours, large / complex brain tumours and haemorrhagic strokes.