Functional Neurosurgery Articles & Stories:

Stem Cell Trials Attempt to Regrow Spinal Tissue

Stem Cell Trials Attempt to Regrow Spinal Tissue A clinical trial will soon be underway that will test how embryonic stem cells affect the regrowth of spinal cord tissues after injury. A meeting of a Food and Drug Administration advisory committee discussed stem-cell research issues before giving the study the green light. The panel consiste... Read More

Glimmer of Hope for Spine-Injury Victims

Glimmer of Hope for Spine-Injury Victims It's just in rats for now, but scientists have induced spinal cord regrowth by taking tiny nerves from the rib cage, bathing them in a growth-inducing protein, and then grafting them into the area of the cut spinal cord. "By using tiny nerves from the rib cage as cables connecting the severed... Read More

What is an Aneurysm?

What is an Aneurysm? WHAT IS AN AORTIC ANEURYSM? With Dr.Sateesh Babu Vascular Associates of Westchester Read More

FDA Approves Cervical Disc Implant Treatment

FDA Approves Cervical Disc Implant Treatment The Food and Drug Administration has approved the Prestige disc implant device to treat degenerative disc disease of the cervical spine. Medtronic has created the first artificial disc for insertion into the neck to allow a larger degree of movement than the traditional spinal fusion treatmen... Read More

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