The acoustic neuroma, or vestibular neuroma, is a common tumor of the skull base. Through the years, many surgeons have developed different approaches to its treatment.
Strokes and ruptured aneurysms require immediate response from an experienced cerebrovascular team. Harborview based UW Medicine physicians specialize in treating these complex conditions and in performing the latest procedures when every second counts.
Neurological conditions such as ruptured arteriovenous malformations require immediate response from an experienced cerebrovascular team. Harborview based UW Medicine physicians specialize in treating these complex conditions and in performing the latest procedures when every second counts.
The neuro-oncology program of UW Medicine and the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) provides the best possible patient-focused care for patients with brain or spinal cord tumors.
Cavernous malformations are abnormally formed blood vessels in the brain or spinal cord. Blood leaking from these malformations may cause significant hemorrhage or blood loss.
Cerebral Palsy is a permanent movement disorder that appears in early childhood and is caused by brain damage during pregnancy, birth, or even after birth although this is rare.
The upper cervical spine with its two bone segments is the most complicated and vulnerable region of the human spinal column, making it a target for a number of arthritic disorders.
Chiari ("kee-are-ee") malformation is a disorder of the brain where the cerebellum is herniated through the foramen magnum and into the spinal canal.
Chordomas and chondrosarcomas are tumors that form in the bones of the midline and lateral aspects of the base of the skull, causing the bone to erode.
Concussion is another word for mild traumatic brain injury. A bump on the head, or a shaking of the head strong enough to cause what is known as whiplash, can temporarily interfere with the brain’s function.