Functional Neurosurgery involves neurosurgical procedures for improving the functionality and quality of life. Patients suffering from these conditions do not any life threatening illness but the pain or disability due to seizures or reduced mobility. Various illnesses that are managed include:
1. Trigeminal neuralgia, hemifacial spasm -- microvascular decompression of the trigeminal nerve and the facial nerve.
2. Phrenic nerve stimulation for neurogenic hypoventilation.
3. Epilepsy due to tumors as DNET
, vascular lesions as cavernomas
, mesial temporal sclerosis.
4. Baclofen pump for intra-thecal administeration of Baclofen.