When surgery is the best approach, our patients are in good hands. Our surgeons are consistently ranked among the best in the region, and our surgical team provides the highest level of expertise in spine and neurological procedures. In fact, Greenville Memorial Hospital has been ranked among the nation’s Top 50 hospitals in both neurology/neurosurgery and orthopaedic surgery by U.S. News & World Report.
This treatment is designed to prevent seizures by sending regular, mild pulses of electrical energy to the brain via the vagus nerve. These pulses are supplied by a device that is similar to a pacemaker and are used in treatment of epilepsy and treatment-resistant depression.
This innovative procedure is a less-invasive way to treat problems affecting the blood vessels, such as an aneurysm, which is a swelling or “ballooning” of the blood vessel. The surgery involves making a small incision near each hip to access the blood vessels.
Endovascular procedures include: