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Functional Neurosurgery: Collaboration Is Essential

Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Seth Oliveria, MD, PhD

The Oregon Clinic Neurosurgery, together with The Providence Brain and Spine Institute, recently expanded their services to include stereotactic and functional neurosurgical procedures, which use ultra-precise techniques to surgically target abnormal physiologic processes in the brain. These techniques are currently used to treat movement disorders and epilepsy, and several new indications are under investigation including Alzheimer’s disease, depression, obsessive compulsive disorder, Tourette’s syndrome, schizophrenia and traumatic brain injury.