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Neurosurgery: Introduction

Neurosurgery is surgery of the nervous system. A neurological surgeon, or neurosurgeon, is a specialist who is trained in surgery of the nervous system, and can perform surgery on the brain, spinal cord, or other parts of the nervous system. This specialist is sometimes called a brain surgeon. The neurosurgeon also works with patients to diagnose, evaluate, and treat diseases or disorders of the nervous system, and aids in critical care of patients before, during and after surgery....more »

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Descriptions of Neurosurgery

Neurosurgery: any surgery that involves the nervous system (brain or spinal cord or peripheral nerves)
Source: WordNet 2.1

Neurosurgery : procedures performed on the nervous system, used in the treatment of disease, injuries, or deformities; includes excision of portions of the nervous system; see NTs for specifics.
Source: CRISP


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