Cerebrovascular neurosurgery (CVNS) is a subspecialty of neurosurgery that deals with the medical evaluation and surgical treatment of diseases of the vasculature of the brain and spinal cord. Diseases treated and therapeutic options include:
Endovascular neurosurgeons use radiological imaging and catheter technologies to provide patients with minimally invasive treatment options for aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations, and occlusive vascular diseases. Endovascular therapy options include:
There are three treatment approaches for people diagnosed with a cerebral aneurysm:
Which treatment option is best?
There are many factors to consider, such as the size and shape of your aneurysm. Choosing a treatment option is a discussion to have with your neurosurgeon. Ask questions and discuss the benefits of each treatment option.
Moneeb Ehtesham, MD
Dr. Ehtesham’s interests include all aspects of general neurosurgical disorders, with an emphasis on cerebrovascular neurosurgery, complex spinal pathology and brain tumors. He offers exceptional care to patients throughout the region with experience and advanced training in neuro-interventional / endovascular neurosurgery.
Dr. Ehtesham formerly served as Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. He also directed Vanderbilt’s neurosurgery research laboratory and was recognized with the “Young Investigator” award from the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and the Congress of Neurological Surgeons.
Brenton Coger, MD
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