Neurosurgery

Neurosurgery refers to surgical treatment of the brain and central nervous system. Some 3,200 operations are performed by the Neurosurgical Clinic at the Töölö Hospital every year. The unit is one of the largest in Europe.

We offer surgical treatment and embolization of intracranial aneurysms, surgical treatment of brain tumors and vascular malformations of the brain, cerebrospinal fluid circulation disorder surgeries, surgical treatments of the central spinal canal and functional neurosurgery (deep brain stimulators), to mention only a few. We also provide pediatric neurosurgical treatments and epilepsy surgeries.

Read more about our services as follows:

  • Intracranial aneurysm surgery
  • Cerebral artery bypass surgery
  • Deep brain stimulation operation (DBS)
  • Cerebral diseases
  • Lumbar disc herniation
  • Spinal canal stenosis

We also provide other services associated with neurosurgery. More information is available at our Customer Service.

Intracranial aneurysm surgery

Aivovaltimon pullistuma eli aneurysma kehittyy yleensä valtimon haarautumiskohtaan. Pullistuman seinämä on heikko, jonka vuoksi se repeää helposti ja voi aiheuttaa aivoverenvuodon. Vajaa puolet repeämisistä johtaa kuolemaan. Read more