Neuroendoport Surgery

April 22, 2009 -- This animation illustrates the removal of a large tumor deep in the brain using the pioneering Neuroendoport(SM) technique at UPMC. The Neuroendoport is a tube the circumference of a dime that creates a pathway for the endoscopic procedure. This minimally invasive technique may be appropriate for tumors in the ventricles as well as the substance of the brain.