Videos

Videos

Arteriovenous Malformations: Management and Treatment
December 6, 2013 -- Drs. Robert Friedlander, L. Dade Lunsford and Andrew Ducruet talk about treatment options for arteriovenous malformations (AVM). Learn more>
Spine Metastases: From Radiotherapy, Surgery, to Radiosurgery
October 20, 2013 -- Peter C. Gerszten, MD, talks about the issue of spinal metastases for the neurosurgeon in a presentation at the Congress of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting in San... Learn more>
Meet Brain Tumor Patient Karina Tapia
October 1, 2013 -- Mexico native and active mother of two was diagnosed with a large brain tumor that was disturbing her vision. She was treated using the endonasal endoscopic approach. Learn more>
Brain Pacemaker
September 23, 2013 -- 'The Cure' TV segment profiles three Mark Richardson patients who underwent deep brain stimulation for Parkinson's Disease. Learn more>
SBRT in Tumours of the Spinal Column
July 30, 2013 -- Peter Gerszten, MD, talks about recent developments in radiosurgery for treatment of spinal column tumors. Learn more>
Joseph Maroon at WWE Performance Center July 2013
July 15, 2013 -- Dr. Joseph Maroon, the medical director for WWE and an instrumental player in developing the WWE Wellness Program, was a guest speaker during the grand opening of the WWE... Learn more>
Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion
July 1, 2013 -- Adam Kanter, MD, director of minimally invasive spine procedures at the University of Pittsburgh Department of Neurosurgery, narrates a lateral lumbar interbody fusion surgical... Learn more>
Hemifacial Spasm Patient Finds Relief at UPMC
June 13, 2013 -- From twitching in the bottom of her right eyelid that wouldn't go away to a health nightmare. Hemifacial spasm would essentially rob 44-year old Teri Cook from Perth, Australia, of... Learn more>
2013 Resident Graduation
June 22, 2013 -- Photos from 2013 University of Pittsburgh Department of Neurological Surgery resident graduation reception and dinner honoring Juan Martin, Edward Monaco and Matthew Tormenti. Learn more>
First Study of Youth-Football Concussions
June 6, 2013 -- Micky Collins, PhD, executive director of the UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program, discusses findings from the first research into Pop Warner-aged, youth football players (though... Learn more>
Telementoring for Patient Care and Physician Expertise
May 31, 2013 -- Carl Snyderman, MD, co-director at the Center for Skull Based Surgery, outlines how UPMC provides top-of-the-line individualized care to international care through the use of... Learn more>
Heather Abramovic: Cavernous Malformation Patient
May 8, 2013 -- Patient talks about her condition, diagnosis and surgery. Learn more>
Radiosurgery and Skull Base Surgery
April 25, 2013 -- L. Dade Lunsford, MD, talks about the history of stereotactic radiosurgery and its application in the treatment of skull base tumors. Learn more>
History of UPMC Cranial Base Surgery
April 25, 2013 -- Carl Snyderman, MD, MBA, talks about the 25-year history of the Center for Cranial Base Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh.  Learn more>
Current State of Endoscopic Endonasal Surgery
April 25, 2013 -- Paul Gardner, MD, talks about the techniques and ideas behind the endoscopic endonasal approach in skull base surgery. Learn more>
L. Dade Lunsford Discusses Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
April 17, 2013 -- Dr. L. Dade Lunsford explains how Gamma Knife Radiosurgery has become a very effective strategy for treating brain tumors, vascular malformations and brain metastases.​ Learn more>
Exploring High Definition Fiber Tracking
Apr 10, 2013 -- High definition fiber tracking is an innovative technique that allows UPMC neurosurgeons to see a level of detail in the brain that until recently was unprecedented. High... Learn more>
When Epilepsy Surgery is a Viable Option
March 27, 2013 -- On average, patients are referred to surgery 18 years after onset on seizures. Neurologists and neurosurgeons at UPMC agree that epilepsy surgery is a viable option and should be... Learn more>
Interventional MRI Asleep-DBS at UPMC
March 27, 2013 -- Basic steps involved in implanting deep brain stimulating electrodes in a MRI scanner. Narrated by Mark Richardson, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery and... Learn more>
Epilepsy Surgery: Placement of Grid and Depth Electrodes
March 27, 2013 -- Description of principles involved in diagnostic brain surgery to detect epilespsy seizure. Narrated by Mark Richardson, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery and... Learn more>