Spinal Cord Tumor Surgery — It’s Come a Long Way, Baby

Jul. 1, 2016

Step into an operating room at The Spine Hospital at the Neurological Institute of New York today and you’ll find all kinds of high-tech equipment: Digital microscopes that illuminate and magnify the surgical field. Lasers that precisely cut away abnormal tissue. Ultrasonic aspirators that break up and remove tissue fragments. Spine Hospital Director Dr. Paul McCormick uses this equipment and more to perform an extremely delicate kind of spine surgery: removing tumors from inside the spinal cord itself.

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Spine Hospital Neurosurgeons Speak at 84th AANS Annual Scientific Meeting

May. 13, 2016

Neurosurgeons at The Spine Hospital at the Neurological Institute of New York saw the skyscrapers and felt the hustle and bustle of a city other than New York for a few days. And they weren’t the only ones. Neurosurgeons from all over the United States and other countries traveled to Chicago for the 84th American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) Annual Scientific Meeting, April 30–May 4. The annual meeting is an opportunity for neurosurgeons to immerse themselves in learning, teaching … Continue reading Spine Hospital Neurosurgeons Speak at 84th AANS Annual Scientific Meeting

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