Conditions treated by the Neurosurgery department

A comprehensive specialist service is provided for children with the following disorders:

  • hydrocephalus (including endoscopic management)
  • tumours of the brain and spinal cord
  • spina bifida and spinal dysraphism
  • congenital malformations of the central nervous system
  • central nervous system infections 
  • craniofacial surgery
  • surgical treatment of epilepsy
  • complex cervical spinal surgery
  • trauma to the central nervous system
  • cerebrovascular disorders such as arterial venous malformation (AVM), aneurysms, Moya Moya disease, and cavernous haemangiomata