Videos

Videos

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>
Deep Brain Stimulation for Parkinson's Disease
March 27, 2013 -- Description of some fundamental aspects of frame-based deep brain stimulation surgery for Parkinson's Disease. Narrated by by Mark Richardson, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of... Learn more>
Kyphoplasty: Treating Spinal Compression Fractures
March 23, 2013 -- Dr. Peter Gerszten discusses the advantages to kyphoplasty treatment for spine patients. Learn more>
Joseph Maroon Biography
March 15, 2013 -- Short video describing the accomplishments of Joseph Maroon, MD, Professor of Neurological Surgery and Heindl Scholar in Neuroscience at the University of Pittsburgh. Learn more>
Quadriplegic Uses Mind-Controlled Robot Arm
December 16, 2012 -- All she wanted was chocolate. Just the simple act of dropping some into her own mouth and savoring both the sweetness of the goodie and of an act of independence she hasn't... Learn more>
Life Changing Medicine: Emergency & Trauma
August 17, 2012 -- A three-part series describing the latest trauma treatment capabilities at UPMC, featuring David Okonkwo, Adam Kanter and Robert Friedlander. Learn more>
Brain Care Institute: Expertise
August 13, 2012 -- Ian Pollack, MD, co-director of the Brain Tumor Program at the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, talks about managing many of the unusual types of brain... Learn more>
Brain Care Institute: A Top-Notch Institution
August 13, 2012 -- Ian Pollack, MD, talks about the advantages afforded by working at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh. Learn more>
Brain Care Institute: A Rewarding Experience
August 13, 2012 -- Ian Pollack, MD, co-director of the Brain Tumor Program at the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute and chief of Pediatric Neurosurgery at Children’s Hospital... Learn more>
Nathan's Story
July 31, 2012 -- See how one family found help for moyamoya through the help and expertise of Stephanie Greene, MD. Learn more>
Treating the Unruptured Aneurysm
July 23, 2012 -- Robert M. Friedlander explains the factors to consider when counseling a patient diagnosed with an unruptured aneurysm. Learn more>
Using High Definition Fiber Tracking in Surgery
July 18, 2012 -- High definition fiber tracking, or HDFT, provides colorful, detailed images of the brain's fiber network that accurately reflect brain anatomy observed in surgical and laboratory... Learn more>
XLIF Procedure for Scoliosis Surgery
July 9, 2012 -- Neurosurgeons at UPMC are among a small group of surgeons in the country to adopt a new, minimally invasive approach to spinal surgery for patients diagnosed with complex scoliosis. Learn more>
Spinal Trauma Survivor
July 1, 2012 -- Minimally invasive spine surgery by Drs. Adam Kanter and David Okonkwo helped 17-year-old car crash survivor Hannah Snyder recover from severe spinal injuries. Discovery Channel.  Learn more>
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Recovery
July 1, 2012 -- David Okonkwo, MD, PhD, used an innovative treatment to keep Joshua Roe’s brain cool after a car crash caused a traumatic brain injury (TBI) and put him into a coma. Discovery... Learn more>