Videos

Videos

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>
Joseph Maroon Talks About Healthy Choices
June 13, 2012 –- Joseph Maroon, MD, Heindl Scholar in Neuroscience at the University of Pittsburgh and noted health and sports medicine expert, talks about choices for a healthy lifestyle... Learn more>
Johnathan Engh Discusses Neuroendoport for Brain Tumors
June 1, 2012 -- Johnathan Engh, MD, discusses the benefit of Neuroendoport® surgery to remove brain tumors. Learn more>
Endoscopic Endonasal Pituitary Surgery
May 11, 2012 -- Paul Gardner, MD, provides an overview of the indications for surgery, surgical approaches, and management of pituitary tumors in this CME production. Learn more>
Learn About the UPMC Sports Concussion Program
April 13, 2012 -- Learn about the UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program, which provides multi-specialty care to more than 13,000 patients each year of all ages and all athletic levels from all over... Learn more>
Expanded Endonasal Approach for 2012 MERC
April 7, 2012 -- Surgical procedure performed by Drs. Carl Snyderman and Paul Gardner of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center for the 2012 Middle East Rhinology Conference. Learn more>
Radiosurgery for Pituitary Tumors
March 27, 2012 --  L. Dade Lunsford, MD, provides an overview of stereotactic radiosurgery and the role it plays in both endocrine active and nonfunctional pituitary tumors. Learn more>
New Brain Imaging Technique Reveals Damage Caused by TBI
March 1, 2012 -- A powerful new imaging technique called High Definition Fiber Tracking (HDFT) allows doctors to clearly see, for the first time, neural connections broken by traumatic brain injury (... Learn more>
Surgeon Discusses Endoscopic Endonasal Approach for Pediatric Patients
February 8, 2012 -- Learn how neurosurgeons at the Brain Care Institute of Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC often use the EEA to excise skull-based tumors in children as young as two years... Learn more>
Vertebral Body Compression Fractures: Interventional Management Strategies
January 24, 2012 -- Peter Gerszten, MD, MPH, FACS, reviews management strategies for vertebral body compression fractures in this UPMC CME presentation. Learn more>
Endoscopic Endonasal Approach for Tuberculum Sellae Meningioma
January 6, 2012 -- Description of surgical technique by Juan Fernandez-Miranda, MD, of the University of Pittsburgh Department of Neurological Surgery. Learn more>
Mark Richardson Discusses Adult Epilepsy Surgery
November 28, 2011 -- R. Mark Richardson, MD, PhD, director of the University of Pittsburgh Neuroological Surgery Brain Stimulation and Epilepsy Surgery Program, discusses the benefits of epilepsy... Learn more>
Elizabeth Tyler-Kabara & Brain Computer Interface
October 11, 2011 -- Co-principal investigator and UPMC neurosurgeon Elizabeth Tyler-Kabara, MD, PhD, discusses her involvement in the brain-computer interface (BCI) studies underway at the University... Learn more>
Paralyzed man moves robotic arm with his thoughts
October 7, 2011 -- Seven years after a motorcycle accident damaged his spinal cord and left him paralyzed, 30-year-old Tim Hemmes reached up to touch hands with his girlfriend in a painstaking and... Learn more>
Neurosurgery at UPMC: A powerful team approach
September 1, 2011 -- University of Pittsburgh Department of Neurological Surgery chairman Robert M. Friedlander, MD, discusses the power of a team approach to treating neurosurgical patients at UPMC. Learn more>
Raymond Sekula Talks About Hemifacial Spasm
July 28, 2011 -- Raymond F. Sekula, MD, director of the University of Pittsburgh Cranial Nerve Disorders Program, talks about microvascular decompression treatment for hemifacial spasm. Learn more>
Raymond Sekula Talks About Trigeminal Neuralgia
July 28, 2011 -- Raymond F. Sekula, MD, director of the University of Pittsburgh Cranial Nerve Disorders Program, talks about microvascular decompression treatment for trigeminal neuralgia. Learn more>