Videos

Videos

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>
Advanced Spine Surgery at UPMC Passavant
May 31, 2011 -- Matt El-Kadi, MD, PhD, discusses the advanced care and expertise in spine surgery at UPMC Passavant. Learn more>
Controversies in Cranial Base Surgery
May 31, 2011 -- Carl Snyderman, MD, MBA, discusses indications, risk factors and complications of endonasal skull base surgery in this ENT grand rounds presentation. Learn more>
Gardner Discusses Minimally Invasive Brain Surgery at UPMC
June 30, 2010 -- Paul Gardner, MD, co-director of the Center for Cranial Base Surgery, talks about the benefits of minimally invasive brain surgery at UPMC. Learn more>
Endoscopic Endonasal Approach Animation
April 22, 2009 -- This animation shows how a large brain tumor near the pituitary gland can be removed through pioneering endoscopic endonasal (through the nose) surgery at UPMC. This minimally... Learn more>
Neuroendoport Surgery
April 22, 2009 -- This animation illustrates the removal of a large tumor deep in the brain using the pioneering Neuroendoport(SM) technique at UPMC. The Neuroendoport is a tube the circumference of... Learn more>
Castle Connolly L. Dade Lunsford Tribute
March 18, 2008 -- L. Dade Lunsford, MD, director of the Center for Image-Guide Neurosurgery, was honored with a Physician of the Year Award in Clinical Excellence from Castle Connolly... Learn more>
Learn About the Gamma Knife
July 10, 2005 -- Learn more about the Gamma Knife in a 17-minute RealPlayer video presentation. Learn more>