Neurosurgery Department in Mouwasat Hospital at Khobar provides a diversified set of treatments, surgeries and interventions related to neurosurgery and common neuro disorders and diseases. Neurosurgery Department in Mouwasat Hospital at Khobar consists of neurosurgery clinic and spine, neuro diseases clinic, and neuro planning clinic. Most importantly, Mouwasat Hospital received an award due to its position as a Centre of Excellence in Obstetrics, Neurosurgery and Orthopaedic Surgery.

The department provides the following services, treatments, and surgical interventions:

  • Craniotomy and expanding bones of skull;
  • Treating epidural hematoma;
  • Treating subdural hematoma;
  • Treating intracerebral (intraparenchymal) hematoma;
  • Cranioplasty for cranial fractures and defects;
  • Placement of catheter for intracranial pressure monitoring;
  • Treating hydrocephalus and enabling enable cerebrospinal fluid to flow out of the brain; and
  • Performing Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) diversion (Lumboperitoneal (LP) and ventriculoperitoneal (VP) shunts).

The department treats all complex cases related to spine pains using latest technologies and various surgical methods:

  • Laminectomy using the surgical microscope;
  • Expanding lumbar spinal stenosis; and
  • Fixation using transpedicular screws, hooks, sub laminar bands, PLIF cages.

The department provides modern technologies to treat spine pains, include:

  • Radiofrequency treatment;
  • Injecting in the joints using x-ray;
  • Activating sacral plexus; and
  • Placing subcutaneous pumps for intrathecal administration of baclofen in spasticity.
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