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Podcast: How To Choose a Neurosurgeon

Dr Henry Brem explains the importance of choosing the right neurosurgeon.

Date: 10/05/2010

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Henry Brem, MD, director of neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins, explains the importance of picking the right neurosurgeon.

Program Notes:

0:20    Choose both surgeon and facility
1:16    For brain tumor patients see ABTA website
2:10    Day or two for new diagnosis
3:12    Start in a center you can stay in
4:16    Ask your physician and don't be afraid to travel
5:21    Specialists in neuro critical care
6:20    Craniotomy Studies
7:17    Equipment to take care of patients
8:14    After care and social support
9:12    Getting a second opinion
10:15  Implants may be used
11:27  More than half are benign
12:17  If we see growth or are suspicious
13:21  Everyone with a brain tumor should be followed


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