Neurointerventional Surgery is a subspecialty focused on the diagnosis and management of vascular diseases and conditions of the head, neck and spine. This practice is also known as Interventional Neuroradiology or Neurovascular Surgery. Neurointerventional surgery is a minimally invasive, endovascular approach that can treat vascular problems of the brain and spinal cord. Many conditions that were historically untreatable or required more complex or invasive surgery, can now be treated using this type of surgery.
The NGPG Neurointerventional Surgery team is part of the Northeast Georgia Medical Center stroke service and specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of vascular diseases of the brain and spinal cord, including:
Brain arteriovenous malformations (AVMs)
Carotid artery stenosis (narrowing of the arteries)
Certain tumors of the brain, head, and neck
Venous and lymphatic malformations of the head and neck