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Epilepsy & Functional Neurosurgery

UM Health-West’s Epilepsy Clinic has a dedicated team specialized in the diagnosis and management of epilepsy.

Services Provided:

  • Diagnosis of seizures or epilepsy and seizure mimics
  • Management of patients with first time seizure or recurrent seizures
  • Management of epilepsy in women and during pregnancy
  • Management of VNS (vagal nerve stimulator), a device which may lessen the seizures burden in patients with refractory/difficult to treat seizures

Diagnostic Testing Offered

  • Outpatient routine, extended and ambulatory electroencephalography studies (EEGs)
  • Inpatient epilepsy monitoring unit with 24/7 neuromonitoring technologist and specially trained nursing staff
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) with epilepsy protocol

Functional Neurosurgery Services

  • Chronic Spine/Nerve Pain
    • Spinal cord stimulation
    • Occipital nerve stimulation
    • DREZ lesioning
  • Spasticity
    • Intrathecal baclofen pump
  • Epilepsy – seizures
    • Vagus Nerve Stimulation
    • Responsive Nerve Stimulation
    • Temporal lobe resection
    • Depth electrode/SEEG monitoring
    • Subdural grid placement
  • Facial Pain
    • Microvascular decompression
    • Trigeminal rhizolysis
    • Trigeminal balloon compression

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