Neurosurgery Facilities Our Facilities
The Division of Neurosurgery at UTMB has acquired the latest
technology available for neurosurgery and reconstructive spine
procedures including the O-arm Surgical Imaging System. This is a
multi-dimensional surgical imaging platform that is optimized for use in
spine, orthopaedic, and trauma-related surgeries. It provides
real-time, intra-operative imaging of a patient's anatomy with high
quality images and a large field-of-view in both two and three
By integrating O-arm surgical imaging technology with Medtronic's StealthStation surgical navigation systems,
surgeons are able to perform less invasive procedures and confirm the
precision of advanced surgical procedures before the patient leaves the
In our dedicated operating rooms we have incorporated highest available technology for the treatment of neurosurgical disorders including: Premium surgical microscope Leica M525 OH4
With incorporated fluorescence-based angiography, this microscope provides state-of-the-art integrated vascular fluorescence. Our Neurosurgeons can easily determine the patency of vessels during surgery directly through the surgical microscope eyepieces or on a video monitor used in conjunction with IC-Green (Indocyanine Green) fluorescence agent to view cerebrovascular blood flow.
Medtronic StealthStation S7
Surgical Navigation System
This non-invasive Navigation system allows our neurosurgeons to precisely track their surgical instruments real-time in relation to the patient’s anatomy helping us perform safer and more precise procedures, decrease the risk associated with more invasive approaches and improve outcome, recovery time and patient satisfaction.
Other: CUSA (Ultrasonic aspirator), CRW Radionics framed stereotaxy for both biopsy and functional work. Neurophysiological monitoring (including SSEP, cortical and subcortical mapping, brainstem evoked potentials, facial and peripheral nerve monopolar stimulation and recording). Our operating rooms are also equipped with flat screen monitors for staff and medical students.