About UAB Medicine Neurosciences
The UAB Neurology and Neurosurgery program provides specialized evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of disorders of the body's central nervous, peripheral nervous, and muscle systems. Our internationally known neurologists and neurosurgeons address the most complex problems within their specialty, in both adults and children, with an effective combination of compassion and the most advanced technology available.
VIDEO: More Exciting Technology at UAB Medicine
Leading the way in patient care, UAB Medicine offers patients clinical technology not available at most hospitals in the region.
Auditory Brain Stem Implants
This surgically implanted device stimulates hearing pathways in the brain stem. Helping patients when cochlear implants and hearing aids don’t work. For more information on ear and hearing disorders and what UAB can do to help, click here.
High levels of parathyroid hormones may require surgery to remove the affected glands. With a gamma probe, surgeons can tell where exactly the infected glands are to more easily remove them. This means a more accurate surgery, smaller incisions, and very little scarring for patients. To learn more about this minimally invasive surgical intervention for hyperparathyroidism, click here.
Stroke Rehab Video Games
Rehabilitation for movement and speech after a stroke is very important. An ongoing clinical trial video game is helping patients reverse damage caused to the brain after a stroke. For more information on this clinical trial, click here.
For even more technology offered at UAB Medicine, click here.