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Seizures

Seizures Seizures occur when part(s) of the brain receives a burst of abnormal electrical signals that temporarily interrupts normal brain function. Anyone can be susceptible to suffer a seizure. Approximately one in 10 people will suffer a seizure at some point in his or her lifetime. There are several variables that can cause a person [...]

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ROSA Robot

The ROSA (Robotized Stereotactic Assistant) Robot The ROSA (Robotized Stereotactic Assistant) Robot is one of the latest breakthroughs in neurosurgery in the treatment of epilepsy. The device makes procedures less invasive, significantly shorter, improves surgical accuracy and minimizes the risk of pain or infection. Overall, the technology makes for a safer surgery procedure. UAMS is [...]

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Seizures

Seizures The brain is the center that controls and regulates all voluntary and involuntary responses in the body. It consists of nerve cells that normally communicate with each other through electrical activity. A seizure occurs when part(s) of the brain receives a burst of abnormal electrical signals that temporarily interrupts normal electrical brain function. The type [...]

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Neurosurgery

Neurosurgery Clinic Your physician may refer you to UAMS for a variety of nervous system or spinal column issues, including: Seizure surgery Brain implants Pediatric neurosurgery Neuron-oncology, including brachytherapy and radiation surgery Our team of neurosurgeons also is experienced in neuro-endocrinology and disorders affecting the spine and spinal cord. UAMS is also one of [...]

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