Brain Surgery

What is a neuroendoscopy?

A neuroendoscopy is a minimally invasive procedure. It involves a neurosurgeon using a small fibre optic camera (typically through the nose or through a small incision in the skull) to help them remove brain tumours or perform other procedures such as a ventriculostomy.

A ventriculostomy involves creating a hole in a cerebral ventricle to help cerebral fluid drain. A neurosurgeon often uses a ventriculostomy to treat hydrocephalus.

To learn about other types of brain surgery, select from the list on the right-hand side of the page.