A diagnosis of brain tumor or epilepsy is life-changing and comes with many complex decisions about treatments and care. But there is good news for Providence patients who qualify for new laser ablation surgery. This advanced neurosurgery technique uses lasers to eliminate unwanted tissue and benefits patients by being less invasive and allowing shorter recovery times.
In the words of our Medical Director for Functional Neurosurgery, Dr. Seth Oliveria, "This really represents a real breakthrough for neurosurgery. It allows us to do surgery through the smallest possible incisions and can treat very serious diseases in a very minimally-invasive way."
Find out more at our website and from KGW's Wellness Watch video: