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What is Moyamoya? With Dr. Arias
What is Moyamoya? With Dr. Arias

Moyamoya disease is a rare disease that translates to “Puff of Smoke” in Japanese. Normally, blood is taken to the brain through the internal carotid artery. Once it gets to the base of the brain, it splits into the anterior cerebral artery which goes to the front of the ...

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Blog posts in July, 2020

  • Arteriovenous Malformations with Dr. Arias

    An AVM or an arteriovenous malformation, is a tangle of blood vessels within the brain. Normally, blood travels to the brain by arteries and spreads ...

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  • Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) with Dr. Mian

    Deep brain stimulation (DBS) is therapy that delivers targeted electrical impulses to the brain to treat different neurologic disorders like ...

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  • Parkinson’s Disease and Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) with Dr. Mian

    Parkinson’s disease is a common neurologic disorder that affects around 1% of people over the age of 65. In the United States alone, there are close ...

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  • Essential Tremor with Dr. Mian

    Essential tremor is one of the most common neurologic conditions in the world. It consists of a trembling or shaking that worsens over time, and it ...

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  • Trigeminal Neuralgia with Dr. Mian

    Trigeminal neuralgia is a common neurologic disorder in which there are severe zaps of pain in the face. Patients often describe the pain as aching or ...

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  • Spinal Cord Stimulation with Dr. Mian

    One of the common clinical scenarios I encounter as a neurosurgeon is a patient who has persistent and severe pain in the back or the legs after a ...

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  • Robotics and Endoscopic Surgery with Dr. Serak

    The field of minimally invasive spine surgery is rapidly evolving and Robotics is one technology I utilize. This makes me more efficient in the OR ...

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  • Fusion vs Replacement with Dr. Serak

    The spine is made up of a series of joints which are composed primarily of a disk which can degenerate over the course of time due to the fact that ...

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  • Robot Assisted Spine Surgery with Dr. Serak

    Robot assisted spine surgery utilizes the good things about spinal navigation but significantly increases the accuracy of screw placement into the ...

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