Brain slump

An anatomical state where the cerebellum appears to have fallen (or is being pushed) downwards, into the volume created by a surgical decompression at the

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Burr hole

A small hole, usually about 15 to 20mm in diameter, which is drilled through the skull, using either a hand-held bit and brace or, more

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The Charity appreciates that hospital specialists will almost inevitably use some medical jargon at times, even when they are trying to explain medical matters in lay terminology. The table below lists many of the medical terms that are likely to be used, from time-to-time, by doctors, when they are talking to patients, or in composing medical correspondence. It is hoped that our explanation of the meaning of these terms throws at least some light on matters.

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Autumn Meeting

The Autumn 2023 Meeting was a great success with old friends meeting up again and new friendships being made.

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