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CAROLINA NEUROSCIENCE INSTITUTE

Director: Takanori Fukushima, M.D., D.M.Sc.


Patient Services

Brain Tumors
extensive experience with c-p angle tumors (1000 cases), craniopharyngiomas (115 cases), pineal tumors (80 cases), jugular foramen tumors (110 cases), and direct cavernous sinus surgery (500 cases).

Transsphenoidal Pituitary Surgery
treatment of tumors involvong pituitary gland (a small structure at the base of the brain), over 2800 operated cases.

Surgery of Cerebral Aneurysms (Arteriovenous Malformations or AVMs)
treatment of aneurysms of blood vessels in the brain, (an aneurysm is a small area on a blood vessel wall where there has been a weakening that slowly enlarges over time and can rupture), over 2000 operated cases.

Skull Base Tumors
treatment of difficult tumors at the base of the cranial cavity, over 4500 operated cases.

Surgery of Cranial Neuralgias
utilization of keyhole surgery to cure hemifacial spasm, trigeminal neuralgia and glossopharygeal neuralgia, over 5500 operated cases.

Surgery of Acoustic Neuromas
excellent facial nerve and hearing preservation by retrosigmoid, translabyrinthine, and middle fossa approaches, 1800 operated cases.





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