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Stereotactic Brain Surgery

Stereotactic brain surgery is usually used for elder patients.
Before the surgery, patients need to receive a thorough check-up and laboratory tests. After confirming the eligibility for treatment, they can receive the surgery with general anesthesia.
At the beginning of the surgery, a surgical frame will be fixed at four points on the patient's skull. 

The CT scans will coordinate with the frame on the head to locate the exact position of the target area. An auxiliary frame will be connected to the surgical frame in the operating room, for the purpose of fixing the head in position.
There are small holes (about 0.8 cm size) created by the neurosurgeons at two points in the skull, and two needles can be inserted into the target area through the holes. Neurosurgeons will then deliver a maximum concentration of stem cells to the exact position of the target area. The wound will be closed after the procedure.
Eligibility
Not every one is eligible for this procedure; this surgery is recommended only when fine motor skills need to be improved, and particularly for adult patients since their regenerative ability is slower. Patients with high spasticity and have no or slight mental impairment can receive this procedure as well. But stroke patients or patients with severe epilepsy are ineligible for this surgery.
Duration
An entire day is required for the whole procedure. In fact, the surgery itself only takes less than an hour. But procedures such as inserting the frame, taking CT scans and injecting anesthesia cost a lot of time. Relatives or guides can only stay with the patients before he or she receives anesthesia, and they can meet the patient later during observation. Normally patients leave operation room in the late afternoon. Then they are taken to the observation room and monitored for a day. After that, they can leave the room if no complications occur. Patients can eat or walk the next day, but they need to avoid wetting their head for a few days. Nurses will help patients to change bandages regularly, and the staples will be removed after a week.


About Us

The Stem Cell Department of General hospital of Chinese People’s Armed Police Forces is the first neural stem cell transplantation centre in China, which went through the World Health Organisation (WHO) clinical trial registration. The Hospital has also obtained the FDA clinical trial approval and had our laboratory certified with Good Manufacturing Procedures (GMP) certification of stem cell research and preparation. So far we have used stem cell therapy to treat 16,000+ patients from more than 30 countries.

Why choose us

Our department is the first nerve stem cell transplantation center in the country and abroad, which has passed through the WHO clinical registration test, received FDA approval of a clinical trial and was certified by the laboratory with the GMP standard of research. So far, we have already treated about 16,000+ patients from more than 30 countries with stem cell transplantation.

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