During this surgical procedure, a small drainage tube is implanted to relieve the pressure of hydrocephalus. Hydrocephalus is a condition that develops when excess cerebrospinal fluid builds up within the ventricles of the brain.
Neurosurgical Associates, P.C. specializes in neurosurgical care for the communities of Birmingham, Hoover, Trussville, and Cullman in Alabama.
Your completion of medical history pertaining to your visit is very important to our ability to provide care for you.
lmportant Information Regarding Your Care
Your completion of medical history pertaining to your visit is very important to our ability to provide care for you. Most insurance companies require more than 3 months of conservative treatment prior to approving diagnostic tests and surgery.
When completing your intake forms your treatment prior to seeing one of our Physicians counts as part of your treatment plan. Sharing dates and durations of prior treatments are necessary for us when working with your Insurance company for approvals of additional treatment.
Examples of conservative treatment
Taking NSAIDS by mouth examples are Advil, Motrin, Aleve (Ibuprofen, Naproxen).
Taking prescribed medications such as Mabie, Celebrex, steroid does packs.
Physical Therapy with or without relief
Chiropractic visits for your condition
Some insurance companies even require you to stop smoking prior to certain surgeries.
Thank you for allowing Neurosurgical Associates the
opportunity to provide care to you and your family.