Intraoperative MRI Technology at Texas Health Dallas
Disorders that effect the brain can be some of the most debilitating a patient can face, and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas is here to help guide patients through the ins and outs of brain treatments.
Brain tumor services at Texas Health Dallas include advanced technology and procedures for the care of benign and malignant brain tumors. Physicians on the medical staff — including neurosurgeons, neuroradiologists, neurologists, pathologists and radiation oncologists — work together to provide comprehensive patient care.
Treatment for a brain tumor is managed by medical staff physicians and depends on several factors including the type of tumor, location and rate of growth. Inpatient and outpatient care options for a variety of brain tumors are available, including:
Surgery, including 3-D image-guided surgery (BrainSuite®)
Gamma Knife® radiosurgery for benign and malignant tumors
Intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT)
Image guided radiation therapy (IGRT)
Intracavitary radiation therapy
Integrative medicine options and support groups
For more information on the brain tumor program at Texas Health Dallas, call 1-877-THR-WELL (1-877-847-9355).
Cerebral Degenerative Disorders (Alzheimer’s and Cognitive Deficits)
Neuropsychologists on the medical staff of Texas Health Dallas provide inpatient and outpatient assessments of cognitive (thinking) and behavioral functions resulting from central nervous system diseases or injuries such as Alzheimer’s or acquired cognitive deficits from injury or stroke. Patients who may benefit from a neuropsychological evaluation include those experiencing the following:
Memory decline (dementia)
Following a neuropsychological evaluation, recommendations may include the following:
Individual and family therapy
Stress management and relaxation training
Referral for psychiatric medications
A neuropsychological evaluation can provide a better understanding for both the patient and the caregiver of the unique effects of a brain injury or disease on an individual’s cognitive and behavioral functioning.
The Neurological rehabilitation program maximizes the overall independence in self-care skills, functional mobility, community integration, functional communication and cognitive skills. The program helps patients master new tools and strategies for living full, productive lives at home, in the community and at work.
The program is individualized to help meet a patient's personal goals, needs and preferences. Advanced equipment and rehabilitation techniques help maximize each patient's overall independence. In addition, the program includes an urban community replica that simulates real-life situations in a controlled environment.
For more information about any of these programs, please call 1-877-THR-WELL (1-877-847-9355).