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A CTO is a cervical collar (neck brace) that has an extension support to also protect the thoracic spine. It limits movement whilst providing you with support and can also provide some pain relief.
There is damage to the nerves connecting the brain and spinal cord to the muscles in the arms and legs. These nerves are the peripheral nervous system
The coeliac plexus is a group of nerves that supply the organs in the upper abdomen, especially the liver, pancreas and stomach. It lies in front of the spine.
Anyone who is using our services can raise a concern or make a complaint. We will always do our utmost to resolve your concerns as soon as we can. If this is not possible, you may wish to make a formal complaint. With your consent, a relative, friend or carer can make a complaint, or raise concerns, on your behalf.
C.T. stands for Computed Tomography The scanner itself is a machine with a circular hole in the centre.
Perfusion CT is an X ray examination that looks at blood flow and the amount of blood within the brain. This can be combined successfully with acetazolamide (a diuretic medication, sometimes known as water tablets) to assess the blood flow of the brain more completely than any other methods mentioned below.
Deprivation of Liberty (Easy Read)
This leaflet provides information and answers to questions often posed by patients following brain tumour surgery.
Discharge information for patients with intrathecal pumps for spasticity