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  • CT Perfusion

     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)

    Deprivation of Liberty (Easy Read)

  • Discharge after Day Case Biopsy

    This booklet provides information and answers to questions often posed by patients following a brain tumour biopsy

  • Discharge Guide for Patients with a Brain Tumour

    This leaflet provides information and answers to questions often posed by patients following brain tumour surgery.

  • Dopamine agonist drugs

    This leaflet concerns a category of drugs used to treat Parkinson's disease (PD) and sometimes Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS).


  • Dorsal root ganglion block

    The dorsal root ganglion is nerve root which exits your spinal cord. It is located in a small area in your spine.

  • Dystonia - Deep brain stimulation

    At The Walton Centre  we have been using DBS treatment to help many patients with Dystonia Disease. This information will give you more information about Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) treatment and answer some of your questions.

  • Eating Well During Your Hospital Stay

    Making sure that you are eating enough and following a balanced diet is an important part of your hospital stay and can help to minimise tiredness, reduce risk of infection and reduce the length of your hospital stay.

  • Elective Endovascular Occlusion of Brain Aneurysm

    A brain aneurysm is a fault or weakness in the wall of one of the blood vessels supplying blood to the brain.

  • Electroencephalograph (EEG) - Activation Clinic

    EEG stands for Electroencephalogram. This is a well established and painless test which will record the electrical activity of the brain. 

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