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Acupuncture has been used to treat many medical conditions, and it can be particularly useful for the treatment of pain.
Alemtuzumab is licensed to treat adults with active relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (MS), it is not recommended for patients with progressive forms of MS, inactive disease or who are stable on current treatments.
EEG stands for Electroencephalogram. This is a recording of the electrical activity of the brain.
This leaflet explains the process of having an anaesthetic and tries to answer common questions along the way. It gives you information about how you may receive anaesthesia and pain relief for your operation.
Advice for patients when going home following angiogram
A Cerebral Angiogram is an x-ray procedure of the brain which gives highly detailed information about the brain’s blood vessels and the flow of blood through the brain.
A Spinal Angiogram is an examination of the blood vessels in your spine and also in your neck.
The surgical procedure that you are to be admitted for is called a cervical disectonomy. This is performed for someone who has a prolapsed (slipped) disc in the neck area.
Antibiotics are a group of medicines used to treat infections caused by bacteria and are sometimes referred to as antibacterial or antimicrobials.
Aphasia (or dysphasia) is the general term used to describe a difficulty with comprehension or expression of language
The team member will monitor your hearing levels, this is a non-invasive testing.