Ch. 10 "Brain & Spinal Cord: Operative Terms"
|carotid endarterectomy||cleaning out plaque so blood can get through|
|cordectomy||removing a part of the spinal cord|
|laminectomy||removing the lamina|
|sterotaxy||building a platform to the head|
|surgical shunts for hydrocephalus||a device to help have a steady flow|