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The University of Washington's Department of Neurological Surgery emphasizes working in partnership with our patients and their families. We provide the following information as a public neurological surgery resource.

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Featured Articles for Patients

Cavernous Malformation

Cavernous malformations are abnormally formed blood vessels in the brain or spinal cord which may cause seizures when the malformation occurs in the cerebral cortex, or surface layer of the brain.

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Featured Patient Story

Amy Gadsden's Story

Amy Gadsden had a pituitary tumor that was causing hormone imbalance, leading to mood swings and physical illness. She was treated by Dr. Ferreira and his team in the UW Medicine Pituitary Program. Read her story ...

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