Information for Patients
At the OHSU Brain Institute, we want to provide you with the best brain tumor care. We've put together a list of Web sites with information to help you understand your condition, treatment or medical care after surgery.
If you have any questions, you can contact the OHSU Brain Institute experts by submitting a question.
To make an appointment with us, call 503 494-4314.
OHSU Information on Brain Conditions and Treatments
- Acoustic neuroma
- Anatomy of the brain
- Aneurysms coils & stents
- Arteriovenous malformation (AVM)
- Brain Tumors
- Craniotomy for removal of tumor (for example, acoustic neuroma, meningioma or epidermoid tumor)
- Craniotomy for tumor removal (supratentorial tumor)
- Endovascular Coiling
- Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the brain and spine
- Transsphenoidal surgery for the removal of pituitary tumors
Recommended Web Sites
Information on Brain and Nervous System Surgery
American Association of Neurological Surgeons(AANS)
The American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) is the organization that speaks for all of neurosurgery. The AANS is dedicated to advancing the specialty of neurological surgery in order to promote the highest quality of patient care. This site contains information for healthcare providers and a link to patient information at the Web site listed below.
Information for patients from the American Association of Neurological Surgeons.
Congress of Neurological Surgeons
The Congress of Neurological Surgeons exists to enhance health and improve lives worldwide through the advancement of education and scientific exchange. This site is mainly for healthcare providers.
General Information on Brain and Central Nervous System Tumors
National Institutes of Health Brain and Nervous System Information
The U.S. National Institutes of health is the organization that oversees medical and behavioral research in the United States. It aims to advance scientific knowledge and use that knowledge to help people live healthier lives.
NIH Web sites provide valuable health information based on the results of scientific research.
National Cancer Institute
Part of the U.S. National Institutes of Health, the National Cancer Institute provides valuable information on all types of cancer, including brain and central nervous system tumors.
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke is part of the U.S. National Institutes of Health. It provides valuable information on brain and nervous system disorders, including brain and central nervous system tumors.
National Library of Medicine (NLM)
The National Library of Medicine is part of the U.S. National Institutes of Health. The NLM collects, organizes and provides scientific and medical information to scientists, health professionals and the public.
MedlinePlus is an information database that brings together reliable information from the National Library of Medicine, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), other government agencies and health organizations.
Information on Clinical Trials
ClinicalTrials.gov is a registry of federally and privately supported clinical trials conducted in the United States and around the world.
Information on Neuroscience
Society for Neuroscience
The Society for Neuroscience is a nonprofit membership organization of basic scientists and physicians who study the brain and nervous system.