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Appointment of Prof Kalangu as ZANS president

Posted by on Jul 5, 2019 in News | 0 comments

There was a congress of neurosurgeons in July 2018 and Prof K. Kalangu was elected as the new president of ZANS. We would like to congratulate him. The Association thanks Mr Makarawo for steering the growth we are seeing in the Association today.

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Lumbar disc herniation

Posted by on Oct 16, 2015 in patient education | 0 comments

Spinal disorders and the pain associated with them account for a significant portion of disability at work, with most complaints occurring in the lumbar region. Men are more frequently affected. It is essentially a disease of the middle aged, unless precipitated by trauma. L4/5 and L5/S1 disc account for 90% of the cases, with each level affected about equally. L3/4 disc accounts for the majority of the remaining herniations.

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Hydrocephalus

Posted by on Oct 16, 2015 in patient education | 0 comments

This is a condition in which there is abnormal amount/circulation of cerebral spinal fluid (CSF) in the brain cavities called ventricles caused by overproduction or blockage of flow. This results in increased pressure in the brain giving various symptoms stated below. Sometimes it may occur in adults but with normal pressures (normal pressure hydrocephalus). Who gets it? Anyone can develop hydrocephalus ranging from the unborn baby to the very old. However it is more common in babies and young children where it usually presents with a rapidly...

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Headache

Posted by on Oct 16, 2015 in patient education | 0 comments

A headache is one of the commonest illness and reasons for visiting a doctor or clinic. Almost everyone experiences a headache at some point and most headaches will respond to simple painkillers , drinking extra water ,rest or other simple measures . There are many different types of headache, most headaches are not caused by serious or sinister conditions .In certain circumstances however , a headache can be in fact a symptom of a serious or life threatening illness . What are the different types of headache? Headaches can be primary, or...

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Brain tumours

Posted by on Oct 16, 2015 in patient education | 0 comments

A brain tumour is a mass of abnormally growing cells in the brain or skull. Half of the time it will have spread from somewhere else in the body (metastatic brain tumour). But sometimes it can just start from the brain (primary tumour) the tumours are named from the tissue type where they originate from

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