The first surgery of the brain was performed at the Hospital Particular do Algarve for a lesion situated in the posterior region of the brain (the area bordering the brain stem and cerebellum). The latest and most advanced technology was used.
Neuronavigation and the most advanced microscope on the market was used, with the aid of an ultrasonic aspirator, which permits for a safer and faster removal of the lesion.
By utilizing this latest technique the object of the surgery is achieved more effectively. The recovery of the patient is faster and the risks associated with this type of surgery are therefore minimized.