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Neurosurgery


Overview

The Neurosurgery Department of Jiangsu Province Hospital, founded by Prof. Jin’gao Hou in 1954, is one of the earliest departments of neurosurgery specialty, the first neurosurgery department in the province, one of the key disciplines of Health Promoting Program in 12th and 13th National Five-Year Plan. The center currently employs 109 professionals, among which 20 have senior professional titles, 5 doctoral supervisors, 7 master tutors, 16 talent honors of provincial and ministerial level. One-hundred beds are open, including 15 in NICU. Clinical work is carried out by 7 medical groups of sub specialties, which are neural tumor, skull base neurosurgery functional neurosurgery, cerebrovascular disease, spinal cord diseases, neurotrauma and NICU. In the past five years, there were 15252 outpatients and 2681 inpatients from 17 provinces and cities, and 2458 operations (Four stage surgery 59.4%).

The discipline is the training center for postgraduate and doctoral students, post doctoral mobile station of Nanjing Medical University, and the first batch of professional training bases for Department of Neurosurgery specialists in china. The department employees an Outstanding Young Experts of Jiangsu Province, 2 provincial "333 project" second level training professionals, 2 Key Talents of Health Promoting Project, 1 Provincial Special Professor and 1 Provincial Special Expert, 5 high-level talents of the Six Top Talents program. Members hold a position in many academic institutions at home and abroad, and enjoy good reputation and academic status.

Science and technology influence ranks among the top 15 in the country, and the output / input ratio of science and technology ranks the top 5 in the same industry. Hosting 40 items at provincial and ministerial level, 1 sub topic of the “863 project”, 1 Jiangsu Province Outstanding Youth, 2 Jiangsu Province Excellent Youth, 24 items of National Natural Science Foundation of China, 1 special item of clinical medical science and technology in province, 8 items of the Provincial Natural Science Foundation of China. Total research funding reaches 42 million. In recent five years, 109 SCI papers have been published, among which 36 have a SCI citation impact factor of 5 points and higher, 2 Second Prizes and 1 Third Prize for Jiangsu Science and Technology Award, 1 Second Prize for Provincial Medical Science and Technology Award and 8 national patents.


Department Director

Prof. Ning Liu

Director of Neurosurgery Department of Jiangsu Province Hospital

Chief physician, Professor, Doctoral Supervisor

Chairman of Jiangsu Branch Committee of the National Committee of Neurosurgery of the Chinese Medical Association, Standing committee member of Jiangsu branch committee of Neuroscience Institute of neuro-oncology, deputy director of Jiangsu Provincial Medical Association Committee member of neurosurgeons.

As journal editorial board or reviewer of Journal of Chinese Department of Neurosurgery, Journal of Clinical Department of Neurosurgery, PLOS ONE, and 10 other Journals.


Clinical advantages include: 

  1. Multi-technology integration neurosurgery operation platform: integration of functional magnetic resonance imaging, computer simulation, 3D printing operation design module, integrated awake anesthesia,  neuro-navigation, intraoperative ultrasonography, electrophysiological monitoring and other auxiliary technics, setting up a digital surgery platform to improve operation efficiency. 

  2. Standardized diagnosis and treatment of glioma: one of the first centers to carry out molecular pathological diagnosis in China, and molecular classification system is constructed to guide the prognosis evaluation and targeted therapy of Chinese glioma patients, proposed a new imaging classification of surgery and a new operation criterion for glioma, The guidelines for the standardized diagnosis and treatment of glioma were compiled and selected into the standardized diagnosis and treatment program of the disease of neurosurgery of the National Health and Family Planning Commission. 

  3. Deep brain stimulation in Parkinson's disease: In 2003, we completed the first case of deep brain chronic electrical stimulation in Parkinson's disease, and gradually formed the Parkinson disease diagnosis and treatment standard with image fusion and intraoperative wake-up technology, the operation time was shortened by 2.5h, and the improvement rate of motion score was increased by 10%. In 2015, the establishment of Parkinson Disease Friends Association, producing remarkable social welfare effect. 

  4. Establishing a network for the treatment of neural trauma, and put forward a standardized diagnosis and treatment system for immediate recovery from injury to systemic rehabilitation. 

  5. One stop comprehensive treatment of complex cerebrovascular diseases: Establishing a MDT diagnosis and treatment mode of complex cerebrovascular disease, to provide one-stop comprehensive diagnosis and treatment of endovascular embolization and microsurgery, and to take the lead in developing pressure cooker technology in the treatment of cerebral arteriovenous malformation in the province.


Neural Tumors: Glioma, Meningioma, Hemangioblastoma, Medulloblastoma, Germ Cell Tumor, Etc.,

Skull Base Disease: Pituitary adenomas, Craniopharyngioma, Acoustic neuroma, etc.,

Functional Disease: Parkinson disease, Epilepsy, Trigeminal neuralgia, Hemifacial spasm, etc.,

Spinal Cord Disease: schwanoma, glioma, Chiari Malformation, Intervertebral disc herniation, Spinal stenosis, Spinal trauma, etc.,

Cerebrovascular Disease: Aneurysm, Arteriovenous malformation, Moyamoya disease, Arterial stenosis, etc.,

Neurotrauma and Neurological critical disease


Long time Cooperation with University of Pittsburgh in the field of surgical strategy, clinical management and scientific research. Exchange visits were made for each year.


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