A neurosurgeon, or brain surgeon, performs procedures involves the nervous system, specifically the brain and spinal cord. These delicate systems require specific neurology surgery accessories. Neurological procedures are used to treat diseases ranging from congenital anomalies to degenerative disorders of the brain and spine.
Many neurosurgery patients are supine or can be in a beach chair position with additional neurosurgical table accessories to optimize access for the surgeon. The additional accessories for beach chair include a disposable surgical face mask or chin strap to hold the patient's head in place during the procedure. Other operating table accessories common in neurological procedures include head positioners and ENT accessory attachments.