Microsurgery is a neurosurgical technique used to repair nervous system injuries and treat neurological disorders. It involves using high-powered microscopes and specialized instruments to navigate and operate on small nerves, blood vessels, and tissues. Neurosurgeons skilled in microsurgery can perform complex procedures with extraordinary precision, making it the preferred approach for many types of neurological conditions. Microsurgery helps in treating nerve damage that can occur due to injury or disease, such as carpal tunnel syndrome, brachial plexus injuries, and certain types of spinal cord injuries. It can also be used in treating conditions such as brain tumors, aneurysms, and arteriovenous malformations. The precision of microsurgery is also used in spinal fusion surgery to connect two or more vertebrae, relieving pressure on the spinal cord and reducing back pain. Microsurgery has revolutionized the field of neurology and has provided new possibilities for the diagnosis and treatment of neurological disorders. By accessing the nerves and blood vessels with minimal disruption to surrounding tissues, neurosurgeons can precisely target and remove tumors, repair damaged nerves and blood vessels, and treat many other complex neurological conditions. Microsurgery has helped in improving the success rate of surgeries, reducing complications, and minimizing recovery time. In conclusion, Microsurgery is an essential aspect of neurological research and therapy that has opened up new treatment possibilities for patients suffering from neurological disorders. It provides precision and accuracy in neurosurgical procedures, leading to less invasive surgeries and better patient outcomes.

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Editor-in-chief: Fadi Murad, Tulane University, School of Medicine.
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