At least three major trends in neurosurgical procedures have emerged:
A move toward more minimally invasive (or non-invasive) approach to the surgical target.
The development of high-precision treatment delivery techniques
Increasing role of multimodality imaging.
see Image guided neurosurgery.
see Laser interstitial thermotherapy
see Magnetic resonance guided focused ultrasound.
see Neurosurgical procedure
see Neurosurgical instruments
see Microneurosurgical instruments
see Single use instruments.