Virella Neurosurgery Patient Education
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Patient Forms PDF
You may print and fill out the following forms and bring them with you to your first appointment.
Nail Gun Case - The patient is a 49 year old male who tried to commit suicide by nailing three large nails into his head. This patient was picked up by the California Highway Patrol for speeding and brought in to the Emergency Room with a "splitting headache" and seizures. Skull x rays reveals three 3 inch nails embedded into the patients skull and brain. He was taken to the operating room where he underwent removal of two nails by two separate supratentorial craniotomies.
Prognocis Patient Portal
Please link on to our Electronic Medical Records (EMR) site by clicking on the link below. You will be able to login using the username and password that was emailed to you when you made your appointment. All information is password protected, confidential and HIPAA compliant. By linking on and completely filling out your medical information online PRIOR to your office visit, you will save a substantial amount of time on the day of your visit to the office.
Watch a Surgical Animation on Surgical Procedures, Non-Surgical Procedures, and Conditions.