Neurology patient leaflets

This page lists leaflets produced or used by our department. Each leaflet is reviewed at least every three years to make sure it is kept up to date.

Bevacizumab (Avastin®) for the treatment of neurofibromatosis type 2

Description:
Information leaflet answering any questions you have about taking bevacizumab (usually marketed as Avastin) to treat neurofibromatosis type 2

EEG test

Description:
This leaflet explains more about having an EEG, including the benefits, risks, and what you can expect when you come to hospital.

Epilepsy Open Review Pathway

Description:
This leaflet will explain how our Epilepsy Open Review Pathway works, and what you can expect from it.

Greater occipital nerve injection

Description:
This leaflet will give you more information about the GON injections we use for head pain. It contains information on what they are, why we perform them, and what to expect when you come into hospital.

Headache awareness for NF1

Description:
This leaflet is for people with neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) and covers how to reduce headaches.

Multiple cranial nerve blocks for headache and facial pain

Description:
This leaflet will answer your questions about multiple cranial nerve blocks (MCNBs), how we use them to treat pain, and what happens after your treatment.

Nerve conduction studies and electromyography

Description:
This leaflet explains about nerve conduction studies and electromyography (EMG). If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to speak to a doctor or nurse caring for you.

Neurovascular clinic - Access information

Description:
Information leaflet for a patient admitted to A&E at St Thomas' Hospital after a suspected transient ischaemic attack (TIA). Gives details about their follow-up appointment at the neurovascular clinic.

NF1 and breast cancer

Description:
This leaflet is for women with a moderate risk of breast cancer in association with neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1). It gives information on how common breast cancer is, screening, genetic testing and how the risk of breast cancer can be altered.

Somatosensory evoked potentials (SSEPs)

Description:
An information leaflet for patients about to have a somatosensory evoked potentials test at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
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