Brain Surgery?


If your doctor tells you that you need brain surgery, it can feel like your world has come to an end. Any type of surgery can be scary, and brain surgery tops the list for most people. What many do not know is that often brain surgery is very straightforward, and depending on the type of operation, you may be released from the hospital in just a few short days. There are many reasons for brain surgery ranging from relieving pressure from an aneurysm, to removal of brain tumors. Your physician will be able to offer educational information regarding your specific type of procedure.
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Brain Surgery
The term “brain surgery” refers to various medical procedures that involve repairing structural problems with the brain. There are numerous types of brain surgery. The type used is based on the area of the brain and condition being treated. Advances in medical technology let surgeons operate on portions of the brain without a single incision. . . More »
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