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Meningioma Treatment Cost in India

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Meningioma Treatment Price USD 5,500 No. of Travellers 2 Days in Hospital 4 Days Outside Hospital 8 Total days in India 12
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Meningioma Treatment

Types of Meningiomas

  • Grade I (benign ) - most common type of meningiomas, slow-growing tumors and fewer chances of recurrence
  • Grade II (atypical ) - grows quickly with increased chances of recurrence
  • Grade III ( anaplastic /malignant ) - these are most aggressive of the meningiomas, they grow and spread very rapidly.


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Symptoms of Meningiomas

Meningiomas usually grow slowly and gently push and compress the surrounding brain tissue.

Symptoms depend on the location of the tumor within the brain, some common symptoms may be :

  • Headaches 
  • Neurological deficits, weakness in arms, legs
  • Seizures
  • Personality changes
  • Visual problems
  • Loss of smell


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Diagnosis of Meningioma

Asymptomatic meningioma usually remain undiagnosed

Symptomatic meningiomas are diagnosed by imaging studies and clinical correlation with the compression symptoms they present

Clinically Neurological examination is performed,

Imaging techniques confirms  the location and extent of tumor

  • MRI Scan (magnetic resonance imaging )- use of magnetic and sound waves to study the tumor 
  • CT Scan (computerized tomography )- a series of X rays at different angles to take images.
  • Biopsy- may be performed by removing a part of tumor tissue for detailed diagnosis to study whether benign or malignant
  • EEG (electroencephalogram )may be used to understand the electrical activity of the brain.


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Treatment of  Meningioma

Treatment option may vary for every patient and  depends upon

  • Location of tumor
  • Size of tumor
  • Grade of tumor
  • Presenting symptoms


  • Observation – In cases when the Meningioma is small and asymptomatic, usually only surveillance by imaging follow-ups is required.
  • Surgery –if the tumor is symptomatic and large then surgery is preferred, the difficulty lies in the location and size of Meningioma.
  • Craniotomy is performed wherein part of the bone from the skull is incised to expose the brain, the tumor is accessed and removed as much as possible without damaging the brain, the incision is then closed.
  • Endoscopic craniotomy is a minimally invasive surgery involves the insertion of scope with a camera into the brain through a small incision into a skull .

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After surgery

  • You will be monitored in the ICU before shifting to the room and given medications to decrease brain swelling.
  • You will be checked for brain functions by asking you to perform a variety of basic commands, your awareness level, the strength of extremities.
  • The incision area and the head may pain with deep breathing or coughing for some time, you may use pain killer medication.
  • Your recovery period will vary with the type of procedure performed, it may take several weeks.


Complications of MeningiomaSurgery

  • Damage to nearby tissues and risk of bleeding, infection
  • Cerebral edema commonly seen
  • Some will develop seizures after surgery
  • Some might develop neurological problems like muscle weakness, speech difficulty
  • There is a risk of developing clots
  • Radiation therapy –In this high-intensity beams of radiation targeting the tumor is given, radiation may be used along with surgery or can also be the primary mode of treatment for tumors wherein surgery not possible in patients due to medical conditions.

Radiation is mandatorily performed with grade III meningiomas.

After radiation the tumor should stop growing , reduce in size or disappear.



Factors Affecting Cost of  Meningioma Treatment

Following are the factors which will affect the treatment cost: 

  • The hospital patient is opting for.
  • Room –Standard single room, deluxe room, super deluxe room for the number of nights specified (including nursing fee, meals, room rate, and room service).
  • Operating room, ICU
  • Fee for the team of doctors (Surgeons, Anesthetist, Physiotherapist, Dietician )
  • Medicines
  • Standard test and diagnostic procedures
  • Treatment options : 
    • Surgery 
    • Radiation therapy
    • If there is any remission or re-occurrence 

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