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Craniotomy in India

Craniotomy in India

the process of removing a bony flap from the skull area in order to operate the brain area is known as craniotomy. it is the surgery for making a brain accessible for operation. it is commonly used for treatment of brain cancer, brain tumour, brain aneurysm and in cases of accidental brain injury. it has minimum invasion and hence is widely used. ... Read More

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Acibadem Hospitals Group
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Acibadem Hospitals Group

Multi Specialty
  • 550 Number of beds
  • Istanbul
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Doctors for Craniotomy in Acibadem Hospitals Group

Dr. Ali Erdem Yildirim

Consultant
Neurosurgeon
  • 17 years of experience

Dr. Ersin Erdogan

Consultant
Neurosurgeon
  • 31 years of experience

Dr. Ali Savas

Consultant
Neurosurgeon
  • 28 years of experience

Dr. Kiril Lozanche

Senior Consultant
Neurosurgeon
  • 39 years of experience

Dr. Jovica Ugrinovsky

Senior Consultant
Neurosurgeon
  • 36 years of experience
Medical Park Group, İstanbul
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Medical Park Group, İstanbul

Multi Specialty
  • 5600 Number of beds
  • Istanbul
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Doctors for Craniotomy in Medical Park Group, İstanbul

Dr. Serdar Baki Albayrak

Professor
Neurosurgeon
  • 20 years of experience

Dr. Kenan Kibici

Senior Consultant
Neurosurgeon
  • 22 years of experience

M.D. Erel Ulug

Senior Consultant
Neurosurgeon
Spine Surgeon
  • 20 years of experience

Prof. Dr.Ahmet Colak

Professor
Neurosurgeon
Spine Surgeon
  • 25 years of experience

Dr.Ilya Pekarsky

Consultant
Neurosurgeon
  • years of experience

Dr. Tuncay Kaner

Principal Consultant
Neurosurgeon
  • 24 years of experience
Medipol University Hospital, İstanbul
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Medipol University Hospital, İstanbul

Multi Specialty
  • 470 Number of beds
  • Istanbul
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Doctors for Craniotomy in Medipol University Hospital, İstanbul

Prof. Dr. Zeki Şekerci

Professor
Neurosurgeon
  • 33 years of experience

Prof Nejat Akalan

Chairman
Neurosurgeon
  • 31 years of experience

Frequently Asked Questions related to Craniotomy

Craniotomy Surgery

Will this procedure hamper my neck movement?

There is no such restriction on the neck movement.

What are the restrictions of the patient post craniotomy surgery?

Walking and taking personal care is allowed after a day of the craniotomy surgery. Strenuous activities like work-outs, lifting heavy weights and strong exertions should be avoided for at least four to six weeks.

When can the patient resume work?

It depends on the occupation of the patient. Strenuous work is best avoided for longer periods until his/her physical strength is regained. Normally, patients are allowed to resume their work after two to four weeks post-surgery.

Will this procedure hamper my neck movement?

There is no such restriction on the neck movement.

When can the patient resume work?

It depends on the occupation of the patient. Strenuous work are best avoided for longer periods until his/her physical strength is regained. Normally, patients are allowed to resume their work after two to four weeks post surgery.

For how many days do i need to stay in the hospital?

5 days in the hospital.

For how long will the patient stay in the ICU?

The patient has to stay in the ICU for at least a night or two depending on the progress of his/her condition post surgery. IVs, monitors and bladder catheters are removed on the morning following the surgery. The patient is allowed to eat a normal breakfast and he/she can walk on the first day after the surgery.

For how many days do i need to stay in the hospital?

5 days in hospital.

For how long will the patient stay in the ICU?

The patient has to stay in the ICU for at least a night or two depending on the progress of his/her condition post-surgery. IVs, monitors and bladder catheters are removed in the morning following the surgery.

The patient is allowed to eat a normal breakfast and he/she can walk on the first day after the surgery.

What are the restrictions of the patient post craniotomy surgery?

Walking and taking personal care is allowed after a day of the craniotomy surgery. Strenuous activities like work-outs, lifting heavy weights and strong exertions should be avoided for at least four to six weeks.

How should the patient prepare himself/herself a week before the surgery?

 

The patient should stop taking blood-thinning medications. He should also stop taking medicines like Clopidogrel, Plavix and Warfarin.

How should the patient prepare himself/herself a week before the surgery?

The patient should stop taking blood-thinning medications. He should also stop taking medicines like Clopidogrel, Plavix, and Warfarin.

Can the patient have food or water before the craniotomy surgery?

One is not allowed to eat or drink anything before a craniotomy surgery.

Is it a cancerous or non-cancerous tumor?

The malignancy of the tumor can only be established post osteopathy of the tumor sample. IF it turns out to be cancerous, the additional treatment protocol may be advised.

Do I need any more treatment after this surgery? Like Chemo or Radiation?

It depends upon the osteopathy reports of the tumor sample.

Can the tumor be removed completely?

To remove a brain tumor, a neurosurgeon makes an opening in the skull. This operation is called a craniotomy. Whenever possible, the surgeon attempts to remove the entire tumor. If the tumor cannot be completely removed without damaging vital brain tissue, your doctor may remove as much of the tumor as possible.

Can the patient have food or water before the craniotomy surgery?

One is not allowed to eat or drink anything before a craniotomy surgery.

Is it a cancerous or non-cancerous tumor?

The malignancy of the tumor can only be established post histopathy of the tumor sample. IF it turns out to be cancerous, additional treatment protocol may be advised.

Is it true i will have to be awake during my craniotomy?

Yes it is true, awake craniotomy is usually done in those patients who have lesions in critical areas. But with advances in imaging/ surgery and brain mapping it is not used these days. Of course in places where such equipment is not available, it can be done. It difficult in many patients because of patient has to understand and be mature enough to lie still for 4 hours or so It is slightly uncomfortable too

Can the tumor be removed completely?

To remove a brain tumor, a neurosurgeon makes an opening in the skull. This operation is called a craniotomy. Whenever possible, the surgeon attempts to remove the entire tumor.

If the tumor cannot be completely removed without damaging vital brain tissue, your doctor may remove as much of the tumor as possible.

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