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*  Awake craniotomy
... is a neurosurgical technique and type of craniotomy that allows a surgeon to remove a brain tumor while the ... Awake craniotomy is also associated with reduced iatrogenic brain damage after surgery. Before an awake craniotomy begins for ... The craniotomy begins with a surgeon removing an area of the skull over the tumor and cutting into the meninges, the membranes ... Awake craniotomy can be used in a variety of brain tumors, including glioblastomas, gliomas, and brain metastases. It can also ...
*  Traumatic brain injury
In penetrating brain injury, damaged tissue is surgically debrided, and craniotomy may be needed. Craniotomy, in which part of ...
*  Guglielmi detachable coil
... for aneurysm occlusion because it is minimally invasive and can reach areas of the brain vasculature which craniotomies can not ...
*  Intracranial aneurysm
Whilst this is typically carried out by craniotomy, a new endoscopic endonasal approach is being trialled. Surgical clipping ...
*  Spontaneous cerebrospinal fluid leak
"Spontaneous spinal cerebrospinal fluid leak as a cause of coma after craniotomy for clipping of an unruptured intracranial ...
*  Craniotomy
In general, a craniotomy will be preceded by an MRI scan which provides an image of the brain that the surgeon uses to plan the ... A craniotomy is a surgical operation in which a bone flap is temporarily removed from the skull to access the brain. ... Human craniotomy is usually performed under general anesthesia but can be also done with the patient awake using a local ... Craniotomy is distinguished from craniectomy (in which the skull flap is not immediately replaced, allowing the brain to swell ...
*  Bifrontal craniotomy
... is a surgical process which is used to target different tumors or malfunctioning areas of the brain. http ... tumor/treatment/surgery/extended-bifrontal-craniotomy.html. ...
*  University of Miami Division of Surgical Neurooncology
Awake Craniotomies can be used to treat tumors and focal epileptic areas in the brain. Research studies have shown that awake ... "Retrospective Awake Craniotomy Outcomes". Acta Neurochir (Wien). 151 (10): 1215-30. doi:10.1007/s00701-009-0363-9. PMID ... "Patient Acceptance of Awake Craniotomy". Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 113 (10): 880-4. doi:10.1016/j.clineuro.2011.06.010. PMID ... craniotomy may increase the feasibility of removing the entire tumor, reduces morbidity, and increases survival. Komotar, ...
*  Death of Luke Borusiewicz
An emergency craniotomy was performed. After the operation he required continued ventilation and did not improve. Borusiewicz ...
*  Animal model of ischemic stroke
These models require a small craniotomy. The technique of modeling ischemic stroke by transient transcranial MCAO is similar to ... craniotomy is required and common carotid artery (CCA) occlusion can be combined. Occluding one MCA and both CCAs is referred ... MCAO avoiding craniotomy Embolic middle cerebral artery occlusion Endovascular filament middle cerebral artery occlusion ( ... transient or permanent) MCAO involving craniotomy Permanent transcranial middle cerebral artery occlusion Transient ...
*  Cortical stimulation mapping
CSM can be done performed on awake patients, called an awake craniotomy or in patients who have been placed under general ... Cortical stimulation mapping is an invasive procedure that has to be completed during a craniotomy. Once the dura mater is ... The more common technique for the awake craniotomy is conscious sedation. In conscious sedation, the patient is only sedated ... Patients who undergo the procedure with an awake craniotomy instead of general anesthesia have better preservation of language ...
*  Trepanning
Modern surgeons generally use the term craniotomy for this procedure. The removed piece of skull is typically replaced as soon ... Mondorf, Y.; Abu-Owaimer, M.; Gaab, M.R.; Oertel, J.M. (December 2009). "Chronic subdural hematoma-craniotomy versus burr hole ... Craniotome (tool) Craniotomy Lobotomy Mütter Museum Shrunken head Harper, Douglas. "trepan". Online Etymology Dictionary. ... A History of Craniotomy phisick.com 14 Nov 2011. ...
*  Electroencephalography
This is accomplished via burr hole or craniotomy. This is referred to variously as "electrocorticography (ECoG)", "intracranial ... through either a craniotomy or a burr hole. The recording of these signals is referred to as electrocorticography (ECoG), ...
*  Epileptic seizure
Weston, J; Greenhalgh, J; Marson, AG (4 March 2015). "Antiepileptic drugs as prophylaxis for post-craniotomy seizures". The ... "Antiepileptic drugs as prophylaxis for post-craniotomy seizures". The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (3): CD007286. ... is no clear evidence that antiepileptic drugs are effective or not effective at preventing seizures following a craniotomy, ...
*  Marburg acute multiple sclerosis
Gormley KM, Zajicek JP (2006). "Alemtuzumab and craniotomy for severe acute demyelinating illness". 16th Meeting of the ...
*  Primidone
"Anticonvulsant therapy increases fentanyl requirements during anaesthesia for craniotomy". Canadian Journal of Anesthesia. 37 ( ... reported in 1990 that primidone and other anticonvulsant drugs increase the amount of fentanyl needed during craniotomy based ...
*  Central neurocytoma
The surgeons perform a craniotomy to remove the tumor. The ability to remove the tumor and to what extent it is removed is ...
*  Abortion and the Catholic Church
... but had rejected direct attacks on the fetus such as craniotomy. Craniotomy was thus prohibited in 1884 and again in 1889. In ... letter published in the New York Medical Record in 1895 spoke of the Jesuit Augustine Lehmkuhl as considering craniotomy lawful ...
*  Entheogenic use of cannabis
"Perforated skulls provide evidence of craniotomy in ancient China". China Economic Net. 2007-01-26. Hong-En Jiang; et al. (2006 ...
*  Middle meningeal artery
Emergency treatment requires decompression of the haematoma, usually by craniotomy. Subdural bleeding is usually venous in ...
*  Epidural hematoma
Treatment in generally by urgent surgery in the form of a craniotomy or burr hole. Without treatment death typically results. ... The hematoma is evacuated through a burr hole or craniotomy. If transfer to a facility with neurosurgery is prolonged ...
*  Dual consciousness
Once the patient is in deep sleep, a craniotomy is performed. This procedure removes a section of the skull, leaving the brain ...
*  Duret haemorrhages
... a rare complication after craniotomy--case report". Neurol. Med. Chir. (Tokyo). 40 (10): 508-10. doi:10.2176/nmc.40.508. PMID ...
*  Deep hypothermic circulatory arrest
During craniotomy and dural opening, platelet-rich plasma and red blood cells can be harvested for postbypass reinfusion to aid ... Woodhall B, Sealy WC, Hall KD, Floyd WL (July 1960). "Craniotomy Under Conditions of Quinidine-Protected Cardioplegia and ... Woodhall B, Sealy WC, Hall KD, Floyd WL (July 1960). "Craniotomy Under Conditions of Quinidine-Protected Cardioplegia and ... Woodhall B, Sealy WC, Hall KD, Floyd WL (July 1960). "Craniotomy Under Conditions of Quinidine-Protected Cardioplegia and ...
*  Carmustine
They are implanted under the skull during a surgery called a craniotomy. The disc allows for controlled release of carmustine ...