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Skull base tumor surgery

Skull base tumor surgery

Skull base tumor surgery: Skull base tumor surgery encompasses different skull incisions to remove tumors that arise from the base of the skull. Endoscopic and multidisciplinary techniques are used to avoid facial incisions and preserve vital facial structures and nerves.

Diseases And Conditions Treated: Skull base tumor surgery

These diseases and conditions may be treated with the surgical procedure Skull base tumor surgery:

  • Skull base tumors (primary or metastatic)
  • Acoustic or vestibular tumor/neuroma (benign tumor on eighth cranial nerve leading to ear)

Anesthetic Requirements for Skull base tumor surgery

These surgical anesthetic requirements for the procedure Skull base tumor surgery may include:

Procedure Complications: Skull base tumor surgery

Possible surgical complications of Skull base tumor surgery may include:

Prognosis for a Good Outcome: Skull base tumor surgery

The prognosis for a good medical outcome: This type of surgery is very complex and success varies greatly from case to case. Serious complications range from 1% to 12%.

Skull base tumor surgery: Recovery Time

Recovery period for Skull base tumor surgery: One to four weeks or longer.

Skull base tumor surgery: Other Names

Other names for this medical surgical procedures (Skull base tumor surgery) include:

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