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Craniotomy: A craniotomy is an incision through the skull to access the brain. A section of bone, called a bone flap, is removed and stitched back together after the operation.

Diseases And Conditions Treated: Craniotomy

These diseases and conditions may be treated with the surgical procedure Craniotomy:

Anesthetic Requirements for Craniotomy

These surgical anesthetic requirements for the procedure Craniotomy may include:

Procedure Complications: Craniotomy

Possible surgical complications of Craniotomy may include:

Craniotomy: Recovery Time

Recovery period for Craniotomy: One to four weeks or longer.

Descriptions of Craniotomy

Craniotomy: a surgical opening through the skull
Source: WordNet 2.1

Craniotomy: Other Names

Other names for this medical surgical procedures (Craniotomy) include:

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