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How long does the brain surgery take

A 39-year-old member asked:
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Critical Care 24 years experience
Depends: It depends on the location and pathology and size and any preopertive deficit. Even with a small lesion in a relatively "safe" area, people can feel ... Read More
Dr. ..
Dr. ..answered
Critical Care 24 years experience
Depends: It depends on the location and pathology and size and any preoperative deficit. Even with a small lesion in a relatively "safe" area, people can feel... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Singer
Neurosurgery 30 years experience
Depends..: There are many types of brain procedures with varying recovery times. Wound healing is usually within 10-14 days but overall recover can vary dependin... Read More
Dr. Kevin Vaught
29 years experience
Usually 2-3 months: Obviously the length of time to recover from a craniotomy is influenced by many factors such as the type of procedure, the pathology, age, and other m... Read More
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Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 29 years experience
Surgical Post Op: This is a question best answered by your surgery team they know what specific anesthesia was used and at what doses. Any answer here would be pure sp... Read More
Dr. Gary Roach
Anesthesiology 43 years experience
It depends: This will depend on the type of anestheti given however short-acting a esthetics are typically used. All effects should be gone by the following day.... Read More
Dr. Boris Aronzon
Anesthesiology 25 years experience
Quick : Assuming there were no complications most of the effects should be gone in 24 hours. If excessive amount of benzodiazepines was used it could be a f... Read More
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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 41 years experience
Certainly: After evaluating this person's dental needs, the dentist will consult with this person's physicians regarding the proposed treatment.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 29 years experience
Percs are Oxycontin: They are the same medication. I am not sure what the question is if you are taking two different types of the same medication.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randolph Evans
Neurology 44 years experience
It depends: Some patients may be seizure free after total resection of a brain tumor. It's best to consult with their doctor.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Do not: Do not go off seizure medication without explicit direction from your doctor. Going of seizure medication can precipitate a very serious form of seiz... Read More
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Dr. Kevin Yoo
Neurosurgery 29 years experience
Depends on healing: MairaQ, After brain surgery, any new neurologic deficit will heal. The amount of healing depends on how badly brain was injured. The duration of hea... Read More
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Dr. Michele Arnold
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 23 years experience
Many options: The category of painkiller that is risky after avm surgery are medicines that are 'blood-thinners', like aspirin, and possibly nsaids (ibuprofen, napr... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Boris Aronzon
Anesthesiology 25 years experience
Surgery: Every surgery has risks including death. Risks depend on general patient' health, type of surgery, equipment, skills and many other factors. There are... Read More
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