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stroke during brain surgery

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. C. DiGiacomo
35 years experience General Surgery
No: Stroke are a result of blood perfusion issues. If you have recovered from brain surgery, the issue of blood flow to the brain should not be an issue, ... Read More
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Dr. MARIE RENEE M DOMERCANT
30 years experience Pharmacology
Answer: With any surgery there's a possibility of complications: that's the reason there is an observatory period to monitor the patient vital signs after a ... Read More
Dr. Kevin Vaught
28 years experience Neurosurgery
No: Having a craniotomy does not independently increase your risk of stroke later on. The risk factors for stroke are not influenced by surgery. If your r ... Read More
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nader Pouratian
18 years experience Neurosurgery
Yes: Once recovered from surgery, one should be able to fly without restriction. However, individual surgeons may vary as to when exactly you can fly.
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Dr. Edward Smith
54 years experience Neurosurgery
Maybe: Talk to your neurologist/neurosurgeon about your particular case but in general, once your stroke and post-operative status have stabilized, air fligh ... Read More
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Dr. Kevin Vaught
28 years experience Neurosurgery
Yes: It is safe to resume commercial air travel about 4 weeks after a stroke or craniotomy. Earlier if absolutely required and approved by your treating p ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Certainly: After evaluating this person's dental needs, the dentist will consult with this person's physicians regarding the proposed treatment.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Absolutely: Once the Neurosurgeon has given y9u clearance, important to see Dentist. recent studies are showing link between gum disease and other inflammatory da ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
47 years experience Radiology
Change!: He needs to change what can be changed. If his blood pressure is not well controlled, control it! if he smokes, stop! if the stroke was caused by a v ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Oppenheimer
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Aspiration: The Cleveland Clinic has excellent Otolaryngologists who deal with this problem.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Armstrong
27 years experience Neurosurgery
Not sure: We use a drill to enter the skull in order to perform brain surgery. We then replace the skull afterward with titanium plates and screws. I'm not su ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
33 years experience Neurology
Helps guide surgeons: There are some neurosurgical procedures where an awake patient helps surgeons avoid vital structures that could affect speech/language or other functi ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
More details?: I follow in part your sequence, but have no clue what you are asking. Please resubmit your question.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Betts
33 years experience Neurosurgery
Awake surgery: At no time during awake surgery does the patient feel pain. The patient is under general for application of the head frame. This discomfort lasts fo ... Read More
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Herbert Krob
29 years experience Neurology
Administering : Administering anti-seizure medicine through a vein (IV) or by mouth after brain surgery is not uncommon, and usually depends on the neurosurgeon's per ... Read More
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