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A 30-year-old female asked:

I have to have skull base surgery to repair a csf leak.how long is the op and how long is recovery?

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Dr. Marcus Free
General Surgery 27 years experience
Ask the neurosurgeon: Skull base surgery for repair of a CSF leak is a major operation with a number of factors influencing OR time and recovery. The location of the leak determines the approach the surgeon takes, which is a big factor in the length of the surgery and the recovery time. This is a question that is best addressed by your surgeon.

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Last updated Sep 29, 2017

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