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Cerebrum (Definition)

Cerebrum essentially refers to the majority of the brain. Embryologically, it develops from the telencephalon, and together with the diencephalon, ...Read more


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What is the most common type of brain surgery?

What is the most common type of brain surgery?

Trauma vs tumor: The two most common reasons patients need brain surgery are because of trauma or tumors. ...Read more

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I have to go in for brain surgery and i'm nervous. Is brain surgery safer now than it was from the past?

I have to go in for brain surgery and i'm nervous. Is brain surgery safer now than it was from the past?

Yes: Being anxious before major surgery is quite common -- but you can talk with your neurosurgeon about any questions or concerns you have, please set aside the time to do this. Before signing permission for the procedures, you should be given opportunity for such a discussion. Be well. ...Read more

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Can brain surgery help to fix dystonia?

Can brain surgery help to fix dystonia?

Dystonia: Deep brain stimulation, usually done in combination with neurosurgeons and neurologists has been shown to effectively treat some patients with dystonia. ...Read more

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Can someone who had brain surgery drink?

Can someone who had brain surgery drink?

Not Recomended: If you are asking about the intake of alcoholic beverages, the answer is generally no. Patients may be at increased risk for seizure around the time of brain surgery. Alcohol lowers the seizure threshold and may contribute to a post-operative seizure. Consult your doctor about your risk for seizure and a reasonable plan to enjoy a small amount of alcoholic beverages after surgical recovery. ...Read more

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How bad is brain surgery and is there rehab after?

How bad is brain surgery and is there rehab after?

Depends what type: In general brain surgery is complex , not considered as low risk procedure , complexity increases with type of surgery . ...Read more

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Is your first brain surgery a lot of pressure and nerve racking ?

Your: Who is the "your" in this question, the patient or the doctor. ...Read more

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Why can't my son cry after brain surgery?

Why can't my son cry after brain surgery?

More information: is needed. First discuss this with the surgeon. Write back with more information. (Type of brain surgery, timing of events, attempts to cry, etc ? ) Hopefully things will work out just fine. ...Read more

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Mri shows brain surgery. I never had surgert?

Mri shows brain surgery. I never had surgert?

Check on this: Contact doctor who ordered MRI and radiologist who interpreted it, and make certain that the described films are not those of someone else. ...Read more

Csf (Definition)

Cerebrospinal fluid is the clear colorless fluid produced in the choroid plexus in the brain, and acts as a cushion or a buffer for the ...Read more