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Brain Tumour Surgery in Nashik - Dr. Sanjeev Desai

Head surgery in Nashik | Brain tumor surgery in Nashik - Dr.Sanjeev Desai

What is brain tumour surgery?

The term “brain tumour surgery” refers to various medical procedures that involve repairing structural problems in the brain. There are numerous types of brain surgery. The type used is based on the area of the brain and the condition being treated. Advances in medical technology have enabled surgeons to operate on portions of the brain without a single incision in or near the head. Brain surgery is a critical and complicated process. The type of brain surgery done depends on the condition being treated. For example, a brain aneurysm can be repaired using a catheter that’s introduced into an artery in the groin. If the aneurysm has ruptured, an open surgery called craniotomy may be used. Surgeons, while being as careful and thorough as possible, treat each surgery on a case-by-case basis.

Dr. Sanjeev Desai is well-known doctor for brain tumour surgery in Nashik. He provides best services for brain tumour and neuro problems. His special areas of interest are head surgery, brain tumour surgery and spine surgery.

Types of Brain Tumour Surgery

 1. Biopsy

In this type of brain surgery, small brain tissue is removed from brain for examination. A small incision is made in the skull to remove tissue.

2. Minimally Invasive Endonasal Endoscopic Surgery

brain tumour surgery in NashikThis surgery is performed to remove brain tumours through nose and sinuses. The advantage of this surgery is, there is no need to make incision in body. The surgery is performed with the help of endoscope. Surgeon can remove tumours on pitutary gland, skull and bottom part of the brain.

3. Deep Brain Stimulation
In this surgery similar to biopsy, a small hole is made into the skull. The surgeon inserts a small electrode into the brain. The electrode is connected to a battery at the chest. So that electrical signals are transmitted to determine symptoms of disorders. It is mainly used to detect the symtoms of Parkinson’s disease.


Can brain cancer completely cured by surgery?

There are four different types of brain tumour i.e. Grade I, Grade II, Grade III and Grade IV. Grade I brain tumours can be completely cured by surgery. Grade II type of brain tumour cells grow and spread slowly as compare to grade III and IV tumour cells. They can spread into nearby tissues. This type of brain tumour may recur after removal. Grade IV type of brain tumours cannot be cured.

What is success rate of brain tumour surgery?

It is observed that in brain tumour surgery, 35 out of 100 are survived.

Are all brain tumours deadly?

There are two types of brain tumours. Noncancerous (benign) and cancerous (malignant). Usually noncancerous brain tumours are not deadly. But cancerous brain tumours are deadly.

Who is most at risk for a brain tumour?

Brain cancer can occur at any stage. Different type of brain cancer can be observed at different age groups. High grade malignant glioblastoma is more prvalent in elder while medulloblastoma is more prevalent in infants.

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