Craniotomy

craniotomy is a surgical operation in which a bone flap is temporarily removed from theskull to access the brain. Craniotomies are often a critical operation performed on patients suffering from brain lesions or traumatic brain injury (TBI)

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“I was riding through an intersection when a cab running the red light T-boned me. I fractured my skull and had an epidural hematoma, doctors performed a craniotomy to relieve the pressure.” -Mitch Kaiser

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