Summarized by Plex Health
Last Updated: 05 May 2022
craniotomy "craniotomy", by Terese Winslow (Illustrator). Drawing of a craniotomy showing a section of the scalp that has been pulled back to remove a piece of the skull; the dura covering the brain has been opened to expose the brain. The...

Like any other part of the body, the brain is prone to hemorrhaging, infection, trauma and other forms of damages. This damage or change in brain function occasionally calls for brain surgical procedure to diagnose or deal with these issues. A craniotomy is a procedure to open up the head in order to access the brain for surgical repair service. There are various types of brain surgery, yet the recovery process complying with craniotomy is similar for the most part. Any problem requiring brain surgical treatment can cause further damages to the brain if left untreated.

* Please keep in mind that all text is summarized by machine, we do not bear any responsibility, and you should always check original source before taking any actions

** If you believe that content on the Plex is summarised improperly, please, contact us, and we will get rid of it quickly; please, send an email with a brief explanation.

*** If you want us to remove all links leading to your domain from and never use your website as a source of the "Online Knowledge", please contact us using a corporate email and we will remove everything in 10 business days.


Plex Page is a Biology & Health Sciences "Online Knowledge Base," where a machine summarizes all the summaries.