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  • Craniotomy (Fraser Health) [English] Public

    You are having surgery (an operation) on your brain. The medical word is craniotomy (say crane-ee-ot-oh-me). This surgery can be done for many reasons, such as: - to remove a growth (tumor or cyst) - to take a sample of tissue (biopsy) - to remove a blood clot - to repair arteries or veins - to drain pus from an infection (an abscess) - to repair a break in the skull (fracture) - to place an implant such as a shunt that helps brain fluid flow (English) Black & White

    Printing Cost:
    $0.18 (B&W)
    Packaging Unit Quantity:
    50
    Printshop Number:
    265611
    Body Location:
    • Brain and Nervous System
    Diagnosis and Therapy:
    • Surgery
    Disorders and Conditions:
    • Brain and Nervous System
    Keywords:
    • Neurological Conditions,
    • Neurology,
    • Neurosurgeon,
    • Neuro,
    • Neurosurgery,
    • Cranium,
    • Cranial,
    • Defect
    MESH:
    • Fractures, Bone,
    • Brain Diseases,
    • Neurology
    Demographic:
    • Men,
    • Women,
    • Older Adults
    Site:
    • Fraser Health
    Program:
    • Surgical Services
    Professional or Practice Group:
    • Nursing
    Format:
    Booklet
    Paper Size:
    11 x 17
    Paper Colour:
    White
    Title Page Paper Colour:
    White
    Folding:
    Single fold
    Reproduction Rights:
    Images © Fraser Health, courtesy of Calgary Health, and Cancer Research UK/Wikimedia Commons/CC BY-SA 4.0
    Record Type:
    FHA
    Revision Date:
    January 14, 2021
    Next Revision Date:
    May 25, 2023
    Record Created:
    October 05, 2016
    Record Modified:
    January 14, 2021
    Packaging Unit Quantity:
    50
    Impressions:
    6
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