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Brain Tumour Biopsy

Brain Tumour Biopsy - Symptoms

Brain Tumour Biopsy - How to prevent?

Brain Tumour Biopsy - Causes and Risk Factors

Causes

Brain Tumour

  • Overall risk: 3-5%
  • Bleeding: Craniotomy to evacuate the clot may be necessary
  • Infection
  • Negative or inconclusive biopsy
  • Seizures
  • Stroke
  • Non-neurological risks:
    • Risks of general anaesthesia: Heart attack, lung problems, allergy to anaesthetic drugs, etc
    • Blockage of leg veins
    • Chest infection
    • Urinary tract infection
  • Death (remote possibility)

Brain Tumour Biopsy - Diagnosis

Brain Tumour Biopsy - Preparing for surgery

Brain Tumour Biopsy - Post-surgery care

Brain Tumour Biopsy - Other Information

  • Updated on 2018-02-01T16:00:00Z

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