Brain tumors information and locations in Mexico

Brain tumors are an abnormal growth of cells in the brain. These growths can be non-cancerous and cancerous. Early detection of tumors can increase the chances of successful treatment.
Surgery is the first treatment option for most brain tumors. Neurosurgeons focus on removing as much as possible of the tumor without affecting the normal function of the neurological system. Some patients in addition to surgery might need chemotherapy or radiation therapy.

Most common types of surgery for brain tumors

During this type of surgery, neurosurgeons remove a section of the skull to access the tumor. Depending on the stage and location, the craniotomy can be performed while the patient is awake to avoid damage to the brain.
During this minimally invasive surgery, neurosurgeons introduce an endoscope (small camera) through the mouth or nose or a small incision made on the skull.
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Procedure: 6 hrs.
Hospital stay: 4 - 6 hrs.
Cleared to fly: 7 - 10 days
After surgery
Out of town patients‘ follow-ups can be scheduled with the neurosurgeon face-to-face or virtually. Patients are clear for flying after 7 - 10 days from surgery for brain tumors.
Note: Follow-ups can be arranged as face-to-face or virtually. If needed, you can go to your primary care physician to remove sutures or get medication adjustments.
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Brain tumors frequent questions

Get answers to our most frequently asked questions and what to expect after the procedure.
Am I a candidate for brain tumor surgery?
Based on the nature and location of the brain tumor, the neurosurgeon will decide if you are a candidate. To find out if you are a candidate for surgery, we suggest you consult one of our qualified doctors.
How do I prepare for brain tumor surgery?
You will have some medical tests done days before your surgery. Neurosurgeons recommend you to stop eating at least 12 hours before surgery and will discuss with you if you need to take medications to reduce swelling and pressure on the brain.
What will recovery be like?
Recovery tends to take longer when compared to other surgeries, as it can cause weakness, speech problems, loss of balance, and emotional changes. Various types of rehabilitation will be recommended, along with psychotherapy.
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Disclaimer: This information does not reflect the medical advice from our clinics. All cases are different and this treatment may not suit you. Always refer to a medical professional with the certification and experience. All of our physicians are fully qualified to perform these procedures. For more information and diagnosis contact one of our top specialized clinics.

In all medical procedures, there are chances of complications, the specialist will provide you detailed information about the risks of the procedure, talk to the specialist directly.