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Cirugía del cerebro - Risks

Nombres alternativos

Craneotomía; Cirugía cerebral; Neurocirugía; Craniectomía (cranectomía); Craneotomía estereotáctica; Biopsia cerebral estereotáctica; Craneotomía endoscópica


Los riesgos de cualquier anestesia son:

  • Reacciones a los medicamentos
  • Problemas respiratorios

Los riesgos de cualquier cirugía son:

  • Sangrado
  • Infección

Los posibles riesgos de la cirugía del cerebro son:

  • La cirugía en cualquier área puede causar problemas con el habla, la memoria, la debilidad muscular, el equilibrio, la visión, la coordinación y otras funciones. Estos problemas pueden durar por un tiempo corto o pueden no desaparecer.
  • Coágulo de sangre o sangrado en el cerebro
  • Convulsiones
  • Accidente cerebrovascular
  • Coma
  • Infección en el cerebro, en una herida o en el cráneo
  • Inflamación cerebral
  • Reviewed last on: 2/9/2011
  • Luc Jasmin, MD, PhD, Department of Neurosurgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, and Department of Anatomy at UCSF, San Francisco, CA. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.


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Patterson JT, Hanbali F, Franklin RL, Nauta HJW. Neurosurgey. In: Townsend CM, Beauchamp RD, Evers BM, Mattox KL, eds. Sabiston Textbook of Surgery. 18th ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Saunders Elsevier; 2007:chap 72.

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