Skull Base Surgery
Skull base consists of different parts such as brain, eyes and ears. Skull base in the lowest part that important parts such as brain, is placed there. 12 nerves including, smelling, taste, eyes movement, hearing, larynx, spinal cord and main vessels are connected with the brain. Any damages to this area can result in dead and paralysis.
Skull base surgery, is a non- invasive surgery which is used in examining, diagnosis and treatment of the benign tumors of the brain, spinal cord or skull base. This surgery also removes any congenital disorders.
- Cysts from the birth
- Tumors due to infection
- Hypophysis tumors
- Pain in Trigeminal nerve
Are some problems that removes by skull base surgery, which is done in 2 ways:
- Endoscopic surgery with less invasive
In this surgery, small incisions are created inside the nose and tumors are removed
- Open skull base surgery
In this surgery, incisions are created on the face and skull base and some parts of the bone may be removed.
- Facial pain
- Hearing loss
- Nasal congestion
- Repeated sinus infection