Craniotomy Procedure in Neurosurgery

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What is the purpose of a craniotomy?

To gain access to intracranial structures

In which approach is the skull cut above the tentorium?

Supratentorial craniotomy

What is the main purpose of the transsphenoidal approach?

Removing a tumor in the sella turcica

In which procedure are burr holes used?

Evacuating an intracranial hematoma

What is the function of a bone flap created in the skull during a craniotomy?

To gain access to intracranial structures

Test your knowledge on the craniotomy procedure, a surgical method used in neurosurgery to access intracranial structures for tumor removal, clot evacuation, and hemorrhage control. Learn about the different approaches used and the process of repositioning the bony flap after surgery.

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