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Brain Tumor Surgery in Spain

Hospitals and medical centers in Spain performing Brain Tumor Surgery.

Cost of Brain Tumor Surgery in Spain

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Brain Tumor Surgery

$US 38,500

$US 55,000

Hospitals and clinics offering Brain Tumor Surgery in Spain

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Hospital General de Catalunya

Hospital General de Catalunya provides medical services in over 25 specialties, being one of the most technologically advanced hospitals in Europe, with an excellent medical care capacity to carry out complex surgeries and medical conditions.

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Brain Tumor is treated at HGC

Nisa Pardo de Aravaca Hospital

A modern (opened in 2007), general, private hospital located in Madrid, part of the NISA group of hospitals. The international patients department can assist patients with accomodation and trasportation, and can communicate in English as well as in Spanish.

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Brain Tumor is treated at Nisa Pardo de Aravaca Hospital

Hospital Ruber Internacional

The Hospital Ruber International by Quirónsalud is designed as a "whole hospital". Thus achieving maximum efficiency in the organization and development of the various medical, welfare, educational and research activities.

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Brain Tumor is treated at Hospital Ruber Internacional

Hospital Quirónsalud Marbella

This international hospital incorporates prestigious doctors, invests in research and development, technology and continuing education that enhances skills, in facilities, and in an increased operational efficiency in order to provide nothing but the best.

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Brain Tumor is treated at Hospital Quirónsalud Marbella

Hospital Universitario HM Montepríncipe

The Department of Neurosurgery at the University Hospital HM Montepríncipe offers a wide spectrum of services, ranging from the simplest to the most complex neurosurgical techniques in the treatment of tumors.

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Brain Tumor is treated at Hospital Universitario HM Montepríncipe

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Hospital Quirónsalud Barcelona

Hospital Quirónsalud Barcelona is the benchmark for private healthcare in southern Europe, providing world-class service for the past seventy years.

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Brain Tumor is treated at Hospital Quirónsalud Barcelona

Hospital Quirónsalud Malaga

With more than 36 medical specialties, 200 physicians and surgeons of the highest level, Hospital Quirónsalud Málaga is one of the most pertinent hospitals in Spain.

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Brain Tumor is treated at Hospital Quirónsalud Malaga

Quirónsalud Madrid University Hospital

Quirónsalud University Hospital in Madrid has 54,000 square meters in a unique building, which unites its practical nature with the comfort of patients and relatives. Quirónsalud University Hospital in Madrid offers 39 medical-surgical specialties

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Brain Tumor is treated at Hospital Quirón Madrid

Listed neurosurgeon:

Dr. Carlos Ruiz-ocaña

Head of Division of Neurological Surgery

Hospital Quirónsalud Valencia

Hospital Quirónsalud Valencia is ranked as one of the best private schools in Spain, winning nine times in the TOP 20 award in recognition of its management and quality of care.

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Brain Tumor is treated at Hospital Quirónsalud Valencia

HM Hospitales

HM Hospitales is a hospital group with six private hospitals in Madrid: three general hospitals, a cardiovascular hospital, an oncological center and a women's health hospital.

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Brain Tumor is treated at HM Hospitales

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About Brain Tumor Surgery

This information is intended for general information only and should not be considered as medical advice on the part of Health-Tourism.com. Any decision on medical treatments, after-care or recovery should be done solely upon proper consultation and advice of a qualified physician.

Brain tumor surgery is performed to remove a brain tumor.

Craniotomy is the most common method used to remove a brain tumor.

During surgery, the maximum number of tumors are removed. Most primary brain tumors are surgically removed, however there are some tumors that may not be removed completely. In these cases, the tumor may only be debulked in which the tumor’s size is reduced. This is helpful in relieving some symptoms.

The patient may need to undergo chemotherapy along with surgery.

How is a Brain Tumor Surgery Performed?
The patient is given anesthesia. The patient’s scalp is shaved. Then an incision is made in the scalp, after which a piece of the skull is cut out with a special saw. The whole tumor or part of it is removed. After the tumor is removed, the piece of bone is put back in the skull and the incision is closed with clips or staples and covered with dressing and bandage.

How to Prepare for the Surgery?

  • The patient is examined by the doctor and the overall health of the patient is reviewed.
  • The patient should inform the doctor about any allergies to medication.
  • Certain medication that the patient is taking may be stopped some days before the surgery.
  • The patient should avoid eating solid or liquid food about 8 hours prior to the surgery.
  • The patient should avoid smoking some weeks before the surgery.
  • The patient’s colon may be required to be cleansed and emptied.

Duration of procedure/surgery : The surgery will take several hours depending on the size and position of the tumors that need to be removed. Certain technical factors may also affect the duration of the surgery.

Days admitted : Approximately 2 weeks

Anesthesia : General anesthesia

Recovery : - After the surgery the patient is taken to the recovery room. - The patient is shifted to the neurosurgery ward once the patient regains consciousness. - The patient is then closely monitored in the ICU. The patient’s pupil reactions are tested and limb movements are evaluated. - The patient may experience nausea and headache. - The eyes may also swell and be bruised due to the surgery. - The wound will feel uncomfortable for many weeks. - Pain medication may be prescribed by the doctor. - The scar will heal slowly and become less noticeable in 6 to 12 months. - Partial recovery is possible in 1 to 4 weeks. The patient may be able to fully recover in 8 weeks after the surgery.

Risks : The risks associated with a brain tumor surgery may include the following: - Bleeding - Blood clots - Swelling - Injury to normal nerve tissues - Infections - Damage to a normal brain tissue leading to loss of specific brain functions and impairments - Paralysis - Sensory impairments

After care : - The bandages on the surgical wounds need to be removed and replaced regularly. - The scalp should be kept dry when the staples are not removed. - The patient may be required to take up certain therapies to improve strength and coordination. - Scalp hair may be washed in about 2 weeks after surgery. - Hair dyes and any hair cosmetics should be avoided. - The patient may be advised to avoid taking flights for about a month after the surgery as the cabin pressure may cause some problems to the patient’s brain. - The doctor should be consulted about the nature of the work if the patient is resuming job. - Sports such as boxing and rugby should be avoided for a minimum of 12 months after the surgery. - The patient should avoid drinking alcohol in large amounts as this may lead to seizures.

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