Brain Surgery: What to Expect
If you have been referred to a hospital so you can undergo brain surgery, you may be worried about the prospect of having your skull opened up and part of your brain removed. This article will explain the process of preparing, undergoing and recovering from brain surgery. The types of brain surgery. There are two common types of brain surgery, the biopsy and the craniotomy. A biopsy is often performed when your doctor wishes to investigate a suspected brain tumour.