What is Right frontal craniotomy?

Category: Surgeries


Generic name: Craniotomy

A craniotomy is a surgical operation in which a bone flap is removed from the skull, to access the brain. Craniotomies are performed for brain lesions or traumatic brain injury, to implant deep brain stimulators for the treatment of Parkinson's disease, epilepsy and cerebellar tremor.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Epilepsy 2 1
Brain aneurysm 1 0
Brain tumor 1 0
Cerebral arteriovascular malformation 1 0
Cerebral cavernous malformation 1 0
Pituitary adenoma 1 0

Show all 9 reasons taken

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 1
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Right frontal craniotomy

Side effect Patients Percentage
Acquired brain injury 1
Bacterial meningitis 1
Epilepsy 1
Mild neurocognitive disorder 1


Currently having Right frontal craniotomy

Duration Patients Percentage
10 years or more 1

Stopped having Right frontal craniotomy

Duration Patients Percentage
Less than 1 month 10
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 2
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 0
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 1
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