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Endoscopic Brain Surgery

Side Effects of Endoscopic Brain Surgery

While the procedure is considered safe, there are side effects of endoscopic brain surgery that patients should know before undergoing the procedure. Ask your doctor to discuss these risks before any surgery is planned:
•    Reaction to anesthesia
•    Bleeding or infection from surgery
•    Brain damage to surrounding tissue
•    Vision problems
•    Scarring
•    Blood clots
•    Pneumonia
•    Seizures
•    Swelling
•    Memory problems
•    Paralysis
•    Coma

The risks of these side effects of endoscopic brain surgery vary according to each patient’s condition and the location of the problem.
 

Locations for Endoscopic Brain Surgery