Going through a surgical procedure may be a very stressful experience. Oftentimes, however, surgery may be the only option available to patients. For those who are going through brain surgery, a successful outcome is of the utmost importance. After all, surgical errors made in this situation could cause a permanent brain injury.
According to a report from MedicalXpress.com, pioneering brain surgery techniques could change how the whole process is viewed. Surgeons with the University of Cincinnati are now using minimally invasive techniques, which have the potential to reduce recovery times and the risk for injury.