Mumbai doctors preserve top half of woman’s skull in her abd
In a lifesaving surgery, neurologists from Mumbai removed the top half of a 21-year-old woman’s skull and preserved it in her abdominal wall. Doctors said the patient is stable and will undergo a skull reconstruction surgery in second week of February.

The surgery — known as decompressive circumferential craniectomy — is extremely rare. The entire top half of the skull is removed to reduce the pressure resulting from extensive swelling of the brain. In most cases, the surgery involves the removal of a part of the skull to allow the swelling to reduce....

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