burrhole

burrhole

the hole made surgically in bone to allow access to tissues below. Connecting a series of holes facilitates removal of a bone flap.
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All surgical lesions were treated under general anaesthesia with standard surgical procedures such as craniotomy (in cases of extradural/subdural haematoma and contusion resection) while burrhole aspiration was used for ICH which required surgical evacuation.
Use of drains versus no drains after burrhole evacuation of chronic subdural haematoma: a randomized controlled trial.
The role of postoperative patient posture in the recurrence of traumatic chronic subdural hematoma after burrhole surgery.
5, and was taken to theatre where a right parietal craniotomy and left parietal burrhole were performed to evacuate the SDH.