Navigating Complexity: Dr. Raveesh Sunkara's Approach to Brain Tumor Surgery

I. OVERVIEW: 

Meningioma

65-year-old patient Mrs. Laxmi presented with sudden onset seizures. Later, it was found to be caused by a large space-occupying brain lesion. Despite being previously healthy, she had been experiencing persistent headaches for several months, which she had been self-medicating.

Dr. Raveesh Sunkara diagnosed her with a Meningioma. It is a benign tumor arising from the meninges of the brain.

The tumor, over 10 cm in size, was situated at the base of the brain. It posed significant surgical challenges due to its location encasing major blood vessels. However, Dr. Raveesh and his team successfully performed the complex brain tumor surgery in Hyderabad.

Navigating Complexity: Dr. Raveesh Sunkara's Approach to Brain Tumor Surgery

I. OVERVIEW: 

Meningioma

65-year-old patient Mrs. Laxmi presented with sudden onset seizures. Later, it was found to be caused by a large space-occupying brain lesion. Despite being previously healthy, she had been experiencing persistent headaches for several months, which she had been self-medicating.

Dr. Raveesh Sunkara diagnosed her with a Meningioma. It is a benign tumor arising from the meninges of the brain.

The tumor, over 10 cm in size, was situated at the base of the brain. It posed significant surgical challenges due to its location encasing major blood vessels. However, Dr. Raveesh and his team successfully performed the complex brain tumor surgery in Hyderabad.

II. DOCTOR NAME: 

Dr. Raveesh Sunkara, renowned as the best neurosurgeon in Hyderabad, led the diagnosis and treatment of the patient.

III. PATIENT DETAILS: 

  • Name: Laxmi (Pseudonym) 
  • Age: 65 years old 
  • Medical History: Generally healthy, aside from being slightly overweight, with no prior medical issues.

IV. SYMPTOMS:

  • Sudden onset of seizures/fits
  • Persistent headaches over the last 3 to 4 months

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V. TEST PERFORMED: 

MRI

  • MRI of the brain

It revealed a large space-occupying lesion consistent with a Meningioma.

VI. DIAGNOSIS: 

Space-occupying lesion (brain tumor) identified, suspected to be a Meningioma due to its benign nature. The tumor measured over 10 cm. It was located at the base of the brain, encasing major blood vessels.

Brain TumorVII. TREATMENT: 

  • Surgical removal of the Meningioma (brain tumor).

VIII. DESCRIPTION OF THE TREATMENT: 

  • The surgery lasted for approximately 15 hours due to the complexity of the tumor’s size and location. Precision was crucial to avoid damage to surrounding brain tissue and blood vessels.
  • The procedure involved dissecting each blood vessel and nerve attached to the tumor. Mrs. Laxmi was transferred to the Neuro-Critical Care unit after the surgery. She regained consciousness within 12 hours.

IX. POST TREATMENT GUIDELINES:

  • Laxmi showed significant improvement in the following days and was discharged with a positive outlook.
  • She was advised to follow post-operative care instructions. It included regular follow-ups and monitoring for recurrence or complications.

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Dr. Raveesh emphasizes the importance of not neglecting symptoms such as persistent headaches. It can indicate underlying conditions like brain tumors.

The most important takeaways from this case study are:

  • Brain tumors can be completely silent. Not everyone is as lucky as Mrs. Laxmi. It is crucial not to neglect symptoms like persistent headaches. We should spread awareness of brain tumors.
  • Brain tumors can be cured at any age. However, finding the right professionals and facilities for treating them is essential. It can significantly influence the survival rate and quality of life. 
  • Dr Raveesh and his team at Arete Hospitals have an exceptional track record in treating complex brain tumors.