There are 4 types of brain tumours – Glioma, Astrocytoma, Neuroblastoma and Retinoblastoma. Brain Tumours can also be classified based on their location eg Cerebellar, Brain Stem, pituitary, optical etc.Treatment of Brain tumour depends on the type of brain tumour.With advances in imaging, earlier diagnosis, sophisticated planning, preoperative, anaesthetic management, special microscopes and surgical instruments, it is possible to remove significant amounts of brain tumour through brain tumour surgery with relative safety.
The advent of PET CT, IGRT and Gamma knife surgery (stereotactic radio surgery) is revolutionizing the treatment of various problems in the brain, including benign brain tumours in treacherous locations, like the brain stem or near the optic nerve. Howsoever, all Brain tumours do not require operation and many are treatable with radiation or chemotherapy.
Treatment is as complicated as the classification and a neurosurgeon that is able to do brain tumour surgery of one or two types of brain tumours may not be able to do the same with other types. There are some of the excellent neurosurgeons in India who specialize in bran tumour surgery in India. This is the reason that a lot of patients from across the world are coming to India for Brain Tumour Surgery. Apart for specialist doctors or neurosurgeons for brain tumor surgery, India is also a very good destination for medical treatment because of the low cost . Some of the best neurosurgeons for brain tumor surgery in India are Dr. Rana Patir, Dr. Sandeep Vaishya, Dr. Arun Saroha and Dr. Aditya Gupta. Some of the best hospitals for brain tumor surgery in India are Artemis Hospital, Gurgaon, India, Fortis Hospital, Gurgaon, India and Medanta Medicity, Gurgaon, India.
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