Pre-operative embolization of a meningioma
Pre-operative embolization may be performed to reduce the amount of blood flow to a tumour. Under certain conditions this procedure may reduce the amount of bleeding during a resection surgery of the meningioma tumour.
|Before embolization||After embolization|
|The tumour can be visualized in the top centre of the image.||Following the embolization procedure, the blood supply is markedly reduced.|