A brain clot is the blood mass formed in the internal layers of the brain generally below the duramater. A Brain Surgery done to remove this blood mass or clot is called a brain clot removal surgery.
What are the Causes of Brain Clots?
Medically known as a subdural hematoma, brain clots generally occur due to injury to the brain, mostly due to a fall, that tears and bleeds veins in the interiors of the dura. It occurs more frequently among the infirm and the aged, infants and also in accident cases. In fact, it does not require a big blow to the brain to develop a blood clot even a slight injury can cause such a clot.
Surgery for Brain Clots
The surgery drains liquid blood by making openings into the skull. A portion of the skull may also be opened up to clear a large area or to stitch a bleeding vein.