The surgeon will then create an opening in your skull, called a craniotomy, over the AVM.
The Claimant was then advised that the only alternative was for him to have a craniotomy.
He was transferred to Stoke Royal Infirmary and underwent a front temporal craniotomy to evacuate the haematoma.
The trigeminal nerve is exposed by performing a craniotomy (small hole in the skull behind the ear ).
Patients were treated according to standard protocols including emergency craniotomy where necessary.