The skull base surgery program utilizes state-of-the-art diagnostic tools. As part of the workup and follow-up, a patient may need to get bloodwork, x-rays, and other tests. These are important in determining the best way to treat each individual’s condition, and to watch for any problems afterward. Some of the tests that need to be obtained may include imaging tests, performed at BMC by experts in the department of radiology. Imaging tests can include:
Tests like these and others are chosen based on the patient's needs, and after discussion with them about how these tests may impact their care. Every effort is made to accommodate a person’s specific needs in arranging and performing diagnostic tests.