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How long do keyhole craniectomies take?

Dr. Isaac Yang, MD
Neurosurgeon

The keyhole craniectomy takes about 90 minutes on average, from the moment it starts to the moment the last staple is placed. Larger craniotomies can take two to three hours on average.

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