Omar Arnaout, MD, is a neurosurgeon in the Department of Neurosurgery at Brigham and Women's Hospital.
Meningiomas: Five Things You Should Know
A meningioma is a type of tumor that develops from the meninges, the membrane that surrounds the brain and spinal cord. Most meningiomas (90 percent) are categorized as benign tumors, while 10 percent being atypical or malignant.
Meningioma: Treatment Options for Common Brain Tumor
People who have been diagnosed with a common brain tumor known as a meningioma have several treatment options. Factors that will affect the choice of treatment areage, state of health, and where the patient will receive treatment.
New Pathways to Reach and Treat Brain Tumors
New advancements are enabling neurosurgeons to treat conditions that emerge in difficult to reach areas of the skull base.
Brain Surgery Through A “Keyhole” Brings Speedy Recovery and A Grandmother’s Return To A Full Life
A rare through-the-eyelid surgery at Brigham Health successfully removed a brain tumor with minimal pain and rapid recovery.
Having Major Brain Surgery During COVID-19
During the COVID-19 pandemic, Paula underwent brain surgery at Brigham and Women's Hospital to remove a benign brain tumor, known as a meningioma, behind her right eye.