Surgeons Collaborate to Remove Brain Tumor Without Incision

November 3, 2017

After four years of monitoring a tumor behind his nose and eyes, Jutung Chu knew it was time to take serious action when the tumor began to alter his vision.

He didn’t have to go far for care; the Johns Hopkins surgical team of Shih-Chun (David) Lin, M.D., Ph.D. and Murugappan Ramanathan Jr. M.D. were ready to perform natural orifice surgery to remove his tumor without incisions.

As part of Johns Hopkins Medicine, this advanced care is now possible at Suburban Hospital.

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