A mother from Warwickshire has had her sight saved after having a brain tumour removed through her nose.
The procedure was carried out on Jackie Llewellyn-Robinson by surgeons at the University Hospital in Coventry.
To minimise potential side effects, surgeons decided on a two pronged approach that included a Craniotomy to remove part of the tumour and a delicate operation to remove the remainder in pieces through her nostril. Surgeon Professor Amjad Shad worked with a tiny endoscope camera and light to access the tumour from underneath the brain with long instruments. The tumour was completely removed, with no radiotherapy required.
Jackie, who is 48, was able to return to her family home in Kenilworth in Warwickshire, just five days later.
Jackie told ITV News Central that she had no scarring after the surgery.
It is the first time that a combined procedure of this nature has been undertaken in Coventry.