NEUROSURGERY

Posterior Skull Base Surgery

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22 Posterior Skull Base Surgery Posterior Skull Base Review the anatomy of the posterior fossa and cerebellopontine angle (CPA) in Chapter 2 and see Fig. 2.9, page 30. Surgical conditions…

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Transcranial Approaches to the Skull Base

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14 Transcranial Approaches to the Skull Base 14.1 Presurgical Considerations Regarding the Approach When deciding on a surgical approach to the skull base, the surgeon must consider the lesion, the…

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Extracranial Tumors Involving the Skull Base

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23 Extracranial Tumors Involving the Skull Base Skull base tumors comprise a variety of different pathologies whose management requires a multidisciplinary approach. Although intracranial tumors may initially present to the…

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Endoscopic Transsphenoidal Approaches

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16 Endoscopic Transsphenoidal Approaches Indications 1. Tumors and lesions involving the sella, parasellar regions, and suprasellar region 2. Lesions in the frontal fossa, clivus, petrous apex, and foramen magnum (extended…

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Middle Skull Base Surgery

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21 Middle Skull Base Surgery 21.1 Meningiomas Involving the Sphenoid Bone General Information Incidence Meningiomas involving the sphenoid bone account for 11 to 18% of all intracranial meningiomas.1–3 Definitions and…

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