Fundamentals of Cranial Neurosurgery

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6 Fundamentals of Cranial Neurosurgery Filippo Gagliardi, Elena V. Colombo, Carmine Antonio Donofrio, Cristian Gragnaniello, Anthony J. Caputy, and Pietro Mortini 6.1 Principles of Mayfield Head Holder Positioning (Fig. 6.1)…

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Nasal Surgical Anatomy

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36 Nasal Surgical Anatomy Matteo Trimarchi, Salvatore Toma, Francesco Pilolli, and Mario Bussi 36.1 Operative Theater Setup (Fig. 36.1) • Surgeon typically stands on the right side of the patient…

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Transbasal and Extended Subfrontal Bilateral Approach

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30 Transbasal and Extended Subfrontal Bilateral Approach Harminder Singh, Mehdi Zeinalizadeh, Harley Brito da Silva, and Laligam N. Sekhar 30.1 Indications • The transbasal approach is a transcranial extradural anterior…

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Endoscopic Transoral Approach

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42 Endoscopic Transoral Approach Edward E. Kerr, Lamia Buohliqah, Farid M. Elhefnawi, Ricardo L. Carrau, and Daniel M. Prevedello 42.1 Introduction The endoscopic transoral approach is a midline approach to…

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Endoscopic Endonasal Transphenoidal Approach

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38 Endoscopic Endonasal Transphenoidal Approach Kevin Swong, Asterios Tsimpas, Chirag R. Patel, and Anand V. Germanwala 38.1 Patient Positioning • Position: The patient is positioned supine with slight rotation towards…

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Supracerebellar Infratentorial Approach

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23 Supracerebellar Infratentorial Approach Pablo González-López, Javier Abarca Olivas, Iván Verdú-Martínez, and Sananthan Sivakanthan 23.1 Introduction The supracerebellar infratentorial approach is suitable for the bilateral exposure of the pineal region…

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Frontal and Bifrontal Approach

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14 Frontal and Bifrontal Approach Filippo Gagliardi, Alfio Spina, Michele Bailo, Martina Piloni, Cristian Gragnaniello, Anthony J. Caputy, and Pietro Mortini 14.1 Introduction The unilateral frontal craniotomy and its further…

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Surgical Anatomy of the Petrous Bone

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32 Surgical Anatomy of the Petrous Bone Martina Piloni, Filippo Gagliardi, Cristian Gragnaniello, Anthony J. Caputy, and Pietro Mortini 32.1 Introduction A comprehensive knowledge of the complex anatomy of the…

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Microscopic Endonasal and Sublabial Approach

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37 Microscopic Endonasal and Sublabial Approach Michael Buchfelder and Sven-Martin Schlaffer 37.1 Introduction The microscopic endonasal and sublabial approach is a midline skull-base approach, which provides direct access to the…

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