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Orbital tumors treated using transcranial approaches: surgical technique and neuroophthalmogical results in 41 patients.
OBJECT Orbital tumors can be divided schematically into primary lesions, originating from the orbit itself, and secondary lesions, extending to the orbit from neighboring structures. These tumors areExpand
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Dorello's Canal for Laymen: A Lego-Like Presentation.
Objective Dorello's canal was first described by Gruber in 1859, and later by Dorello. Vail also described the anatomy of Dorello's canal. In the preceding century, Dorello's canal was clinicallyExpand
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The Artery of Bernasconi and Cassinari: A Morphometric Study for Superselective Catheterization
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: The artery of Bernasconi and Cassinari is an important infraclinoid branch of the internal cerebral artery. It is of neuroendovascular relevance in view of its supply toExpand
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Tuberculum and diaphragma sella meningioma – surgical technique and visual outcome in a series of 20 cases operated over a 2.5-year period
SummaryBackground. A retrospective analysis of 20 cases of tuberculum sella meningioma with emphasis on the surgical technique and visual outcome.Methods. Between 2003 and 2006 twenty patients withExpand
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Occipital interhemispheric transtentorial approach to the superior cerebellum
The occipital interhemispheric transtentorial approach is commonly used for pineal region tumors. However, there are few reports of this approach for lesions in the superior cerebellum. We present aExpand
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Susruta and ancient Indian neurosurgery.
The Golden Age of surgery in ancient India rests largely on the shoulders of Susruta, who lived sometime between 700 and 600 B.C. Susruta practiced and propagated the art of surgery at the UniversityExpand
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The "agnes fast" craniotomy: the modified pterional (osteoplastic) craniotomy.
The "Agnes Fast" craniotomy is a fast and simple way of performing the pterional craniotomy while preserving the temporalis muscle, together with its fascia and bony attachment. Using this technique,Expand
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Petrous carotid exposure with eustachian tube preservation: a morphometric elucidation.
Inadvertent injury to eustachian tube leading to cerebrospinal fluid rhinorrhea is a known complication associated with drilling of Glasscock's triangle to expose the horizontal petrous internalExpand
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The superior transvelar approach to the fourth ventricle and brainstem.
Objective The superior transvelar approach is used to access pathologies located in the fourth ventricle and brainstem. The surgical path is below the venous structures, through the superiorExpand
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