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Endodermal cysts of the posterior fossa. Report of three cases and review of the literature.
The pathogenesis of endodermal cysts of the posterior fossa is still incompletely understood. The authors reviewed three new cases and those reported in the literature to clarify the clinical,… Expand
Combined approaches for resection of extensive glomus jugulare tumors. A review of 12 cases.
Complete resection with conservation of cranial nerves is the primary goal of contemporary surgery for glomus jugulare tumors. This publication reports the value of combined surgical approaches in… Expand
An Extreme Lateral Approach to Intradural Lesions of the Cervical Spine and Foramen Magnum
In the present report, an extreme lateral approach to the foramen magnum and cervical spine for the removal of intradural tumors is described. The approach provides a lateral exposure of the… Expand
Intracranial Hemorrhage from Aneurysms and Arteriovenous Malformations during Pregnancy and the Puerperium
&NA; Intracranial hemorrhage (ICH) from an intracranial aneurysm or arteriovenous malformation is a grave complication of pregnancy and is responsible for 5 to 12% of all maternal deaths. We… Expand
Extreme lateral transcondylar approach: technical improvements and lessons learned.
An extreme lateral transcondylar or extreme lateral transfacetal surgical approach was used to treat 22 patients with complex lesions over a 22-month period. The lesions included basilar invagination… Expand
Cavernous sinus hemangiomas: a series, a review, and an hypothesis.
Cavernous sinus hemangiomas represent 3% of all benign cavernous sinus tumors. They are dangerous tumors because of the risk of excessive bleeding, but they are easier to dissect from surrounding… Expand
Subtemporal-preauricular infratemporal fossa approach to large lateral and posterior cranial base neoplasms.
A subtemporal-preauricular infratemporal fossa approach to remove 22 large neoplasms involving the lateral and posterior cranial base is detailed. The areas from which a neoplasm could be removed by… Expand
Long-term follow-up of patients with meningiomas involving the cavernous sinus: recurrence, progression, and quality of life.
OBJECTIVE In this report, we evaluate the recurrence- and progression-free survival of patients with meningiomas involving the cavernous sinus. METHODS The rates of tumor recurrence and progression… Expand
Aneurysms of the intracavernous carotid artery: natural history and indications for treatment.
Of 37 patients with 44 intracavernous carotid artery aneurysms (ICCAAns) diagnosed between 1976 and 1988, patients with 20 aneurysms were followed without treatment for 5 months to 13 years (median,… Expand
Chordomas and chondrosarcomas of the cranial base: results and follow-up of 60 patients.
The management of chordomas and chondrosarcomas involving the cranial base remains controversial. The options for therapy include biopsy, partial resection, radical resection, and various forms of… Expand