An ideal microvascular decompression technique should be simple and safe

@article{Zhong2011AnIM,
  title={An ideal microvascular decompression technique should be simple and safe},
  author={Jun Zhong},
  journal={Neurosurgical Review},
  year={2011},
  volume={35},
  pages={137-140}
}
I have read with great interest the recent paper of Masuoka et al. about a novel technique for microvascular decompression published in Neurosurgical Review 2011 [6]. The author provided a sling technique to transpose the culprit by means of stitching the offending artery to the tentorium or petrous dura. Regardless that several authors have reported the analogous retraction technique [4, 8], this paper focused on the stitching point anatomically. Although it is an alternative to separate the… CONTINUE READING
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