Anterior callosal section is useful for the removal of large tumors invading the dorsal part of the anterior third ventricle: operative technique and results

@article{Shiramizu2013AnteriorCS,
  title={Anterior callosal section is useful for the removal of large tumors invading the dorsal part of the anterior third ventricle: operative technique and results},
  author={Hideki Shiramizu and Tomokatsu Hori and Seigo Matsuo and Kaku Niimura and Haruko Yoshimoto and Atsushi Ishida and Keizoh Asakuno and Miki Yuzawa and Takashi Moriyama},
  journal={Neurosurgical Review},
  year={2013},
  volume={36},
  pages={467-475}
}
Large tumors invading the dorsal part of the anterior third ventricle are difficult to manage. The anterior transcallosal approach is usually used to manage these tumors. In our clinic, anterior callosal section was combined with the anterior interhemispheric (AIH) translamina terminalis approach for these tumors with excellent results. The AIH approach is useful for removing tumors in and around the anterior part of the third ventricle. However, AIH alone is insufficient for large tumors… CONTINUE READING