Anterior clivectomy: surgical technique and clinical applications.


OBJECT Midline clival lesions, whether involving the clivus or simply situated anterior to the brainstem, present a technical challenge for adequate exposure and safe resection. The authors describe, as a minimally invasive technique, an anterior clivectomy performed via an expanded transsphenoidal approach coupled with the use of a neuronavigation on… (More)
DOI: 10.3171/JNS/2008/109/11/0783

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