Clinical management of petroclival meningiomas and the eternal quest for preservation of quality of life

@article{Seifert2010ClinicalMO,
  title={Clinical management of petroclival meningiomas and the eternal quest for preservation of quality of life},
  author={Volker Seifert},
  journal={Acta Neurochirurgica},
  year={2010},
  volume={152},
  pages={1099-1116}
}
BackgroundWithin the realm of neurosurgery, petroclival meningiomas are regarded as probably the most difficult tumour to be treated by microsurgery. This is due to the not infrequently large size of the tumours which, although predominantly located in the posterior fossa, may occupy more than one cranial compartment, with often significant space-occupying effect and brain stem compression. Frequent tight brain stem adherence as well as encasement of the basilar artery, its perforators and… CONTINUE READING

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