Closure of large skull base defects after endoscopic transnasal craniotomy. Clinical article.

  title={Closure of large skull base defects after endoscopic transnasal craniotomy. Clinical article.},
  author={Richard J Harvey and Jo{\~a}o Fl{\'a}vio Nogueira and Rodney J. Schlosser and Sunil. J. Patel and Eduardo de Arnaldo Silva Vellutini and Aldo Eden Cassol Stamm},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgery},
  volume={111 2},
OBJECT The authors describe the utility of and outcomes after endoscopic transnasal craniotomy and skull reconstruction in the management of skull base pathologies. METHODS The authors conducted a observational study of patients undergoing totally endoscopic, transnasal, transdural surgery. The patients included in the study underwent treatment over a 12-month period at 2 tertiary medical centers. The pathological entity, region of the ventral skull base resected, and size of the dural defect… CONTINUE READING
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