Endoscopic endonasal access to the jugular foramen: defining the surgical approach.

@article{Lee2012EndoscopicEA,
  title={Endoscopic endonasal access to the jugular foramen: defining the surgical approach.},
  author={Dennis L.Y. Lee and Edward D McCoul and Vijay Karan Singh Anand and Theodore H. Schwartz},
  journal={Journal of neurological surgery. Part B, Skull base},
  year={2012},
  volume={73 5},
  pages={342-51}
}
Introduction The endoscopic endonasal approach to the parapharyngeal space (PPS) and jugular foramen is not well defined. We sought to systematically define the important landmarks and limitations of this new surgical technique using an endoscopic transmaxillary transpterygoid corridor. Methods Endoscopic dissection was performed in both sides of two latex-injected cadaver heads. Left-sided dissections were facilitated by the addition of a sublabial maxillary antrostomy. The pterygopalatine… CONTINUE READING