Exposure of the distal cervical segment of the internal carotid artery using the trans-spinosum corridor: cadaveric study of surgical anatomy.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Exposure of the most distal portion of the cervical segment of the internal carotid artery (ICA) is technically challenging. Previous descriptions of cranial base approaches to expose this segment noted facial nerve manipulation, resection of the glenoid fossa, and significant retraction or resection of the condyle. We propose a new approach… (More)
DOI: 10.1227/01.neu.0000326019.30058.7b

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@article{Froelich2008ExposureOT, title={Exposure of the distal cervical segment of the internal carotid artery using the trans-spinosum corridor: cadaveric study of surgical anatomy.}, author={Sebastien C Froelich and Khaled M Abdel Aziz and Nicholas B. Levine and Myles L. Pensak and Philip V. Theodosopoulos and Jeffrey T. Keller}, journal={Neurosurgery}, year={2008}, volume={62 5 Suppl 2}, pages={ONS354-61; discussion ONS361-2} }