Extended middle fossa approach to the petroclival junction and anterior cerebellopontine angle.

@article{Danner2004ExtendedMF,
  title={Extended middle fossa approach to the petroclival junction and anterior cerebellopontine angle.},
  author={Christopher J Danner and Roberto A Cueva},
  journal={Otology & neurotology : official publication of the American Otological Society, American Neurotology Society [and] European Academy of Otology and Neurotology},
  year={2004},
  volume={25 5},
  pages={762-8}
}
OBJECTIVES This article seeks to demonstrate the use of the extended middle cranial fossa approach in the treatment of tumors arising in the anterior cerebellopontine angle and petroclival region. STUDY DESIGN We conducted a retrospective chart review. SETTING Tertiary referral center. PATIENTS : Ten-year retrospective chart review of over 800 skull base surgical cases demonstrated 16 cases in which the senior author used the extended middle cranial fossa as the sole approach to access… CONTINUE READING
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