Foramen magnum meningiomas: detailed surgical approaches and technical aspects at Lariboisière Hospital and review of the literature

@article{Bruneau2007ForamenMM,
  title={Foramen magnum meningiomas: detailed surgical approaches and technical aspects at Lariboisi{\`e}re Hospital and review of the literature},
  author={Micha{\"e}l Bruneau and Bernard George},
  journal={Neurosurgical Review},
  year={2007},
  volume={31},
  pages={19 - 33}
}
Foramen magnum meningiomas are challenging tumors, requiring special considerations because of the vicinity of the medulla oblongata, the lower cranial nerves, and the vertebral artery. After detailing the relevant anatomy of the foramen magnum area, we will explain our classification system based on the compartment of development, the dural insertion, and the relation to the vertebral artery. The compartment of development is most of the time intradural and less frequently extradural or both… CONTINUE READING
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