Keyhole Surgery of Pineal Area Tumors - Personal Experience in 22 Patients

@inproceedings{Kotwica2017KeyholeSO,
  title={Keyhole Surgery of Pineal Area Tumors - Personal Experience in 22 Patients},
  author={Zbigniew Kotwica and Agnieszka Saracen and Piotr Kasprzak},
  booktitle={Translational neuroscience},
  year={2017}
}
Background Pineal area tumors are challenging for surgery due to their location. However, the removal of the lesion is critical for further treatment and survival of the patients. Material and methods 22 patients with pineal area tumors were surgically treated via keyhole medial suboccipital craniotomy and supracerebellar midline approach All the patients were operated in the sitting position with the use of operating microscope and microsurgical technique. Results All patients survived… CONTINUE READING

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