Lateral supraorbital approach as an alternative to the classical pterional approach.

@article{Hernesniemi2005LateralSA,
  title={Lateral supraorbital approach as an alternative to the classical pterional approach.},
  author={J Hernesniemi and Keisuke Ishii and M Niemel{\"a} and Martin Smr{\vc}ka and Leena Kivipelto and Minoru Fujiki and Hu Shen},
  journal={Acta neurochirurgica. Supplement},
  year={2005},
  volume={94},
  pages={
          17-21
        }
}
OBJECTIVE The standard pterional approach has been used to approach aneurysms of the anterior circulation and the basilar tip, suprasellar tumors, cavernous lesions. The senior author (JH) established a lateral supraorbital approach as an alternative to the pterional approach after continuous trial and error. We describe the techniques of this approach based on clinical experiences. METHODS The lateral supraorbital approach is more subfrontal and anterior than the pterional approach. This… CONTINUE READING
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