Long-term outcome following radical temporal bone resection for lateral skull base malignancies: a neurosurgical perspective.

@article{Kawahara2008LongtermOF,
  title={Long-term outcome following radical temporal bone resection for lateral skull base malignancies: a neurosurgical perspective.},
  author={Nobutaka Kawahara and Tomio Sasaki and Takahiro Asakage and Kazunari Nakao and Masashi Sugasawa and Hirotaka Asato and Isao Koshima and Nobuhito Saito},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgery},
  year={2008},
  volume={108 3},
  pages={
          501-10
        }
}
OBJECT Primary temporal bone malignancy is a rare form of tumor for which the therapeutic strategy remains controversial. In this study, the authors reviewed their experience with radical temporal bone resection (TBR) of such lesions and analyzed the long-term results to provide treatment recommendations. METHODS Between 1994 and 2006, 17 patients (10 men and 7 women) underwent total or subtotal TBR for primary temporal bone malignancies. Tumors were graded according to the University of… 

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