Management of anterolateral foramen magnum meningiomas: surgical vs conservative decision making.

@article{Pirotte2010ManagementOA,
  title={Management of anterolateral foramen magnum meningiomas: surgical vs conservative decision making.},
  author={Beno{\^i}t Pirotte and Jacques Brotchi and Olivier Dewitte},
  journal={Neurosurgery},
  year={2010},
  volume={67 3 Suppl Operative},
  pages={
          ons58-70; discussion ons70
        }
}
BACKGROUND Anterolateral meningiomas of the foramen magnum (FMMs) represent a neurosurgical challenge because they grow in close contact with osteoarticular, nervous, and vascular structures that cannot be sacrificed or retracted. OBJECTIVE To evaluate our strategy and results in 26 patients with FMMs and analyze factors affecting the decision-making process, resection, and outcome. METHODS Among 26 consecutive symptomatic FMM (10 anterior, 16 lateral) patients (16 women, 10 men, ages 28-82… CONTINUE READING

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