Management of meningiomas involving the transverse or sigmoid sinus.

  title={Management of meningiomas involving the transverse or sigmoid sinus.},
  author={Marcus D. Mazur and Aaron Cutler and William T. Couldwell and Philipp Taussky},
  journal={Neurosurgical focus},
  volume={35 6},
Meningiomas that invade the transverse or sigmoid sinuses are uncommon tumors that are challenging to treat surgically. Although the risk of recurrence is associated with the extent of resection, complete removal of meningiomas in these locations must be balanced with avoidance of venous outflow obstruction, which could cause venous infarction and significant neurological consequences. When a meningioma occludes a venous sinus completely, gross-total resection of the intravascular portion is… CONTINUE READING

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