Microsurgical anatomy and surgical exposure of the petrous segment of the internal carotid artery.

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OBJECTIVE The petrous segment of the internal carotid artery has been exposed in the transpetrosal, subtemporal, infratemporal, transnasal, transmaxillary, transfacial, and a variety of transcranial approaches. The objective of the current study was to examine anatomic features of the petrous carotid and its branches as related to the variety of approaches… (More)
DOI: 10.1227/01.NEU.0000327037.75571.10

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@article{Osawa2008MicrosurgicalAA, title={Microsurgical anatomy and surgical exposure of the petrous segment of the internal carotid artery.}, author={Shigeyuki Osawa and Albert L. Rhoton and Necmettin Tanriover and Satoru Shimizu and K Fujii}, journal={Neurosurgery}, year={2008}, volume={63 4 Suppl 2}, pages={210-38; discussion 239} }